Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada

Bitcoin mining’s huge consumption of energy and Chin’a growing concern over cryptocurrency sees miners looking abroad. China’s Bitmain is eyeing bitcoin mining sites in Quebec, a company spokesman told Reuters, as expectations of a potential Chinese crackdown on cryptocurrency mining make the energy-rich Canadian province an attractive alternative. China has grown into one … https://ind.pn/2EETojA

Cheese drives China’s dairy imports but not always for ‘traditional’ uses

Dairy hasn’t traditionally been a staple in people’s diets in China. With cream cheese undergoing a steady surge in popularity in Asia, New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is building two new cream cheese factories and has opened a new mozzarella factory to meet the demand. New Zealand‑made Fonterra cheese is already topping more than half the pizzas made in China and a new … http://bit.ly/2vEzGQx

Beijing public transport commuters can now hop on a train using smartphones if they’re not iPhones

China’s way of life dominated by smartphone payments just got easier for Android users as Apple is frozen out of a market dominated by home-grown competition. Commuters in a rush on Beijing’s public transport can now use their smartphones to pay for trains and buses – great news for most, unless you’re an iPhone user. Yikatong, the company behind Beijing’s public transport … http://ind.pn/2v73vbB