Tag Archives: Gold

Bitcoin Gold: Cryptocurrency’s Android-Like Forks Could Boost Adoption

Two new cryptocurrencies have split — or “forked” — from Bitcoin, and that’s okay. Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold, which launched in August and November respectively, both take the original currency in a new direction, attempting to fix some of its biggest flaws. Karthik Iyer, India’s ambassador to the P2P Foundation that hosted one of […]

Bitcoin Gold Developer Under Scrutiny For Allegedly Hiding Mining Code

Mining The bitcoin gold development team is under fire once again as the currency’s mining community has discovered a hard-coded hidden fee protocol found within one of the bitcoin gold developer’s mining pool code. Miners say that BTG core developer, Martin Kuvandzhiev (StarbugBG), added a hidden 0.5 percent fee into the btgmine.org […]

Bitcoin Gold, the latest Bitcoin fork, explained

A new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Gold is now live on the Internet. It aims to correct what its backers see as a serious flaw in the design of the original Bitcoin. There are hundreds of cryptocurrencies on the Internet, and many of them are derived from Bitcoin in one way or another. But Bitcoin Gold—like Bitcoin […]

Investors’ greed stokes perils in the cryptocurrency gold rush

Exio Coin’s home page, while it existed, was light on details, but had a heavy sense of urgency. It featured a tagline (“The self-evolving cryptographic currency”), a vague claim (“World’s First Cryptocurrency to be Officially Endorsed by a Sovereign Nation”) and a link to a white paper. It also prominently featured a countdown clock, with […]

What is Bitcoin Gold? The Latest Fork of the Cryptocurrency Blockchain

Bitcoin Gold is live. At 2 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, the latest splinter from the world’s biggest cryptocurrency hit the internet. It’s the second time this year that a project has “forked” — split away — from Bitcoin’s blockchain, the first being Bitcoin Cash back in August. Its developers have big plans to make a […]

All-new Bitcoin Gold cryptocurrency goes live

Bitcoin Gold, the latest breakaway from the popular cryptocurrency, is now live. The first thing it did? Dropped in price, severely. But let’s get the formalities out of the way first. Bitcoin Gold, or Bgold, officially went live on November 12 2017. It was created as a way to counter Bitcoin’s mining centralisation. Public mining […]

MX Gold Purchases Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Miners; Elects not to proceed with Symple Acquisition TSX Venture Exchange:MXL

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MX Gold Corp. (TSX-V:MXL) (FSE:ODV) (OTCQX:MXLGF) (the “Company” or “MX Gold”) is pleased to announce it has purchased 360 crypto currency mining systems as part of the Company’s pilot project in the cryptocurrency mining space.  The Company has ordered 360 units of the Avalon Miner 741 […]

MX Gold Purchases Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Miners; Elects not to proceed with Symple Acquisition

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MX Gold Corp.(TSX-V:MXL) (FSE:ODV) (OTCQX:MXLGF) (the “Company” or “MX Gold”) is pleased to announce it has purchased 360 crypto currency mining systems as part of the Company’s pilot project in the cryptocurrency mining space.  The Company has ordered 360 units of the Avalon Miner […]

MX Gold Purchases Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Miners; Elects not to proceed with Symple Acquisition TSX Venture Exchange:MXL

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MX Gold Corp. (TSX-V:MXL) (FSE:ODV) (OTCQX:MXLGF) (the “Company” or “MX Gold”) is pleased to announce it has purchased 360 crypto currency mining systems as part of the Company’s pilot project in the cryptocurrency mining space.  The Company has ordered 360 units of the Avalon Miner 741 […]

Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch

The newest fork of the bitcoin blockchain is officially live after a rocky start. Developers for the project, dubbed bitcoin gold, published software for the breakaway cryptocurrency today, releasing the code on GitHub as well. Aimed at blocking the use of specialized chips for mining, the project revealed last week it was eyeing a formal launch on […]

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