Three months after several airlines banned “smart” luggage with non-removeable lithium ion batteries, one of the technology’s leading manufacturers, New York-based Bluesmart, has called it quits. In a blog announcement posted on its website April 30, Bluesmart said “changes in policies announced by several major airlines at the end of last year … put our company in an irreversibly difficult financial and business situation. After exploring all the possible ...

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