Bitcoin Gold (BTG)
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CryptoOracle Co-Founder: Bitcoin Is Functionally Better Than Gold
“Some Gold Users Will Likely Switch To Bitcoin” Gold is one of the most valuable metals on Earth, with humans finding value in such an element for thousands of years. Over the course of gold’s history, it became a great way for individuals and groups to store value across a variety of settings, countries, and eras. However, with the advent of the internet and the subsequent introduction of Bitcoin, some proponents of digital technologies believe that gold’s time as the primary global store of value might be up. Bitcoin has long been likened
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New Bminer 10.0.0 With Faster Bytom (BTM) Performance and Zhash Support
It seems now that the fastest Bytom (BTM) mining performance is once again being offered by the latest Bminer 10.0.0, beating what the latest NebuTech BTMiner 7.0 is delivering at the moment. The latest version of Bminer brings substantial increase in BTM mining hashrate of up to 30% over what the previous Bminer 9.1.0 was able to deliver, thus beating the competition with at least 10% on GTX 1080 Ti (percentage can vary depending on your hashrate). Unfortunately it seems that the new version also supports only pools with direct wallet ad
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KuCoin to Adjust the Available USDT Trading Pairs
Dear KuCoin Users, KuCoin will be adjusting the available USDT trading pairs. The following pairs have been added: BTG/USDT, DADI/USDT, DASH/USDT, DOCK/USDT, ETC/USDT, GO/USDT, KICK/USDT,…Continue ReadingKuCoin to Adjust the Available USDT Trading Pairs
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Edge Crypto Enables Litecoin (LTC) Purchase with Credit, Debit Cards
The wallet also added four new coins: Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Tether (USDT), Digibyte (DGB), and Vertcoin (VTC).
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Alarm bells are ringing regarding the Bitcoin Gold price, as the poorest relation to the Bitcoin cryptocurrency reached an all-time low earlier this month and is showing no indication of improving. On Saturday 11th June, BTG/USD fell by over 7% throughout the day and as much as 9% from its highest price of the day. Although the price of Bitcoin Gold touched as high as $34 late last month with suggestions that a road to recovery could be ahead for BTG, this significant retraction to just $20.60 confirms that crypto bears have a firm grip on it
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First Crypto IPO on London Stock Exchange Captures $32.5 Million
London-based mining operation Argo is the first cryptocurrency firm to successfully launch an IPO on the London Stock Exchange, capturing £25 million (USD $32.5 million) in investor capital. The August 3, 2018 launch of the public offering provides retail investors with the opportunity to purchase ordinary shares in the mining organization, which operates a mining facility in Quebec, at a rate of £0.001 each. Argo Minings’s June 11 IPO announcement marks the first time a cryptocurrency-focused platform gained an admission standard segment of
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Crypto Mining Firm Argo Blockchain Raises $32.5M USD In London IPO
Crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain has raised £25 million ($32M USD) through an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Founded in 2017 and is based in London, Argo Blockchain operates as a mining as a service (MaaS) business that primarily focuses on the cryptocurrency market in the United Kingdom. It is mining Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Zcash (ZEC), ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) on behalf of subscribers who pay a monthly fee and get rewards in proportion to the selected package. In May this year, Argo won appr
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First Cryptocurrency IPO on London Stock Exchange Raises £25 million
Argo Blockchain aims to be the Amazon of cryptocurrency mining.
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The First Crypto Company Listed on the London Stock Exchange Raises $32.5 Million Thro...
