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Cops Terrorize Black Family but Blame License Plate Reader for Misidentifying 'Stolen' Car

The Aurora Police Department in Colorado is blaming its license plate reader for misidentifying a “stolen” vehicle after video went viral showing a Black family with young children being menaced and traumatized by several cops. It’s just the latest example of police terror. The incident likely wouldn’t have drawn much…Read more...
Tags: Videos, Twitter, Science, Colorado, Police, Viral Videos, Black, Aurora, Aurora Police Department


Cops Terrorize Black Family but Blame License Plate Reader for Misidentifying 'Stolen' Vehicle

The Aurora Police Department in Colorado is blaming its license plate reader for misidentifying a “stolen” vehicle after video went viral showing a Black family with young children being menaced and traumatized by several cops. It’s just the latest example of police terror that likely wouldn’t have drawn much…Read more...
Tags: Videos, Twitter, Science, Colorado, Police, Viral Videos, Black, Aurora, Aurora Police Department


Dawn Aerospace unveils the Mk II Aurora suborbital space plane, capable of multiple same-day flights

Just like we enjoy a range of different possible modes of transportation on Earth, the potential of the space economy allows for many different types of of vehicles and launch systems. Dawn Aerospace took the wrapper off one today, a suborbital spaceplane called the Dawn Mk-II Aurora that’s smaller than a compact car and that will be capable of making multiple return trips to suborbital space per day. The Mk-II is, as its name suggests, a second iteration of the concept created by Dawn. The Mk-I...
Tags: Tech, Netherlands, New Zealand, Dawn, Aurora, Delft, Technical University of Delft, Dawn Aerospace


New Zealand firm Dawn Aerospace unveils sub-orbital plane

A Kiwi-Dutch company hoping to revolutionise space transport has today unveiled its reusable test plane that takes off from small airports around the country.Dawn Aerospace rolled out the carbon fibre Mk-II Aurora fitted with avionics... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Aurora, Dawn Aerospace


The Station: Winners and losers in Paris, Rivian sets a delivery date, Waymo and FCA deepen ties

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox.  Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. It’s that whacky time of year when the heavens open and earnings fall from the sky, giving us precious insight into publicly traded companies. Over at TechCrunch we closely follow startups; we ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Hong Kong, Europe, Florida, Texas, London, China, Berlin, Israel, Los Angeles, Tech, General Motors, Tesla


Peaceful Protests, Violent Clashes Erupt Over The Weekend In Some U.S. Cities

(CNN) — Protests flared up across the country this weekend, two months after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis catalyzed a nationwide reckoning over race and policing. From Portland to Seattle to Louisville, Kentucky, protesters took to the streets, as the nation honored the life of civil rights hero John Lewis. Some protests were largely peaceful. Others descended into clashes between law enforcement and demonstrators. Here’s a break down of the unrest. Portland, Oregon Portla...
Tags: John Lewis, News, Minneapolis, Navy, California News, America, Dhs, Cnn, Austin, Portland, Homeland Security, Victoria, Seattle, Donald Trump, Taylor, Black


Linderhof Am Morgen: A New Morning Perfume By Aurora Par Charles Wong

Aurora Par Charles Wong, the niche perfume brand from Hong Kong, announced the launch of its second fragrance, Linderhof Am Morgen. Paying tribute to the dreamy, fairy-tale and passionate late Moon King of Bavaria, King Ludwig II, and the visit of his splendor and luxurious residence, Linderhof, deep in the forest in southern Germany, Linderhof am Morgen – Aurora par Charles Wong Eau de Parfum ... Read full article: Linderhof Am Morgen: A New Morning Perfume By Aurora Par Charles Wong from Fr...
Tags: Hong Kong, Fashion, Bavaria, Aurora, Linderhof, Ludwig II, Fragrantica Perfumes, Charles Wong, Eau de Parfum Read, Linderhof Am Morgen, Morgen Paying, Germany Linderhof am Morgen


Aurora protest: One shot after car drives through Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Colorado

A car ploughed into a crowd of Black Lives Matter demonstrators protesting against systemic racism and police brutality and a protester has been shot in Colorado.The Aurora Police Department said the demonstrator who was shot was rushed to hospital in stable condition – adding that a protester shot a weapon which hit at least one person.
Tags: News, Colorado, Aurora, Aurora Police Department


