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Could Austin's tech boom turn into a tech wreck?

(Andrea Guzmán/Austonia)

Austin’s boom over the past couple of years has seen a flood of tech workers making up about a fifth of all jobs and software engineers earning an average salary of more than $128,000. The city has also won the headquarters of giants like Tesla and Oracle and expansions from others.

But lately, it’s hard to ignore that even the giants are feeling worked up over market sentiment. Meta is reportedly slashing hiring plans and Tesla has talked of layoffs. Startup founders are being told to plan for the worst and venture capitalists are becoming more risk-averse.

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Biker fest still prepared to 'ROT' and roll in Bastrop despite 2,500-attendee limit

(Republic of Texas Motorcycle Rally/Facebook)

The largest ticketed motorcycle rally in the U.S. said it will limit its attendance to 2,500 per Bastrop County rules as it forges ahead with plans for its event at Mere's Reserve on the Colorado from June 9-12.

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Seeing green: 11 ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Austin

Jack & Ginger's at The Domain Northside is hosting a daylong fest full of live music, drinks and food. (Jack & Ginger's/Instagram)

Just like the springtime leaves on the trees, St. Patrick's Day is here to bring green to all kinds of bars, restaurants and events in Austin Thursday.

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