BITCOIN GOLD BLOG

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Roadmap 2018

Seeing how far we've come, it's easy to forget that just a few days ago, we enjoyed the two-month anniversary of our Launch on November 12th, 2017. Since then, the Bitcoin Gold (BTG) coin has been listed in 46 markets on 26 exchanges and is supported by the top...

ShapeShift Supports Bitcoin Gold

We’re happy to share that ShapeShift is providing instant exchange services into and out of Bitcoin Gold! Full BTG functionality is live and available to anyone using ShapeShift, including merchants (like Overstock), business service providers (like BitGo), wallets...

Bitcoin Gold Wallet v0.15.0.2 Release

We’re happy to announce the release of the latest Bitcoin Gold Wallet!

Gitian build system, support for ARM servers, macOS, Raspberry-Pi, config file changes, UI improvements, build script & code cleanup, -bootstrap change…

Vulnerable Wallets and the Suspicious File

Summary After the Suspicious File incident that we reported on November 26th, our staff conducted a security audit, performed password rotations and 2FA reset for all accounts with access to critical facilities including (but not limited to) Github, and implemented...

Bitcoin Gold Blockchain Performance

We're going to share some details and analysis of our blockchain's performance. Although our Ecosystem has been growing rapidly, we know a few parties (including a small number of exchanges) were waiting to see if the new "blockchain is stable." With this post, we...

The Growing Bitcoin Gold Ecosystem

It's a good time for an update about the Bitcoin Gold ecosystem. Exchanges There are currently 45 Bitcoin Gold markets on 24 exchanges listed at CoinMarketCap [EDIT: now 48 markets on 25 exchanges], and more have announced they're working on opening up to BTG. At the...

CRITICAL WARNING

Updated: Sunday, December 17 We have published the results of our detailed analysis of the suspicious file, including a list of about 30 Vulnerable wallets created because of this file. Please see our detailed post, Vulnerable Wallets and the Suspicious File. The...

The Bitcoin Gold Premine Endowment

Hello, Community! This post aims to provide some clarity about the origins of the Bitcoin Gold blockchain. The "premine" wasn't a pre-mine Around the time of the launch, people constantly asked about the premine. “Premine” is not the best term, but we use it to ensure...

Safety is Critical

Today, we'd like to spend some time reminding the community about a critical issue: online safety. Financial sites and cryptocurrencies are alike in this regard: they provide electronic access to people's funds. They are also alike in this regard: people's funds are...

BTG Blockchain Hashes On

Hello miners and users! It's the third day after the launch of the mainnet, and we're pleased to say the Bitcoin Gold blockchain is stable and growing as expected. The Bitcoin Gold Blockchain is running smoothly! There were some initial hiccups - as should always have...