Cryptocurrency mining firm Argo Blockchain PLC has gone down in history becoming the first company in the crypto industry listed on the London Stock Exchange and has managed to raise $32 million (£25 million) in its initial public offering (IPO). Argo Blockchain is a London-based firm that offers crypto mining opportunities on a subscription base. The company’s clients have a possibility to work directly through their own computers or mobile devices and mine four cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic
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Mining firm Argo Blockchain PLC has reportedly become the first crypto company to join the London Stock Exchange (LSE), raising around $32 million for a total valuation of about $61 million, The Telegraph reports August 3. London-based Argo offers customers to the ability to mine four cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), and Zcash — through their own computers or mobile devices for a monthly subscription fee. The service provides immediate access to the firm’s mining rigs and enables direct deposits
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Cryptocurrency Market Update: Bitcoin Gold Performing on Sunday
FOMO Moments Markets are flat this Sunday; Altcoins still climbing include Bitcoin Gold, VeChain, ChainLink and TenX. Another pullback has occurred as markets failed to hold the $300 billion level. Most cryptocurrencies are in the red today as previous day’s gains are wiped out. Bitcoin has dropped half a percent on the day and is trading at $8,170. Over the week it has gained almost 10% since last Sunday and the short term trend is bullish.
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Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Payments Become Available on Azeri Hotel Booking Platform
Local and international tourists can make reservations for 200 Azerbaijan-based hotels, cryptos are still not available for bookings in other countries.
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BitcoinGold Uptrend Begins?
On the 24th of June, BitcoinGold has found the bottom at $22, where it rejected 927.2% Fibonacci retracement level cleanly. After bouncing off the $22 support price went up and broke above the 200 Moving Average. The past month price action shows that BTG/USD is printing higher highs and higher lows, while continues to reject the uptrend trendline and Fibonacci retracement support levels. First it has rejected 61.8% Fibs at $25, then 38.2% Fibs at $27. Such price behavior might suggest the beginning of an uptrend that could result in a 100% g
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Cryptocurrency Market Update: Ontology (ONT) and Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Leading the Rally
FOMO Moments Current performing altcoins are Ontology, Dash, Bytecoin and Bitcoin Gold. As another week comes to an end in crypto land markets are down once again on the week. After hitting a weekly low of $242 billion markets have clawed back a little but are still very bearish. Bitcoin is up a meager 1.3% on the day to trade at $6,280. It broke through support at $6,400 and has fallen over the past week, a dip below $6,000 could be imminent if buyers cannot be found.
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Bitcoin Gold [BTG]’s compatible version of wallet: Aims to meet hard fork changes
The Bitcoin Gold [BTG] blockchain has recently released a new version of their wallet ElectrumG 3.2.1. A recent hard fork changed its current proof-of-work [PoW] algorithm from Equihash to Equihash-BTG to dissuade Application Specific Integrated Circuit [ASIC] miners from gaining 51% hashpower and to prevent double spending. Following these changes in the hard fork, BTG, a distributed digital currency, released the new wallet. Bitcoin Gold tweeted: “Most $BTG wallets running fine after our successful Network Upgrade hardfork last week, but no
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Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Releases New Version of Wallet to Meet Hard Fork Changes
BTG users should upgrade their wallets to ElectrumG 3.2.1., which maintains most of the key functions of the previous version.
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iMine Launches Flagship 12-GPU Cryptocurrency Miner the Ai-1
iMine (OTCQB:JRVS) has announced that it has developed, tested and launched its flagship product called the Ai1, a 12-GPU cryptocurrency miner that produces over 490 Megahash/s. As quoted in the press release: “After months of rigorous product testing by our manufacturer, we are proud to showcase iMine’s first-class cryptocurrency miner, the Ai-1,” said Daniel Tsai, iMine’s Chief Executive Officer. “Ai-1 is a reliable GPU-based high-performance commercial-grade cryptocurrency miner product that we believe will be sought after by the blockcha
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Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Reintroduces ASIC Resistance
Bitcoin Gold is one of the many Bitcoin hard forks which never succeeded in gaining much traction. That is unfortunate, but the project is far from dead at this stage. In a new development update, the team has made it clear they will oppose ASIC interference on the network. The Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork It is always interesting to see existing hard forks of cryptocurrencies undergo major hard forks themselves. Although no new currency was created in this particular case, it was still a rather interesting development.
