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Blockchain explained in 500 words.


Written by ZD NET

Blockchain is an algorithm and distributed data structure designed to manage electronic cash without any central administrator. The original blockchain was invented in 2008 by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto to support Bitcoin, the first large-scale peer-to-peer crypto-currency, completely free of government and institutions. 468 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Laughter helps drive home the safety message.

Councils are using humour to raise awareness of road safety issues among children and parents. They are handing out booklets, by creative agency Serious Comedy, which feature amusing scenarios to shed light on dangerous parking and driving as well as offering children advice on how to cycle safely to school. 823 more words

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New VED system will net government an additional £1.4 billion over next 4 years.

2017 road tax rules will add more than £500 to the long-term running costs of Britain’s most-popular and eco-friendly cars

Buyers of the most-polluting vehicles could save up to £245… 667 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Honda has reached the 100 million milestone.


Honda has reached the 100 million milestone for the number of cars it has built worldwide.

Honda began building automobiles in 1963 with the production of the T360 mini-truck and the S500 sports car. 52 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Vehicles fitted with autonomous technologies will most benefit people with personal mobility challenges says new survey.


Vehicles fitted with autonomous technologies will bring most benefit to the personal mobility of the disabled (56%), the visually impaired (42%) and the elderly (30%), according to a survey of the British public conducted by Nissan. 341 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Commercial vehicle registrations up 11.7% over eleven months.


Brussels, 22 December 2016 – In November 2016, demand for new commercial vehicles in the EU increased significantly (+13.2%) to 203,799 units, following a decline in the preceding month. 446 more words

Christopher Macgowan