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Pittsburgh upset with Uber, bitcoin value continues to skyrocketThe biggest tech stories of the day include Uber's troubles in Pittsburgh, Dish adding Alexa support to Hopper and bitcoin's seemingly unstoppable growth.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. It appears that Uber's driverless car residency in Pittsburgh isn't going so well. According to a New York Times report the company has not made good on a number of promises made at the start of the program. These include job creation for the Pittsburgh area and help to support a transportation grant. The report cites many reasons for the relationship breakdown, but also notes that some details never made it into writing. Dish has announced that it's Hopper set top box will now features support for Amazon's Alexa digital assistant, letting customers control their tv experience using voice commands. The range of actions include standard playback controls, but also direct tuning to channels and searching by title, genre or actor. Finally, BitCoin continues to explode in terms of price, hitting over $2200.00 on Monday. The reasons for the boom are widespread, including continuing reports of its success in Japan. To put its value in perspective, you spent $5 on BitCoins in 2010, you'd have over $4 million worth of it today. [MUSIC] You can [UNKNOWN] the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in the Apple or Google Play store.