Growing underground effort to escape effects of a crippling economic and political crisis
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Transactions in bitcoin amounted to US$1.1 million in Venezuela in the last week of September, according to the LocalBitcoins portal.
INSIDE a locked room in an office building in Caracas, 20 humming computers use their data-crunching power to mine bitcoins, an increasingly popular tool in the fight against Venezuela's hyperinflation.
In warehouses, offices and homes, miners are using modified computers...