A typical personal computer can crank out about one bitcoin every 4.5 years, according to data provided by BitMiner. Photo: Reuters

Do you have a computer and broadband? Rent it out to churn bitcoin from Baidu Gold Mine

Chinese internet giant Baidu will pay cash for use of spare computer capacity

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A typical personal computer can crank out about one bitcoin every 4.5 years, according to data provided by BitMiner. Photo: Reuters
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Meng Jing

Meng Jing

Based in Beijing, Jing covers the China tech scene for the Post. She writes a lot about artificial intelligence, robots and machines, but she cares more about people.

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Sarah Dai

Sarah Dai, based in Beijing, covers technology and capital flows in the world of start-ups in Greater China. Previously, she worked as financial correspondent for Caixin Media in Hong Kong for over two years and wrote for China Daily in Beijing and London.