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Goldman Sachs Predicts Bitcoin Could Reach $4,000

Bitcoin is still going through a corrective stage and is in the $2,000s, down from its high of nearly $3,000. Although that downturn is likely to continue, analysts with Goldman Sachs have released a report indicating they believe the cryptocurrency could rise to nearly $4,000.

Dolby Atmos Support Arriving On Netflix

Netflix is slowly adding support for Dolby Atmos sound to its lineup, starting with a limited range of devices and only one piece of original content. It'll then add the feature to more devices and content "over time." The first movie to receive Atmos is Okja, a recent film.

Petya Cyberattack Might Not Be Ransomware

Though Petya, a recent piece of malware spreading around the world, appears to be ransomware from the outside, it may not actually fit the criteria. Researchers with Kaspersky Lab say they believe Petya is actually a "wiper," not legitimate ransomware.

Twitch App Gains Livestreaming, Updated Design

Twitch has brought some major changes to its mobile application, letting people livestream directly from the app (like YouTube) and providing an updated interface. Livestreaming from the app is currently limited to camera-based streams. You can't share mobile games.

US Affected By Petya Malware From Russia, Ukraine

Petya, a new piece of ransomware that's been spreading through Russia and Ukraine, is now present in the United States. It's also spread to parts of Europe, Asia, and Australia. The malware has affected banking systems in some countries and disabled a Chernobyl monitoring system.

Google News Gets Cleaner Design

Google has tidied up its News design, instituting a card-based interface and removing elements of clutter. The prior design was akin to a basic search results page dedicated to news. Now, Google News looks more like a modern, independent Google service.