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US Museum Starts Accepting Bitcoin for Entrance Fees

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Museums are special places for education, entertainment and information. They shape generations by opening minds, forming artistic tastes and encouraging curiosity and the pursuit of scientific discovery. It is no surprise, then, that museums are also promoters of new technologies and inventions. The Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland has taken such a step forward. The museum and educational facility started accepting the payment of admission fees in Bitcoin on November 13.

How Bitcoin Babe Overcame the Worst to Become Australia’s Top Trader

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This week on Women in Crypto, we sit down with Michaela Juric (aka Bitcoin Babe) and learn about how she overcame adversity on her journey to the top.

Opening up about her struggles with mental illness as a young adult, we gain a rare insight into how the 24 year old became the number one Bitcoin trader.

From Business School Drop-Out to Crypto Millionaire: the Story of Rupert Hackett (Part I)

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Bitcoin.com.au co-founder Rupert Hackett stands in office.

BTC Corp.’s Rupert Hackett recently spoke with Jordan Michaelides of Neuralle.com about regulation, mob mentality and… eating stingray? This article is first in a two-part series about the podcast.

Bitcoin Cash’s Latest Hard Fork

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On November 15th, Bitcoin Cash underwent its latest hard fork separating the network into two different blockchains.

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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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.