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Mining Rig for Cryptocurrency
Price: $4,699.00 We build cryptocurrency mining rigs (PC) which validate transactions on the cryptocurrency blockchain. 6 gpu GTX 1070. 6 risers connecting motherboard to graphic cards. 1 motherboard supporting 6 gpu’s. 1 120GB SDD supporting ethOS (paid and licensed). 1 CPU Intel Celeron. 1 CPU Intel Fan. 1 4gb DDR4 memory ram 1 Open air mining rig frame 2 650W power supplies. Capable of mining the following coins: ZCash – 2580 H/s – 720 watts ZClassic – 2580 H/s – 720 watts Zencash – 2580 H/s – 720 watts Bitcoin Gold – 2580 H/s – 720 watts
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BTG Team Release New Algorithm To Further Guard Against Mining Dominance
Bitcoin Gold (BTG), one of the early forks of the core Bitcoin cryptocurrency has released a new algorithm after a suspected case of ASIC mining dominance on the network. The BTG was initially forked to break off from ASIC domination on the Bitcoin network. The cryptocurrency forked from the core Bitcoin algorithm to an Equihash-BTG algorithm. With Bitmain, one of the most prominent ASIC mining device manufacturers in the world releasing new miners who can mine tokens using that algorithm, there was a need for BTC to step up their game if th
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Bitcoin Gold Introduces New ASIC- Resistant Algorithm
Bitcoin Gold, one of the most prominent coins that resulted from a Bitcoin fork, has just switched to a new mining algorithm, to maintain its ASIC-resistance. Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Bitcoin Gold was created with the aim of being decentralized, implementing algorithms that do not let ASICs mine on. Many see ASIC mining machines as specialized pieces of hardware that lead towards centralization, seeing as ASICs can be purchased in large numbers, limiting a large amount of hash power to a single entity. Because of this, a few individuals forked
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Bitcoin Gold Hardfork to be Implemented
Modified Equihash-BTG algorithm was launched on block 536200
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Bitcoin Gold Introduces Algorithm To Counter ASIC Centralization
Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork At Block 536,200 Bitcoin Gold was founded with the decentralization of mining in mind, adopting algorithms which ASICs cannot mine on. Many critics of ASIC mining machines see these specialized pieces of hardware as a source of centralization, as ASICs can be bought en-masse, putting a copious amount of relatively affordable hash power into the hands of a single entity.  A group of individuals thought it best to build off of this criticism, forking off the main ASIC-infested Bitcoin blockchain into Bitcoin Gold in Octo
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Bitcoin Gold Team Announces Successful ASIC-Resistant Hard Fork
There were no reports of bugs or any faults within the BTG blockchain in the hours following the hard fork.
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Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Hard Fork Implements New Mining Algorithm
Bitcoin Gold changed its existing Equihash PoW algorithm to Equihash-BTG in a bid to stop ASIC miners and double-spend attacks.
