The boom in Bitcoin mining is having an unintended consequence: it has driven up the cost of computer chips. Plus, the FT’s US-China correspondent, Demetri Sevastopulo, explains how China’s repressive treatment of its Uyghur Muslims is affecting Western brands who do business in the country.


Bitcoin mining boom adds to chip price inflation

https://www.ft.com/content/d5c121c8-aefc-48d5-a3bf-6e581ccb5762


Western brands caught between US and China over human rights

https://www.ft.com/content/a0be4094-2aba-4275-a3ca-ec5e58cc5032?



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