23 Oct '17, 10pm

Bitcoin Gold: What to Know About the Blockchain's Next Split

Anyone who owns bitcoin will soon be able to receive a new cryptocurrency. As of block 491,407 on the bitcoin blockchain, another alternative version of the protocol will be launched, resulting in a variant that's being branded bitcoin gold (BTG). The project, which seeks to improve bitcoin's technology by changing how its competition for rewards is conducted, is the second to launch since August via an increasingly common process called a "hard fork." Readers may remember the term from the launch of bitcoin cash , the alternative version of the bitcoin protocol that spurred global headlines for unexpectedly creating billions of dollars in value, seemingly out of thin air. Looking ahead, many industry observers are expecting the same results this time around, though there may be reasons for enthusiasm to be tempered. What is bitcoin gold? In short, bitcoin gold aims to ach...

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coindesk.com 24 Oct '17, 1am

A new cryptocurrency has been created through a hard fork of the bitcoin blockchain. Completing a process that began in Ju...

Bitcoin is sliding after bitcoin gold goes live

Bitcoin is sliding after bitcoin gold goes live

businessinsider.de 24 Oct '17, 3pm

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blog.coinbase.com 24 Oct '17, 5am

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Notice about Bitcoin Gold

poloniex.com 24 Oct '17, 5am

We have received inquiries about Bitcoin Gold and whether we intend to support it. Until the software is released for revi...

Bitcoin splits into two again, but owners don't get free money just yet

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mashable.com 24 Oct '17, 12pm

Bitcoin has a new clone, again. Bitcoin Gold, a new cryptocurrency, has been created through a so-called hard fork similar...

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cnbc.com 25 Oct '17, 10am

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coindesk.com 24 Oct '17, 1pm

A new cryptocurrency called bitcoin gold (BTG) officially separated from the bitcoin blockchain this morning – and the pro...

Seven Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Announce Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Plans

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news.bitcoin.com 22 Oct '17, 12pm

its plans for the Bitcoin Gold hard fork on Thursday. “We are planning to provide bitcoin gold if a Bitcoin Gold split occ...

Statement about bitcoin gold support

support.bittrex.com 22 Oct '17, 5am

If you have a Bitcoin (BTC) balance on Bittrex during the BTG snapshot block 491,407 occurring approximately on October 24...

Statement on Bitcoin Gold [BTG]

support.bittrex.com 22 Oct '17, 5am

If you have a Bitcoin (BTC) balance on Bittrex during the BTG snapshot block 491,407 occurring approximately on October 23...

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bitcoinmagazine.com 23 Oct '17, 4pm

Steve Wozniak (aka the ‘Woz’) thinks Bitcoin is better than gold and the U.S. dollar, which he called “phony,” because the...