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Crypto Exchange Coinsecure Begins Compensation Process For $3.3M Theft
India-based crypto exchange Coinsecure has started the compensation process for customers who were affected by the theft of 438 bitcoins earlier this year. On April 9, the Indian crypto exchange announced that 438.318 bitcoins (approx. $3.3M USD) were stolen from its bitcoin wallet. At the time, Coinsecure accused its CSO, Dr. Amitabh Saxena, in playing a role in the heist when he was processing Bitcoin Gold extractions. In an announcement on its website on Tuesday, Coinsecure said that it will begin processing customer claims for compensatio
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Bitcoin Gold to upgrade its MainNet
A hard fork of live MainNet of Bitcoin Gold is scheduled on July 1 as the network is expected to reach block 536200
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Lykke Exchange Adds Bitcoin Gold (BTG) To Its Platform
Not minding the troubles in the market, teams are still going about their regular businesses. The Bitcoin Gold community can now be proud of a job well done as the cryptocurrency, BTG has now been added to the Lykke cryptocurrency exchange. This was made known in an announcement which was published by Lykke Exchange official blog. “BitcoinGold cryptocurrency (BTG) has been added to the Lykke Exchange and is now available for trading.” Also, “Lykke will also support the upcoming BTG hardfork. The details and the timeline will be announced lat
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Bitcoin Gold is another digital asset that has chosen to go for independence by taking steps towards launching their own main net network. Bitcoin Gold is preparing for the main net launch that should arrive in less than a week. Prior to releasing the main net, this golden Bitcoin offspring has gone forward with initializing test net testing as well as upgrading their Proof of Work protocol. Bitcoin Gold: New Protocol and Test Net Prior to releasing the main net, the team has pledged to update the community with regular reports on how far hav
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44 Bitcoin Forks Have Emerged Within 10 Months, Crypto Investors Not Convinced
Bitcoin Private, Bitcoin Diamond, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Atom, Bitcoin Candy, and Bitcoin Pizza are some of the 44 bitcoin forks that have emerged since the initial Bitcoin Cash hard fork in August of last year, as TNW reported. Within the past 10 months, 44 forks of the Bitcoin protocol have emerged, but crypto investors are not taking them seriously. Fork vs Airdrop A hard fork occurs when a miner mines an invalid block by allocating hash power into the Bitcoin protocol. For instance, Bitcoin Cash had a few Chinese mining companies like ViaB
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Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Prepares for MainNet Network Upgrade
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) joins the increasing number of cryptocurrencies migrating to their MainNet this year. The MainNet of Bitcoin Gold is expected to launch on July 1st, 2018. How Will Bitcoin Gold Look After the MainNet Goes Live? The MainNet launch of Bitcoin Gold is geared towards achieving certain milestones and closing certain ‘loopholes’ found […]
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Network Upgrade: Testnet Today, Mainnet Next
Mandatory Network Upgrade Bitcoin Gold is in the process of a mandatory Network Upgrade. Executing this upgrade requires a hard fork, but we anticipate a smooth upgrade with no chain splits (and no new coins created.) We have successfully Upgraded the Testnet via hard fork. Our Partners and we are proceeding to finalize the necessary upgrades to related software and preparing for the upcoming Mainnet upgrade. Our target date for the Mainnet Upgrade is sometime in the first week of July, depending on feedback from critical Partners in the Ecos
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5 Reasons to Buy Bitcoin Gold (BTG) While it’s Down
Choosing a digital asset to invest in, purchase for trade or HODL becomes a very difficult decision considering the ever-increasing number of cryptocurrencies in the market (1994 as at the time of this writing) the uniqueness of each project, and the highly unstable nature of the crypto market. Bitcoin Gold (BTG) doesn’t attract as much […]
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Bitcoin Gold [BTG], Ethereum [ETH], Ethereum Classic [ETC], Zcash [ZEC] mining company...
