The secret Hong Kong facility that uses boiling goo to mine Bitcoins

A single Bitcoin is now worth over $ 1,000, but the process of mining for the digital currency — in which people devote computing power to facilitate global Bitcoin transactions and secure the currency’s network — is growing increasingly expensive. Serious miners have started to build dedicated facilities for the sole purpose of Bitcoin mining. Journalist Xiaogang Cao visited one such center, the “secret mining facility” of ASICMINER, reportedly located in Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung industrial building.

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