(Reuters) — Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.
The original virtual currency has gained over 500 percent this year, more than any other tradable asset class. Bitcoin though is very volatile – posting gains and losses as high as 26 percent and 16 percent respectively on any given day.
On Friday, bitcoin hit a record peak $6,000.10 BTC=BTSP on the BitStamp platform, ...more
Hello, and welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, we check out Star Wars: Battlefront II’s solo campaign, Lego Dimensions runs out of bricks, and Overwatch passes 35 million players.
Enjoy, and have a great weekend!
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Uber rides can often be unexpected adventures. You never really know what you might find inside of a driver's car.
Twitter user, Spookygothgrama posted a screenshot yesterday of a conversation with her Uber driver.
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This. Is the best uberpic.twitter.com/4hlDw8E5t9
— Southern Shawty (@Spookygothgrama) October 19, 2017
The driver said a service dog would be coming along for the ride, which turned out to be perfect for everyone.
The dog does look like a good boy.
@madswee @lizasayshello such a good boy! p...more
Daenerys Targaryen, Khaleesi, Mother of Dragons — whatever you prefer to call her — will be a go-to Halloween costume this year. Played by Emilia Clarke, Daenerys Targaryen is one of the fan favorites on the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones,” and as the show heads into filming of its final season, this is your time to embody the dragon queen.
The popular “Game of Thrones” character isn’t hard to dress up as, you’ll just need a few key items.
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”
To start, you have to have the long b...more
After a fun trip to the FCS to watch James Madison take care of business against Villanova, the ESPN College GameDay crew next tackles Big Ten territory just in time for a collision between the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines and the No. 2 Penn State Nittany Lions.
Those Nittany Lions remain undefeated and hope a white out at home in front of more than 106,000 fans will be enough to hold off a one-loss Wolverines team that laughed them out of the building a year ago.
It's no easy task, home advantage or not, considering the elite defense Jim Harbaugh's Wolverines bring in...more