Footage shows moment car drives through crowd of protesters in Colorado – video

A car drove through a crowd and a person was shot in the Denver suburb of Aurora on Saturday during demonstrations against racial injustice. The Aurora police department said on Twitter that protesters were walking on Interstate 225 when a vehicle drove through them, and a protester fired a weapon, wounding at least one person who was taken to a hospital in stable conditionCar drives through Black Lives Matter protest in Aurora, Colorado Continue reading...
Tags: Protest, Colorado, World news, US news, Denver, Black Lives Matter Movement, Aurora, Aurora Colorado Continue


Footage shows moment car drives through protesters in Colorado – video

A car drove through a crowd and a protester was shot in the Denver suburb of Aurora on Saturday during demonstrations against racial injustice. The Aurora police department said on Twitter that protesters were walking on Interstate 225 when a vehicle drove through them, and a protester fired a weapon, wounding at least one person who was taken to a hospital in stable conditionCar drives through Black Lives Matter protest in Aurora, Colorado Continue reading...
Tags: Protest, Colorado, World news, US news, Denver, Black Lives Matter Movement, Aurora, Aurora Colorado Continue


A Google employee posted an anonymous survey about about whether working from home was affecting mental health, and two-thirds of the nearly 10,000 respondents said yes (GOOG, AAPL, CRM, MSFT)

This month a Google employee posted a poll on the social network Blind asking employees if remote work was hurting their mental health. More than 9,700 employees of different companies responded, with two-thirds saying they were feeling stressed by working from home.  The companies where the most employees feel remote work is hurting their mental health are Yelp, Facebook, PayPal, and Yahoo. The companies where the fewest employees feel remote work stress are Snapchat, Workday, and T-Mobile. ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, Microsoft, Yahoo, Stanford, Boston, Trends, Starbucks, Siemens, Hulu, Aurora, Vodaphone, Raytheon


A Google employee posted an anonymous survey asking whether working from home was hurting workers' mental health, and two-thirds of the nearly 10,000 respondents said yes (GOOG, AAPL, CRM, MSFT)

This month a Google employee posted a poll on the social network Blind asking employees if remote work was hurting their mental health. More than 9,700 employees of different companies responded, with two-thirds saying they were feeling stressed by working from home.  The companies where the most employees feel remote work is hurting their mental health are Yelp, Facebook, PayPal, and Yahoo. The companies where the fewest employees feel remote work stress are Snapchat, Workday, and T-Mobile. ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, Microsoft, Yahoo, Stanford, Boston, Trends, Starbucks, Ufc, Siemens, Hulu, Aurora, Vodaphone


Tesla takes aim at Rivian in lawsuit alleging trade secret theft, poaching talent

Tesla filed a lawsuit against electric vehicle automaker Rivian and four former employers, on allegations of poaching talent and stealing trade secrets. Bloomberg was the first to report the lawsuit filed in California Superior Court in Santa Clara. Tesla alleges in the lawsuit that Rivian recruits Tesla employees and encourages them to take proprietary information as they leave. Tesla claims in the lawsuit that it has discovered an “alarming pattern” among employees who have recently left to jo...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Aurora, Zoox, Amazon Ford, Normal Illinois, XPENG Motors, Rivian, RJ Scaringe, LA Auto Show Since, California Superior Court in Santa Clara Tesla, Rivan, T Rowe Price Associates Inc Amazon


Investors like Amazon and SoftBank are betting these 10 self-driving-car startups are primed to take on Tesla and Waymo

More money is flowing into the autonomous-vehicle industry than ever. As the technology evolves, that money is going to fewer companies. The coronavirus is likely to accelerate the industry's trend toward consolidation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The autonomous vehicle industry is consolidating, and the space that once frothed over with huge investments has settled into a steady simmer.  With many autonomous-vehicle companies years away from bringing in meaningful rev...
Tags: Amazon, Softbank, Trends, Tesla, Aurora, PitchBook, Waymo, Tesla Waymo, Nuro, Innoviz Technologies Total, Quanergy Total, Pony ai Total, Aurora Innovation Total, Nuro Total, Argo AI Total


