A new emerging cryptocurrency, Chia, could do to the hard drive and SSD market what more traditional cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have done to GPUs: spike prices and make them next to impossible to buy. In Asia, the trend has reportedly already begun. Chia isnt just another knockoff cryptocurrency: its led by the founder of BitTorrent, Bram Cohen, who is chief executive of the Chia Project . Chia began allowing Chia “farmers” to begin mining Chia coins in March, and will allow...

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