Nissan’s first European self-driving car trials begin on London roads next month

Nissan’s first European self-driving car trials begin on London roads next month

 Nissan will start testing a version of its electric Leaf car with autonomous driving capabilities in London next month, kicking off its first European trials on public roads, Reuters reports. The Japanese carmaker also recently announced that it would be building two new vehicles in the UK, where it makes around a third of the total volume of vehicles produced overall. Self-driving trials… Read More

98% of Bitcoin trading volume over the past six months was in Chinese Renminbi

98% of Bitcoin trading volume over the past six months was in Chinese Renminbi

In case you were wondering why Bitcoin experienced a crazy spike recently: China’s economy is a hyperinflated bubble, poised to burst and the Chinese central bank is depreciating the Renminbi — so China’s wealthy are getting their cash out of the country as fast as they can, using any means necessary: suing themselves, spending huge whacks of cash while on vacation, and converting it to Bitcoin (this is especially urgent now that the Canadian real-estate money laundry is shutting down) — this is just the latest salvo in the Chinese capital flight story.