Bitcoin Gold decentralizes mining by adopting a PoW algorithm, Equihash-BTG, which cannot be run on the specialty equipment used for Bitcoin mining (ASIC miners.) This gives ordinary users a fair opportunity to mine with common GPUs.
Hard forking Bitcoin’s blockchain fairly and efficiently distributes 16.5 million BTG immediately to people all over the world who have interest in cryptos. Other methods, such as creating coins with a new genesis block, concentrate ownership within a small group.
To ensure the safety of the Bitcoin ecosystem, Bitcoin Gold has implemented full replay protection and unique wallet addresses, essential features that protect users and their coins from several kinds of accidents and malicious threats.
Bitcoin Gold is a free open source software project that is built by volunteer developers and supported by a rapidly growing community of Bitcoin enthusiasts that stretches around the globe.
From the Blog
Phala Network Partners with Bitcoin Gold to develop Lightweight Cross-Chain Bridges to the Polkadot Ecosystem for BTG and other Bitcoin-Based Chains. Bitcoin Gold (BTG) and Phala Network are happy to announce a project partnership to develop lightweight, low-cost, trustless bridges by leveraging Phala’s TEE-based confidential computing technology. BTG will be the first asset bridged…
You can expect to see regular updates published in the coming weeks on various projects that are underway with BTG. You’ll also see updates and recaps about what we’ve been through and accomplished in the many preceding months.
We’re thrilled to announce BTG Core wallet v0.17.3! This important release increases the safety of the BTG blockchain against deep-chain reversions by introducing rolling checkpoint finalization. You can download the latest release here: Typical users can shut down...
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