According to the London Stock Exchange reports, Argo Blockchain, a mining service provider, announced its intention to sell shares of its common stock to raise £20 million from an Initial Public Offering [IPO]. The company is expected to be valued at £40 million by the end of the flotation. Argo claims that it will offer a simple to-utilize benefit for standard purchases. The startup ensures that clients won’t require specialized learning or any extra equipment as the mining administration will be accessible for PCs and cell phones. Argo Bloc
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New EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.1 For GPU Mining
The official Equihash algorithm (equihash 200,9) as used by ZCash (ZEC) may have moved in the domain of ASIC miners, but that does not mean that a modified version of algorithm cannot be still used by other coins and be GPU mined. An example is the Bitcoin GOld (BTG) that is forking to Equihash-BTG (equihash 144,5) and other coins like BitcoinZ (BTCZ) that are forking to equihash 144,5 both of which are not ASIC mineable with Equihash ASIC miners due to the different parameters from the “original” Equihash that uses 200,9. Generally these
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Bitcoin Mining Company to Launch IPO on London Stock Exchange
Argo Blockchain, a bitcoin mining company, is primed to become the world’s first coin mining enterprise listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), according to a statement issued on June 12, 2018. 49er Model Goes Public Argo Blockchain intends to find success using the so-called “49er” model, which entails selling essential tools and services to market participants in a rapidly growing industry. For $25 a month, users can join Argo’s mining pools, utilizing mining equipment at their Quebec mining farm. The subscription model allows people wi
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Crypto Mining Firm Argo to Get Listed on London Stock Exchange
Argo Blockchain has announced plans to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, becoming the first crypto-focused company to do so. The UK-Canadian firm hopes to raise $20 million from the listing at a valuation of $40 million, and Switzerland’s Mirabaud Securities will act as the corporate broker for the company. Argo Blockchain offers mining-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions which allow its users to mine cryptocurrencies from their PCs and smartphones. The company’s mining facilities are located in the Canadian province of Quebec, but it chose t
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Bitcoin Gold’s New Equihash-BTG PoW Algorithm
Bitmain’s Equihash ASIC miners Z9 mini as well as Innosilicon’s A9 ZMaster are apparently being shipped and are getting into the hands of some users already. This essentially makes mining Equihash with GPUs pointless and not very profitable, so ZCash (ZEC) is already in the territory of ASIC miners, but not all of the crypto coins that used Equihash are going to just move from GPU mining to ASIC miners. Bitcoin Gold (BTG) for example is going to switch to a new proof of work algorithm they call Equihash-BTG which is essentially a modified
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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 <200,9. We are going to upgrade to Equihash with a the parameter set <144,5, with some customization. We’ll call it “Equihash-BTG,” for now. This will keep our blockchain ASIC-resistant and add an immediate measure of safety from 51% attacks.
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Argo Blockchain to Be First Crypto Company Listed on the London Stock Exchange
The London Stock Exchange, one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world, has approved the listing of subscription-based mining firm Argo Blockchain, which will be the first crypto-related company listed. Argo Blockchain’s Listing Argo Blockchain said in a statement on Monday that it hopes to raise £20 million ($26.8 million) through an initial product offering (IPO) following the listing, and expects to be valued at around £40 million ($53.5 million). Earlier this year, it received an investment of £1.9 million ($2.5 million) from private i
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Can Delayed Proof-of-Work Effectively Counter 51% Attacks?
There have been numerous 51% attacks against smaller cryptocurrencies over the past few months. These problems have affected currencies such as Bitcoin Gold, Verge, Electroneum, and a fair few others. Protecting against such attacks is very difficult, although it seems delayed proof-of-work may help out a fair few currencies in this regard. Delayed PoW vs 51% Attacks Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts know how a 51% attack against any cryptocurrency can be performed. It requires malicious actors to control over half of a network’s mining capacit
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The First Crypto Firm listed by London Stock Exchange
London-headquartered Argo Blockchain has gained the approval from London Stock Exchange to list its stocks on the exchange
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Litecoin Cash under 51% attack, inhibition of small PoW coins
Litecoin Cash was recently found under 51% attack! Cryptographic forms of money have as of late been hit with an attack that used to be more hypothetical than genuine, all in the most recent month. For each situation, attackers have possessed the capacity to accumulate enough processing energy to trade off these little systems, revamp their exchanges and slip off with a huge number of amount in an exertion. In the cryptoverse, the first 51% attack recorded was on Monacoin followed by Bitcoin Gold, ZenCash, Verge and now, Litecoin cash. On acc
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Privacy-centric ZenCash Latest in Line to Suffer 51 Percent Attack
ZenCash was the latest victim to the public blockchain sector’s ultimate scourge; 51 percent attacks. The privacy-centric altcoin joins a growing list of cryptocurrencies succumbing to the attack in recent times, including bitcoin gold, eletroneum, and verge. The ZEN Attack As per an official statement released by ZenCash (ZEN), a deceitful miner/s launched the attack on June 2, 2018. However, the foundation immediately deployed “mitigation procedures to significantly increase the difficulty of future attacks on the network.” Details of the a
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The team behind Bitcoin Gold has announced that they have been working on a solution for preventing 51% attacks, as there have been numerous threats appearing around the crypto community for the past several weeks. Since coins like ZenCash and Verge had become targets of these attacks, it is evident that just any digital asset can be exposed to the factors of vulnerability and become the victim of an attack. That is how the team behind Bitcoin Gold decided that the best way to prevent this from happening to BTG is to have a new hard fork. Bit
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Bitcoin Gold [BTG] improving security after 51% /double spend attacks
Bitcoin Gold [BTG] has recently been hit by 51% / double spend attacks. The attack was in the middle of May and lasted three days. One important change that addresses this issue is a change in their Proof of Work [PoW] algorithm. In addressing the topic of attacks, the BTG team said, on June 4th, that they will be using a newer version of the algorithm, called Equihash-BTG for the time being. The team also announced that most of the necessary components for the Network Upgrade had been coded, but needed more thorough testing.