Fiat Chrysler and Waymo just announced an exclusive deal for advanced self-driving technology (GOOGL, FCAU)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has expanded its relationship with Waymo, making the Alphabet self-driving division its exclusive partner. Waymo will provide its autonomous "Driver" technology to FCA's entire vehicle brand portfolio. FCA and Waymo had already collaborated on the Waymo One ride-hailing service in Arizona; Waymo One uses Chrysler Pacifica minivans. The companies said they would commence a new effort for commercial vehicles, using the RAM ProMaster cargo vehicle. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Facebook, California, France, US, Trends, Arizona, Fca, Jaguar Land Rover, John Krafcik, Fiat Chrysler, Nhtsa, Chrysler Pacifica, PHOENIX Arizona, Aurora, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Waymo and Fiat Chrysler’s next big project is to develop self-driving Ram vans

Waymo and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have inked a deal to develop and test autonomous cargo vans and other light commercial vehicles designed to shuttle goods. The agreement is an expansion of a partnership that kicked off four years ago with a focus on self-driving Pacifica hybrid minivans meant to transport people. The deal is the latest example of Waymo’s efforts to build out the delivery arm of its autonomous vehicle technology business. The two companies said the initial plan is to integr...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Arizona, Fca, Autonomous Vehicles, Anki, Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler, Aurora, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Groupe PSA, Waymo, Aurora Innovation, Waymo FCA


Ex-Justice Department lawyer will lead Elijah McClain probe

An investigation spurred by the death of a 23-year-old Black man after suburban Denver police stopped him last year will be led by a former Justice Department lawyer who oversaw its investigation of police in Ferguson, Missouri following the death of Michael Brown in 2014. Jonathan Smith, the executive director of the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, will lead the three-person panel reviewing policing policies at issue in the death of Elijah McClain, Sentinel Co...
Tags: News, Michael Brown, Ferguson Missouri, Denver, Justice Department, Jonathan Smith, Aurora, McClain, Elijah McClain, Elijah McClain Sentinel Colorado


Robot-car startup Aurora navigates its way to Texas for testing

Its autonomous minivans and huge Class 8 trucks are bound for the Lone Star State
Tags: Texas, News, Cars, Trends, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Aurora


Aurora expands to Texas in bid to ramp up self-driving truck efforts

Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Amazon, is expanding into Texas as it aims to accelerate the development of self-driving trucks. The company said it plans to test commercial routes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area with a mix of Fiat Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Class 8 trucks. A small fleet of Pacificas will arrive first. The trucks will be on the road in Texas by the end of the year, according to the company. Aurora’s Texas office, which will staff about two dozen peo...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Transportation, Texas, Tech, Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Trucks, Aurora, Blackmore, Aurora Innovation, Fiat Chrysler Pacifica, Pacificas, Dallas Fort Worth Area, Aurora s Texas


Investors are placing their biggest bets on these 10 self-driving car startups

More money is flowing into the autonomous-vehicle industry than ever. As the technology evolves, that money is going to fewer companies. The coronavirus is likely to accelerate the industry's trend toward consolidation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The autonomous vehicle industry is consolidating, and the space that once frothed over with huge investments has settled into a steady simmer.  With many autonomous-vehicle companies years away from bringing in meaningful rev...
Tags: Amazon, Softbank, Trends, Tesla, Aurora, PitchBook, Waymo, Tesla Waymo, Nuro, Innoviz Technologies Total, Quanergy Total, Pony ai Total, Aurora Innovation Total, Nuro Total, Argo AI Total


After Dragging His Feet, CO Guv Issues Statewide Mask Mandate: ‘No Mask, No Service’

Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) issued a statewide mask mandate Thursday afternoon — finally giving in to pressure from mask orders in more than 20 other states to make the move. “Look, in Colorado, there’s no shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service,” Polis said in a news conference Thursday. “Very simple.” Polis made the announcement just one week after he declined to issue a formal order requiring masks, despite increasing pressure from other Democratic governors and local Colorado offi...
Tags: News, Colorado, Montana, Masks, Alabama, Georgia, Npr, Denver, Savannah, Democratic, Steve Bullock, Aurora, Denver Post, Polis, Brian Kemp, Jared Polis


