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Crypto Chip ‘Czar’s’ Search for AI-Powered Future

A 24-hour Bitcoin mining facility in Sichuan is seen in September 2016. Photo: VCG
A 24-hour Bitcoin mining facility in Sichuan is seen in September 2016. Photo: VCG

The cryptocurrency market has been on a wild rollercoaster since 2017, causing cheers and tears for market players as the value of bitcoin surged from $1,000 to $19,000 and then plunged to $6,400.

While market opinions are mixed on the future of bitcoin, there is less argument in the industry that Wu Jihan and his Bitmain Technologies Ltd. are among the biggest winners regardless of the cryptocurrency market’s ups and downs.

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