BITCOIN GOLD BLOG

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Leadership for Another Year

It has been just over a year since the Bitcoin Gold project launched. Since then, we've been striving to carefully shepherd our young project towards being a fair, transparent, and above all, decentralized cryptocurrency. As the Community is aware, leadership for the...

Bitcoin Gold is on KeepKey!

KeepKey has full native support for Bitcoin Gold (BTG) We’re excited to hear that this beautiful and popular hardware wallet has added BTG, beginning with a Beta in July and now as an officially supported native coin. As everyone new to crypto learns, hardware wallets...

Lightning Network Technical Preview

We have a treat from our developers - a Technical Preview release of Lightning Network running on Bitcoin Gold! Our devs have successfully brought to life all the core functions for a BTG-based implementation of Lightning Network, based on LND (the Lightning Network...

ElectrumG – Release 3.2.1

The BTG blockchain has been performing wonderfully since the successful Network Upgrade last week. If you’re using our ElectrumG wallet, make sure you update to the latest version, published last week: ElectrumG 3.2.1 ElectrumG 3.2.1 is a stable release and is fully...

bitcoingold.org is Back Online

BITCOINGOLD.ORG is online and all systems are green. Some of our services (accessed through the bitcoingold.org name) were inaccessible to the public between 13:00 UTC on 21 June and 17:10 UTC on 23 June. A team member's recent model mobile phone with up-to-date...

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 steps...