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Planting the Crypto Seeds of Good

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As recent fundraiser for Michael Rogers – aka “Trolley Man” – shows, it’s no doubt how powerful platforms like Kickstarter and GoFundMe can be.

However, for some, these centralised platforms are not always accessible – something that crypto platform Seeds is working to address.

Canada Just Got a Huge New Bitcoin Mining Farm Running on Clean Hydroelectric Power

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A new, powerful Bitcoin mining farm has recently opened. Canadian blockchain technology company, DMG Blockchain Solutions, is behind one of the largest facilities of this type in Northern America.

Blockchain Startup Mattereum Takes Home $9 Million Violin

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Fancy part of a Picasso painting? Want to play a Stradivarius violin or spend the night in an Italian palace?

According to Mattereum, these dreams might not be so far-fetched.

Bitcoin Mining Goes Old School in Norway

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Northern Bitcoin is taking crypto mining underground – literally.

Citing better security and climate, the group has partnered with Lefdal Data Centre to store mining machines deep within an old mineral mine.

Indonesia Government to Partner with Everest

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An image of Mount Everest superimposed onto the Indonesian national flag.

Tech company Everest is joining forces with Indonesia’s government to prevent fraud and improve energy subsidy distribution to more than 50 million people.

According to Everest founder Bob Reid, the government distributes approximately $7 billion in financial aid every year. And of that, more than $1.3 billion went unaccounted for.

Dash Text Launches in Venezuela enabling cryptocurrency payments via SMS

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Hands make a shape of a heart around a bitcoin, painted with the colours of Venezuela's national flag.

Venezuela is making headlines this week following the release of Dash Text, an SMS-based cryptocurrency service. This is part of the Dash cryptocurrency, which is expanding to help those in dire need.

This new service has the potential to make the booming crypto market more accessible to those without internet access or smartphones. Bradley Zastrow, global head of business development at Dash Core, believes the service will bring people together.

Australian Travel Company Invites Steve Wozniak to Enjoy Crypto Holiday

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Steve Wozniak is generally seen as a visionary, the pioneer of personal computers. Naturally, his appetite for new technologies and new possibilities has remained unchanged. So, it’s no surprise that Steve is a crypto and blockchain supporter.

Bitcoin is the Real Winner of US Midterms

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California's governor-elect Gavin Newsome celebrates with his wife, superimposed onto an American flag.

Mainstream news groups are fixated on the ‘blue wave’ sweeping America during last night’s midterm elections. But here at Bitcoin Australia, we’re more interested in the flood of support for pro-cryptocurrency politicians.

Bitly Under Fire for Blocking a Crypto Link in Andreas Antonopoulos’ Book

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Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos, the well-known crypto expert and author, was briefly at war with Bitly. He received a notice from one of his Twitter followers that the link shortener service blocked one of the links in his book.

Canadian University Schooled by Crypto Hackers

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St Francis Xavier University in Canada recently came under attack by hackers, forcing a week-long network shutdown on campus.

The hack began on November 1st, according to broadcaster GlobalNews.ca. Malware took over the network as so-called ‘cryptojackers’ used the school’s electricity and hardware to illegally mine cryptocurrencies.