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Bitcoin Gold [BTG] to improve security after 51% / double spend attacks
Bitcoin Gold [BTG] has recently been hit by 51% / double spend attacks. The attack was in the middle of May and lasted three days. One important change that addresses this issue is a change in their Proof of Work [PoW] algorithm. In addressing the topic of attacks, the BTG team said, on June 4th, that they will be using a newer version of the algorithm, called Equihash-BTG for the time being. The team also announced that most of the necessary components for the Network Upgrade had been coded, but needed more thorough testing.
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Fork the Fork: Bitcoin Gold Set to Make Yet Another Hard Fork
Bitcoin Gold endured a 51 percent attack last month with cost the community $18 million worth of BTG tokens.
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Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Will Block New ASIC Miners And Prevent Future 51% Attacks
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) is set to undergo a hard fork as announced in an official update on June 4th. According to the team, the hard fork will solve two pressing matters: the never-ending threat of ASIC miners flooding the network and the outdated security of the blockchain,  especially now after 51% attacks have overwhelmed other blockchain system such as ZCash and Verge. The network was also subjected to a very grueling 51% attack in which a hacker managed to steal $18 million worth of BTG tokens. “We’re doing this for two reasons: we need to a
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New PoW Algorithm of Bitcoin Gold to prevent 51% Attacks
A new Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm will be switched-on by Bitcoin Gold (BTG) after the recent 51% and double spending attack on the protocol
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Bitcoin Gold Plans Hard Fork to Prevent Further 51% Attacks
The Bitcoin Gold (BTG) team plans a hard fork as a solution to two pressing issues: the prevention of future 51% attacks and the threat of ASIC miners flooding its network. The team states that the planned network upgrade is underway and that the majority of the components needed for it are already prepared. A hard fork is seemingly underway for the Bitcoin Gold network as announced in an official update dated June 4th. The upgrade comes as an answer to two pressing issues – the threat of ASIC miners for the Equihash space and the spate of 51
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Bitcoin Gold to Implement New PoW Algorithm Preventing Future 51 Percent Attacks
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) will switch to a new Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm after the recent 51 percent and double spending attack on the protocol. ASIC Miners to Face Unprofitable Times In an official announcement on June 4, 2018, the BTG organization laid out changes to their blockchain expected in the upcoming network upgrade to be accomplished via a “Hard Fork.” The organization cited two reasons for the development. The first offers ways to improve the security of the BTG protocol after the 51 percent and double spend attacks. The second addre
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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 to improve the security of our blockchain in light of the recent 51% / Double Spend attacks. New PoW Algorithm One important change goes a long way to address both of these issues: a change in our Proof of Work algorithm. We’ll be moving our mining algorithm to a different versi
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51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Shows Risk is Real
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51% Attack: ZenCash the Latest Victim of a Suspected Double-Spend Attack
ZenCash is the latest cryptocurrency to suffer a suspected 51% attack in the last two months. Others like Electroneum, Verge, and Bitcoin Gold have also fallen victim to the 51% percent attack – the number one scourge of the poorly secured public blockchain network. Details of the Attack According to a report on the ZenCash blog, the attack occurred in the early hours (GMT) on June 3, 2018. The suspected hacker took control of a pool operator rolling back a few transactions. The attacker succeeded in pushing back 38 blocks and carrying out a
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Another Cryptocurrency Experiences 51% Attack, Following Bitcoin Gold and Verge
In the early hours of Sunday morning (UTC time-zone), ZenCash, an upcoming privacy coin, came under a 51% attack. Another One Bites The Dust According to the official ZenCash blog, at approximately 2:43 UTC on June 3rd, ZenCash became the target of a 51% attack. For the uninitiated, a 51% attack is when a malicious person or group takes control of a blockchain through obtaining over 50% of the hashrate, allowing for the hacker(s) to take control of the network. However, ZenCash’s team was ready for a situation like this to occur. The team qui
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How to Get Bitcoin Gold Online? BTG Has an Online Wallet!
