The possibilities of blockchain in regulating marijuana supply chains

The possibilities of blockchain in regulating marijuana supply chains

The contradiction between the federal and state regulations on growing and distributing marijuana could be alleviated by bringing trustability into pot supply chains. This can be done by adopting blockchain technology which can account for every step of the marijuana logistics process from the field to the consumer’s doorstep.

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Hydrogen fuel cells – part of the solution to reduce maritime industry emissions?

Hydrogen fuel cells – part of the solution to reduce maritime industry emissions?

With widespread adoption and government backing, hydrogen fuel cells could be an economically viable alternative to bunker fuel in the maritime industry, especially after the IMO sulfur cap regulation kicks in by 2020.

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Blockchain in Transport Alliance welcomes Hong Kong-based Tigers

Blockchain in Transport Alliance welcomes Hong Kong-based Tigers

Hong Kong-based Tigers, a global transportation and logistics company, is the latest member of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA is developing blockchain standards for the global transportation/logistics/supply chain marketplace.

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Lori is driving visibility and transparency in emerging markets’ chaotic logistics systems

Lori is driving visibility and transparency in emerging markets’ chaotic logistics systems

Kenya-based startup Lori has built a logistics platform that is revolutionising the cargo-transport value chain in Africa by seamlessly connecting cargo owners, shippers and transporters via a digital freight marketplace.

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Hyundai and Kia invest $300 million in India’s cab-hailing giant Ola

Hyundai and Kia invest $300 million in India’s cab-hailing giant Ola

Hyundai, Kia and Ola will collaborate to develop fleet and mobility solutions, electric vehicles and infrastructure specific to the Indian market, they said in a joint statement. This is Hyundai’s and Kia's biggest combined investment, and also is Hyundai's first venture into fleet vehicles.

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Self-driving cars and clogged city streets highlight the need for efficient regulation

Self-driving cars and clogged city streets highlight the need for efficient regulation

As cities witness the steady rise in vehicle inflow on their streets, city administrations would have to contend with two primary issues - prevalence of parking spots and the regular occurrence of traffic jams. Traffic micro-simulation models suggest a new regulatory scheme that might offer some respite.

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Uber planned on running 13,000 self-driving taxis by 2019

Uber planned on running 13,000 self-driving taxis by 2019

Recently uncovered case files from the Waymo vs Otto trade secret theft case, reveal Uber’s optimism with self-driving cars in 2016, which included the company envision running 75,000 self-driving vehicles across 13 cities by 2022.

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BiTA blockchain standards bring the industry closer to seamless shipment tracking

BiTA blockchain standards bring the industry closer to seamless shipment tracking

Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) has published its inaugural blockchain standards, with the consortium trusting the framework would act as a springboard for companies within the industry to develop blockchain-related applications.

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Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

Volvo has started testing connected vehicle technology in California, plus Michigan governor pitches fuel tax hike, California legislator wants to phase out diesel engines and Alibaba buys into delivery company.

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