Bitcoin hits record high for first time in more than three years, according to data from blockchain platform, reports Business Insider

By Andrew Wainwright, Business Insider The digital currency bitcoin is surging in value, and its popularity is now reaching all corners of the internet, from the popular social network Facebook to the popular gaming app Pokemon Go.Bitcoin has risen over $2,000 in just one week, according a report published on Wednesday by CoinDesk, with the cryptocurrency

What happens when a social network shuts down?

Waves social networking platform, which has been around since 2009, announced on Tuesday that it would shut down by the end of the year.The company had been running on a beta test version that was only accessible to its staff.In a statement to Wired, Wave said it was shutting down due to the “unforeseen circumstances”.“In

Social networking sites are making it harder for you to be a better friend, researcher says

A researcher has found that social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have a negative impact on people’s self-esteem.The researchers from McMaster University conducted an online survey of more than 9,000 Canadian adults to find out whether social networking has an effect on the perception of self-worth, happiness and happiness of Canadians.A number of studies