Currently one has to command a massive amount of graphical power and electricity to make money as a miner; Honeyminer’s app is seeking to change that calculus.
Wider adoption of the blockchain technology requires enterprises to adopt it. Microsoft Azure blockchain new offering without mining may help them.
Developers of an indie game formerly available on Steam allegedly included code to hijack players’ hardware to mine cryptocurrency. When discovered, Steam promptly delisted the game from its marketplace.