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The cars will operate as a loop shuttle service connecting NYC Ferry passengers to the Cumberland Gate. Rendering courtesy of Optimus Ride

New York’s first commercial self-driving vehicles coming to Brooklyn Navy Yard

March 20 | Scott Enman

The first commercial self-driving vehicles in New York are coming to the Brooklyn Navy Yard this spring. The cars, provided by Optimus Ride, a Boston-based self-driving vehicle technology company, will operate as a loop shuttle service connecting NYC Ferry passengers to the Cumberland Gate at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Cumberland Street. “The Navy […]

At the city’s first joint simulated cyber war on Tuesday, Blue Team defenders filled a large hall at NYU Tandon in Downtown Brooklyn. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

City preps for cyber attacks in Downtown Brooklyn

March 15 | Mary Frost

A large-scale computer network attack took place in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday — but it was just a drill. A little-known agency, New York City Cyber Command, aka NYC3, staged its first-ever joint simulated cyber war. NYC3 is the center of gravity for the city’s cyber security mission, responsible for the government’s enterprise and public […]