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Self-driving cars make bumpy debut at Navy Yard

August 6 | Scott Enman

New York’s first commercial self-driving vehicles are opening to the public on Wednesday at the Brooklyn Navy Yard — but there may still be some kinks to work out after a test ride on Tuesday resulted in a minor collision with another car. The autonomous vehicle — one of six provided by Optimus Ride, a […]

A new Navy Yard program shows Brooklyn’s tech bubble is as strong as ever

August 6 | Michael Stahl

Amazon who? When the Jeff Bezos-born tech giant retreated in February from its pact with New York City to open a headquarters in Queens, many speculated the five-borough people and politicians who waged all those virulent protests would come to regret them. Forbes wrote of the trillion-dollar digital retailer, infamous for union busting and paying […]

DRL Pilots celebrate at the Allianz_DRL Formula E E-Prix Party Presented by BMW. Photo courtesy of The Drone Racing League

Drones, DJs and virtual reality headline Navy Yard party

July 16 | Mary Frost

The piercing whine of drones hurtling at 90 mph around a fluorescent 3D course and the roar of hundreds of fans shook the cavernous Agger Fish warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Friday night during one of the most memorable parties of the summer. It was the Drone Racing League’s first live New York event, […]

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