10 things in tech you need to know today

December 8, 2017
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Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday.

1. Bitcoin was all over the place on Thursday. It reached an all-time high above $19,500 (£14,455) on Coinbase’s GDAX exchange, whereas data from Markets Insider showed a record print of $16,623 (£12,322). Its price on GDAX shed more than $4,000 (£2,965) in less than an hour at one point during the day.

2. Uber rival Lyft is now offering rides in self-driving cars in Boston. The autonomous vehicles have human backup drivers ready to take the wheel if any problems arise.

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