The late 2017 was rightly termed as the Forks season, witnessing a range of junk copies of the mainstream currencies as well as successful forks like Bitcoin Gold (BTG). The BTG fork minimizes the impact of big miners like Bitmain, on the network and in general, is called “the backup copy of Bitcoin”. And one thing about the forks, is that people who have been holding tokens on main chain, can also get equal number of tokens on the forked blockchain as well. So, those holding Bitcoin before the BTG fork can claim an equal number of the new to
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EOS, Cardano (ADA), Decred (DCR) Receive Top Ratings by Weiss Ratings
On Tuesday, May 29th, the infamous investment rating bureau, Weiss Ratings, made public a PDF list composed of 93 cryptocurrencies usually only viewable to its paying customers. Weiss Ratings is the nation’s leading independent rating agency and has been grading financial institutions since 1971. Currently, Weiss Ratings assigns letter grades to nearly 55,000 investments and institutions such as stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, insurance companies, and banks. The company made the pivot to cryptocurrencies back in January 2018. Weiss Ratings Scale
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Bitcoin Gold, Verge and Monacoin: Three Cryptocurrencies Hacked in Just One Week
Bitcoin Gold, Verge and Monacoin were all hacked in a single week. The wave of attacks left cryptocurrency exchanges $20 million lighter in customer funds. The biggest attack was on Bitcoin Gold, which led to roughly $18.6 million in losses. The Monacoin attack resulted in about $90,000 in damages, while the Verge attack saw losses of approximately $1.7 million. The attacks reveal issues with the Proof of Work consensus. Malicious miners are able to game the system by secretly mining new blocks without broadcasting them to other miners.
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Hackers Commandeered 3 Cryptocurrency Networks, Stole Millions
This week, three cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin Gold, Verge, and Monacoin — were hit with a rarely-seen cyber attack. The hack, called a 51 percent attack, allowed the hackers to steal about $20 million, mostly from the Bitcoin Gold ledger. If you’ve never heard of a 51 percent attack, that’s because for the most part, crypto experts weren’t particularly worried about them before now, according to Motherboard. These attacks weren’t very common and had only affected very small coins (there were two attacks just for a few thousand dollars in 2016)