Hollywood Casino in Aurora may lay off more than 100 employees

More than 100 employees of the Hollywood Casino in Aurora are set to be laid off in September, according to a notice the company has filed.
Tags: Aurora, Hollywood Casino


Navistar teams up with TuSimple to produce self-driving trucks by 2024

Navistar and TuSimple deepened their two-year relationship on Wednesday, announcing plans to develop and begin producing autonomous semi trucks by 2024. The strategic partnership includes Navistar taking an undisclosed stake in self-driving trucks startup TuSimple. The plan is to move away from retrofitting the Navistar International commercial trucks that TuSimple currently uses and instead develop semi trucks specifically designed for autonomous operations. “Autonomous technology is ente...
Tags: Transportation, Mexico, Tech, Customers, UPS, Automotive, United States, Arizona, Berkshire Hathaway, Autonomous Vehicles, Morgan Stanley, Kodiak, Aurora, Ike, United States Canada, Volvo Group


The top 20 most valuable venture-backed AI companies, including Palantir, UiPath, and Databricks — valued at over $120 billion total (UBER, GOOG)

A list of the 20 most valuable venture-backed companies in artificial intelligence boasts a combined valuation of some $120 billion. Most of the list are privately-held startups; some of them — namely Waymo and Uber Advanced Technology Group — are subsidiaries of much larger companies, but that are said to be eyeing IPOs of their own. Investment remains robust despite an uncertain economy, a reflection of the great potential of AI innovation, analysts say.  Seven of the 20 make autonomous car ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Uber, Microsoft, Stanford, US, Trends, Chicago, Google Docs, Andreessen Horowitz, Jeff Bezos, Palantir, General Atlantic, General Catalyst, Databricks, Salesforce Ventures


The top 20 most valuable venture-backed AI companies, including Palantir, UiPath, and Databricks — valued at $120 billion total (UBER, GOOG)

A list of the 20 most valuable venture-backed companies in artificial intelligence boasts a combined valuation of some $120 billion. Most of the list are privately-held startups; some of them — namely Waymo and Uber Advanced Technology Group — are subsidiaries of much larger companies, but that are said to be eyeing IPOs of their own. Investment remains robust despite an uncertain economy, a reflection of the great potential of AI innovation, analysts say.  Seven of the 20 make autonomous car ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Uber, New York, Microsoft, Stanford, US, Trends, Chicago, Google Docs, Andreessen Horowitz, Jeff Bezos, Palantir, General Atlantic, General Catalyst, Databricks


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Hole in wall allows more than 20 snakes to enter Aurora woman’s apartment (Thanks to DaninDallas)
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Save $200 on the fantastic Alienware Aurora R8 gaming PC

The Aurora R8 desktop gaming desktop is a great example of what an affordable gaming tower can be.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Computing, Aurora, Alienware Aurora, Alienware Aurora R8, Alienware Deals, Dell 2020, Gaming PC deals


Video shows Aurora officer pointing gun at doctor’s head; city now facing potential lawsuit

An Aurora doctor is preparing to file a federal lawsuit against the City of Aurora and its police department after an officer pointed a gun at the man.
Tags: News, Aurora


Here are 39 of the best July 4th deals to help keep some money in your wallet

We’re at the midway point of 2020. So...how’s the year going for you so far?  Yeah...we can guess. But while there’s a lot about 2020 we can’t directly control, maybe a little retail therapy can help make you feel better. Sure, the 39 items we gathered together can absolutely bring a smile to your face. But more importantly these days, they’re all sporting some significant discounts of up to $300 off.  On top of the already lower prices, you can also feel the July 4th love with some extra...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Post, Bluetooth, News, Germany, Sony, Shop, AAA, Sarah, Tripod, Altec Lansing, Aurora, Heinen, Aduro, Alexander Grahovsky


4 Aurora Police Officers Out After Photo Reenacting Chokehold Of Elijah McClain

"They don't deserve to wear a badge anymore," Aurora's interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson said.
Tags: News, Aurora, Aurora Police, Elijah McClain, Vanessa Wilson