Fact-checked by: Myth Detector

2020/05/05 | Georgia

FALSE: A cryptocurrency system developed by Microsoft will use body activity data through the chip implanted in a human body.

Explanation: In fact, the cryptocurrency system developed by Microsoft does not suggest implanting a chip in a human body. Microsoft has filed a patent for an alternative option for mining cryptocurrency with a brain wave or body heat emitted from the user when using various gadgets, smart watches or other devices.

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