Why This Cryptocurrency Mining Calendar App Wasn't Such a Great Idea

What if you could set your computer to mine for cryptocurrency, in exchange for access to premium features from your productivity apps? That was the thinking that spurred Qbix, developer of Calendar 2, to add a Monero mining system into its app. However, following a large backlash from the Mac community, the feature has been quickly removed.

On Monday, Ars Technica reported that Calendar 2 introduced a new tier of upgrade as part of its model. The company previously offered a basic free tier...

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