Equihash-BTG: Our New PoW Algorithm

Summary: Our current mining algorithm, Equihash, is used by many different coins without any personalization. It was originally developed by Zcash and based on the parameter set . We are going to upgrade to Equihash with a the parameter set , with some customization....

A Brief Update on the Pending Upgrade

The team is hard at work preparing for a Network Upgrade to be accomplished via Hard Fork (this will not create a new coin.) We’re doing this for two reasons: we need to address the threat of ASIC miners coming into the Equihash mining space, and we need to take...

Responding to Attacks

We have recently sent a detailed memo to the Exchanges who carry Bitcoin Gold, but we also wanted to be transparent and share information with the public. (If you’re with an Exchange that has not received the memo, please get in touch via the usual channels...

ElectrumG – an SPV wallet for Bitcoin Gold

We are releasing our Beta version of ElectrumG, our fork of the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet project for Bitcoin Gold. Electrum was first announced for Bitcoin in 2011. Since then, it has grown to be one of the most popular Bitcoin wallets, both for users and developers,...

New Testnet v3 and Developer Resources

While this news is primarily of interest to developers, it’s good for the broader community to be aware of progress being made “behind the scenes.” It’s important for all BTG users and BTG investors to know that we’re constantly improving our infrastructure and...