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Tech World: Bitcoin price drops, Airbnb gets political and more

Tech World

Hello, I’m Yessi and Welcome to Tech World, your quick roundup of some of the top technology stories from the past month.

In this episode, we bring you bitcoin’s latest price movements, Airbnb’s political drama and more.

For this month’s Hot Topics Interview, we spoke to EY’s Natalie Langley about tax advice for startups.

First though, here are you top international stories.

Bitcoin price drops

It’s been a while since we last told you about bitcoin, and we can report that the cryptocurrency’s value has suffered a significant blow.

Bitcoin’s value fell below the $5,000 mark for the first time since October 2017, meaning the total value of all bitcoin in existence dropped to below $87bn.

The news comes after Bitcoin Cash – an offshoot of bitcoin – split into two different cryptocurrencies, which are now in competition with each other, earlier this month. ...