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Taiwan accuses China's crypto chip king of poaching 100 engineers

Prosecutors' claims over Bitmain activity come as Beijing hosts NPC

Bitmain Technologies, the world's leading cryptocurrency mining chip developer, is alleged by Taiwanese prosecutors to have illegally poached engineers.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwanese prosecutors said China's Bitmain Technologies, the world's leading cryptocurrency mining chip developer, has allegedly illegally poached more than 100 engineers in Taiwan in a bid to boost its AI prowess.

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