Tech Digest daily roundup: Cryptocurrency should be regulated as type of gambling, UK government told

UK authorities should regulate cryptocurrency trading as a form of gambling rather than a financial service, parliament’s Treasury committee has said after a fresh inquiry into the industry. The government must avoid wasting more taxpayer funds promoting tech innovations such as digital tokens, without demonstrating the clear benefits to the public, MPs said in a report…

Vauxhall confirms updated Opel Manta as part of EV plans

Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD Vauxhall says it is opening the next chapter of its comprehensive electrification offensive by focusing entirely on full battery electric vehicles, including a new version of the classic Opel Manta, from 2028.  At the Stellantis EV Day 2021, held online yesterday, it was announced that a new,…

Vauxhall launches Guide to getting a Second Life

corsa_guide_second_life.gifShameless brand promotion though it is, Vauxhall, makers of the Corsa, has teamed up with Second Life to produce a guide to the best, weird, wild, wacky, fun places to hang out in the virtual reality phenomenon.

The Corsa Guide to Getting a (Second) Life includes the top 10 places to hang out in the game, as voted for by its users. It includes the virtual Blarney Stone, Bora Bora Wavelabs, Acropolis Gardens, The Lost Gardens of Apollo, and the Bubblegum Music Factory.