10 things in tech you need to know today
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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