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Market Pair Price Volume 24H Volume (%)
HitBTC BTG/BTC $18.24 $1.86M 32.14%
OKEx BTG/USDT $18.23 $524,876 9.08%
HitBTC BTG/USDT $18.30 $495,557 8.57%
Bitfinex BTG/USD $18.25 $468,983 8.11%
OKEx BTG/BTC $18.24 $395,847 6.85%
Bitinka BTG/BTC $18.37 $314,982 5.45%
Binance BTG/BTC $18.21 $296,863 5.13%
Bithumb BTG/KRW $22.36 $254,706 4.41%
HitBTC BTG/ETH $18.34 $201,692 3.49%
Upbit BTG/KRW $18.71 $111,828 1.93%
Bittrex BTG/BTC $18.15 $93,193 1.61%
Sistemkoin BTG/TRY $18.47 $89,935 1.56%
Vebitcoin BTG/TRY $18.65 $87,293 1.51%
Bitfinex BTG/BTC $18.19 $85,776 1.48%
Exmo BTG/USD $18.27 $53,341 0.92%
Indodax BTG/IDR $18.90 $50,757 0.88%
Huobi BTG/BTC $18.03 $48,741 0.84%
Sistemkoin BTG/BTC $18.53 $45,033 0.78%
Bittrex BTG/USDT $18.07 $39,691 0.69%
Upbit BTG/BTC $18.15 $39,383 0.68%
CEX.IO BTG/USD $18.34 $35,473 0.61%
Binance BTG/ETH $18.46 $29,386 0.51%
Exmo BTG/BTC $18.17 $25,660 0.44%
Koineks BTG/TRY $18.73 $23,022 0.4%
C2CX BTG/USDT $18.25 $16,167 0.28%
Ovis BTG/TRY $18.26 $14,373 0.25%
Bittrex BTG/ETH $18.23 $13,489 0.23%
Bitsane BTG/BTC $15.21 $11,214 0.19%
Gate.io BTG/BTC $18.01 $11,047 0.19%
Exrates BTG/BTC $18.43 $8,621 0.15%
YoBit BTG/BTC $14.68 $4,936 0.09%
DSX BTG/USD $17.50 $3,579 0.06%
CEX.IO BTG/EUR $18.52 $3,153 0.05%
Exrates BTG/USD $11.97 $3,082 0.05%
C2CX BTG/BTC $18.14 $2,926 0.05%
Upbit BTG/USDT $18.62 $2,819 0.05%
Upbit BTG/ETH $18.23 $2,648 0.05%
QuadrigaCX BTG/CAD $19.19 $2,228 0.04%
Korbit BTG/KRW $34.50 $2,082 0.04%
YoBit BTG/USD $15.11 $1,862 0.03%
Altcoin Trader BTG/ZAR $20.24 $1,664 0.03%
CEX.IO BTG/BTC $18.48 $1,076 0.02%
BitBay BTG/PLN $20.01 $1,074 0.02%
Gate.io BTG/USDT $17.88 $950 0.02%
Negocie Coins BTG/BRL $19.05 $945 0.02%
Kucoin BTG/BTC $18.30 $588 0.01%
DSX BTG/EUR $18.91 $226 0%
BitMarket BTG/PLN $18.89 $220 0%
YoBit BTG/ETH $14.23 $187 0%
Coinone BTG/KRW $72.53 $167 0%
Bleutrade BTG/BTC $17.41 $109 0%
Kucoin BTG/ETH $18.26 $105 0%
Crex24 BTG/BTC $18.15 $74 0%
Trade Satoshi BTG/BTC $16.73 $54 0%
BitBay BTG/USD $17.22 $35 0%
BitBay BTG/BTC $20.93 $34 0%
Braziliex BTG/BRL $19.85 $23 0%
YoBit BTG/DOGE $14.80 $16 0%
SouthXchange BTG/BTC $18.01 $10 0%
Graviex BTG/BTC $14.16 $7 0%
Bit-Z BTG/BTC $12.87 $7 0%
Bleutrade BTG/DOGE $19.84 $6 0%
BitBay BTG/EUR $27.52 $2 0%
DSX BTG/GBP $27.53 $1 0%
BitFlip BTG/RUB $32.73 $0 0%
SouthXchange BTG/USD $20.33 $0 0%
Bitlish BTG/BTC $18.79 $0 0%
Coinnest BTG/KRW $21.50 $0 0%
BitFlip BTG/USD $21.01 $0 0%
BitFlip BTG/EUR $25.68 $0 0%
TDAX BTG/THB $30.66 $0 0%
Lbank BTG/BTC $13.51 $0 0%