The average US home is worth less than 20 Bitcoin

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/average-american-home-bitcoin-price/ It’s fair to say that, in its current state, Bitcoin does not work as a means of payment for basic things. The average transaction fee is over $20, which makes common purchases, like a cup of coffee, virtually impossible to justify. However, as I … Read more

Synology announces DiskStation DS218 and FlashStation FS1018 NAS

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/synology-disktation-ds218-flashstation-fs1018-nas/ Synology has been slowly refreshing its NAS lineup in the past couple months, and now it is adding two more models to the range. The star of the show is the FlashStation FS1018, a high-end NAS that, as its name suggests, is designed with all-flash … Read more

Windows 10 gets native OpenSSH client and server

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/windows-10-native-openssh-client-server/ It’s quite interesting to see just how far Microsoft has come since Satya Nadella became CEO. The company has gotten out of its comfort zone and made its products more appealing to a wider range of customers, embracing rival platforms and the open-source community. Having … Read more

Unsurprisingly, most people don’t know much about cryptocurrencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-awareness-december-2017/ Thanks in no small part to Bitcoin’s incredible performance this year, as it rose from about $1,000 on January 1 to well over $17,000 this month, more and more people are starting to talk about cryptocurrencies these days. But what exactly do folks know … Read more

Crypto market now worth over $500 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-market-cap-december-13/ The cryptocurrency market has come a long way this year. Fueled by the incredible growth of Bitcoin and altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin, its valuation rose from 17.7 billion on January 1 to more than $0.5 trillion today. More than $100 billion were … Read more

Litecoin breaks $300 as Bitcoin growth slows down

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/litecoin-breaks-300/ It’s an interesting day in the cryptocurrency scene. All the coins in the top 10 are in the green, posting some serious gains over the last 24 hours. The most impressive showing comes from Litecoin, which is up over 80 percent, while the most … Read more

Will your Android Wear smartwatch get Oreo?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/11/android-wear-oreo-8-0-supported-devices/ Even though Google released Android Oreo a couple of months ago, this version of the popular operating system is not available on a significant number of devices yet. As always, it will take a while for manufacturers to support it. However, things are moving … Read more

OnePlus 5T receives OxygenOS 4.7.4 update to improve camera quality

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/08/oneplus-5t-oxygenos-4-7-4-camera-quality-improved/ OnePlus announced a few weeks ago that it was developing an update for the its latest flagship killer to improve image quality. Now, it is rolling it out for OnePlus 5T users across the globe. The improved camera performance is part of OxygenOS 4.7.4, … Read more

Steam drops Bitcoin payments, blaming high fees and volatility

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/steam-drops-bitcoin-payments/ While Bitcoin is growing in value and attracting more and more capital, it is hard to make a case for it as a payment method these days. Sure, you can buy things with Bitcoin, but fact of the matter is it lacks mainstream appeal … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $15,000 — crypto market crosses $400 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/bitcoin-price-crypto-market-cap-december-7/ Bitcoin’s growth this year seem to know no limit, as the most valuable cryptocurrency continues to set new price records and lead the market to new highs. Today, it broke $15,000, just over a week after it crossed the $10,000 mark for the first … Read more

What’s new in Android 8.1 Oreo?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/what-is-new-android-8-1-oreo/ While major Android releases get the biggest new features, there is something in store for minor updates as well. With the introduction of Android 8.1 Oreo, Google made a number of interesting changes to the most popular mobile operating system that should make it … Read more

Bitcoin goes to $13,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/bitcoin-price-december-6/ When predicting the price of Bitcoin you have to keep in mind one thing: you will get it wrong. It’s a futile exercise. It is simply impossible to tell where Bitcoin will end up at some point, simply because its evolution is like nothing we … Read more

Cryptocurrency apps have severe security vulnerabilities, but do investors care?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/crypto-apps-major-vulnerabilities/ A market cap of over $350 billion, daily volumes in excess of $10 billion, fast rising prices, a growing number of investors and little to no regulation all combine to make the cryptocurrency space a prime target for hackers. What’s more, security is not … Read more

OnePlus 5T available in Star Wars: The Last Jedi limited edition

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/oneplus-5t-star-wars-the-last-jedi-limited-edition/ Every now and then OnePlus introduces a limited edition of its flagship killer. They’re usually nicer than the original, but not quite close to collector’s item status in my opinion. The latest one might be different. Why? Because the new one, which is based … Read more

The crypto rally is over as market enters correction

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/cryptocurrency-market-correction-november/ Fueled by Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and other major players, the crypto market hit a new all-time-high yesterday, reaching a valuation of over $345 billion. But, as the saying goes, what goes up must come down. So, as the incredible rally finally came to an … Read more

Bitcoin sets new price record above $11,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/bitcoin-price-november-29/ After hitting $10,000 for the first time yesterday, the latest rally continues to take Bitcoin to new highs. The most valuable cryptocurrency set another price record moments ago as it went past the $11,000 mark. And it did not stop there. On major exchanges, … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $10,000 — crypto market exceeds $310 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/bitcoin-10000-november-28/ The fact that the price of Bitcoin today went past $10,000 for the first time ever will not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with this crazy market. The most-valuable cryptocurrency has had a fantastic year, setting record after record. On January 1, … Read more