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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.

8 Organisations That Accept Cryptocurrency Donations

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Charities, NGOs and other nonprofits rely on donations to continue their missions. Some of these organisations support global causes, such as poverty or fighting AIDS. Others focus on a local community, such as various Make-A-Wish foundations across the globe. Depending on the cause closest to their heart, people make one-time or periodic donations to these charities by wire transfer or various online payment methods.

Moving with the times, many organisations added a new form of accepting donations. In particular, cryptocurrencies.

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.

Lition: The Blockchain Project That Brings Affordable Clean Energy to German Households

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As you already know, blockchain is not used just for crypto transactions. As a matter of fact, it has a vast number of use cases in various industries. One German startup uses the technology in its daily operations as licensed energy supplier. Founded earlier in 2018, Lition is already available to 41 million households in over 10 major cities across Germany.

Iran Fights Sanctions with Digital Currency

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

Iran’s first digital currency is one step away from launching, according to a report published by Iranian media group Ibena.ir on November 9th.

The unnamed token, backed by the Iranian Rial, awaits final approval from Iran’s Central Bank before being issued to banks across the country.

Indonesia Government to Partner with Everest

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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.