Regulation and Tax Breaks fo Bitcoin Proposed by N.J. Lawmakers
Two north Jersey lawmakers recently proposed a 30-page bill (A4478) that would create a regulatory framework for the companies that deal in digital currency and offer tax breaks to companies that produce, service or exchange it. Via NJ.com
BPU Wants to Double Energy-Storage Technology Allocation to $6 Million
The state wants to double the $3 million it awarded in the current fiscal year for energy-storage projects, a technology crucial to the goal of having more electricity produced from renewable sources, such as solar and wind. Story via NJ Spotlight
Drone Use is Soaring in South Jersey
Drone hobbyists, like the members of the Oaklyn Rotor-E Drones Club, frequently meet to discuss the physics of flight, go over safety tips, share drone stories and — of course — fly their drones. The club formed in 2014 and has hosted several successful gatherings in New Jersey.
Texting in the Cockpit? The FAA's Plan to Cut Delays
A cockpit-to-tower digital communications system that's been used on a trial basis at Newark Liberty International Airport is improving efficiency and safety as well as cutting delays, by eliminating much of the talking that pilots and air traffic controllers do, in favor of what are essentially text messages, officials said on Thursday.
How One NJ Company is Using Drones to Revolutionize the Agricultural Industry
It's not a bird, or a plane -- per say. It's a drone, and Dan Murray, founder of Mount Laurel-based company Unmanned Sensing Systems said it's going to change the agricultural business forever. Murray's fledgling company is one of the first in the state to gain federal approvals to operate drones commercially in all 50 states,…