Steam Pulled an Indie Game Accused of Being an Elaborate Cryptocurrency Mining Scam
Steam game 'Abstractism' was pulled from the marketplace after users complained that it was hijacking their computers to mine cryptocurrency, and that the game developers were scamming players with in-game assets.
North Koreans Were Treated to a Mining Opera on TV During the Trump-Kim Summit
Complete with jazz hands.
How Much Energy Does It Take to Grow Weed vs. Mining Bitcoin?
Power authorities are concerned about Bitcoin's energy use; how does it stack up against growing bud?
This Guy Heated Bath Water With Bitcoin Mining and It Worked Too Well
"Lee" used cryptocurrency mining ASICs to heat his bath, which turned the temperature up to 122 Fahrenheit.
Why a Cryptocurrency Mining Giant Is Burning Money in a ‘Black Hole’
Bitmain’s AntPool has committed to “burning” 12 percent of Bitcoin Cash fees, illustrating cryptocurrency’s troubling economics.
The City That Banned Bitcoin Mining
Plattsburgh, NY voted to place an 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mines in the city on Thursday. Here's why, and what comes next for cities that have had a Bitcoin gold rush.
A Small American Town Wants to Put a Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining
Plattsburgh is worried about Bitcoin’s energy consumption.
‘Bitcoin Tycoon' Video Game Will Let Players 'Understand the Bitterness Behind Mining'
Struggling to pay your electric bill is fun when it’s a game.
You Can Use a Weed Grow Tent to Cool Your Bitcoin Mining Rig
A cool, but noisy way to cool your cryptocurrency
Hackers Infiltrated Tesla to Mine Cryptocurrency
The latest cryptojacking scheme targeted the car manufacturer.
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Cryptocurrency Miners Are 'Limiting' the Search for Alien Life
Berkely's SETI project can't get its hands on the latest graphics cards, which are popular with cryptocurrency miners.
Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay for Journalism Is Not the Worst Idea I've Ever Heard
When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.