Beijing is launching an investigation into how much power is being sucked up by cryptocurrency mining from its main data centers, including those run by state-owned telecommunications companies. Computers use so much energy mining – performing the complex equations required to create new bitcoins and other digital currencies – that the industry threatens to derail China from its environmental...
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