These days, it's not just gamers who are getting less access to much-needed graphics hardware due to cryptocurrency miners hoarding equipment.
The scientists attempted to connect the facility's supercomputer to the internet to run a cryptocurrency mining program, according to reports.
China are reportedly planning to throttle power supplies to bitcoin miners, a move that sent shockwaves through Chinese cryptocurrency miners.
CoinHive creates a monetization platform for businesses by using a visitor’s CPU power to mine for Monero, which claims to be one of the most secure cryptocurrencies in the industry.
Blockchains are proving more and more to be a perfect ally—not a threat to efficient energy consumption.