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Verge Struck by Second PoW Attack in as Many Months

Verge Struck By Second PoW Attack in as Many MonthsAccident-prone altcoin verge has been crippled by yet another mining attack. A little over a month after being subjected to a 51% attack, the network is once again at the mercy of a malevolent attacker who is rejecting blocks and profiting handsomely off the carnage caused. The repeat attack illustrates the risks faced by low […]

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May 23, 2018 0

A Bitcoin User’s Guide on Upcoming Forked Coins

another fork Bitcoin XLike it or not, forking bitcoin has become an efficient approach for blockchain teams to receive quick money. How many forks will we have? Are there services support them? Also Read: This Bulgarian Business School Offers Bitcoin Scholarships A Glimpse at Forked Coins Already Existing Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the first bitcoin fork, was only listed on Viabtc […]

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December 9, 2017 0

Three Times as Much Bitcoin Cash Has Been Claimed as Bitcoin Gold

Three Times as Much Bitcoin Cash Has Been Claimed as Bitcoin GoldThe public’s appetite for forked coins seems to be diminishing. Data shows that around 6.6 million BCH has been claimed to date, compared to just 2.2 million BTG. There’s still time for more bitcoin gold to be claimed, but thus far most holders have been deterred from doing so. Reasons include BTG’s low value compared […]

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December 8, 2017 0

A Few Ways to Claim Bitcoin Gold

A Few Ways to Claim Bitcoin GoldLately, people have been talking an awful lot about bitcoin forks and how to claim them. One particular fork that took place on October 24 called, ‘bitcoin gold’ (BTG), has been a hot topic recently. As the network’s wallet and exchange support grows larger, people are trying to figure out ways to split their bitcoin […]

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December 1, 2017 0

Bitcoin Gold’s Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough Start

Bitcoin Gold's Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough StartOn November 12, the Bitcoin Gold network went live at 4 pm EDT according to the team’s blog page and Slack channel. The controversial project currently has a full node client, but public mining didn’t start until private miners reached block height 499407. Also read: Swedish Pirate Rick Falkvinge Brings Humor and Profundity to Bitcoin Cash […]

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November 13, 2017 0

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG developers didn’t finish the project’s […]

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November 10, 2017 0

Bitcoin Service Providers Continue to Reveal Plans for Bitcoin Gold

This week bitcoin proponents have been talking about the bitcoin gold fork scheduled for October 25. With just a few days away, bitcoin exchanges and service providers have been detailing their contingency plans on how to best deal with the upcoming distribution of split tokens. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Community Preps Hard Fork Slated for November […]

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October 23, 2017 0

The Bitcoin Gold Project Responds to Negative Criticism

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the alleged hard fork project, Bitcoin Gold, that’s supposedly scheduled to take place on October 25. We also investigated the project further, while asking the lead developer some questions concerning this proposed fork. Now with only fifteen days left until the team tries to fork the bitcoin protocol, individuals continue to […]

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October 12, 2017 0

A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold Fork

A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold ForkJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a planned hard fork on the Bitcoin network slated for October 25 called Bitcoin Gold (BTG). There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this fork as the BTG team is very unorganized and the project is also tied to those perpetuating the NO2x movement. Also read: Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans […]

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September 30, 2017 0

Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans to Fork Bitcoin Next Month

After the hard fork on August 1 that produced Bitcoin Cash, many bitcoiners have been waiting for the possibility of a fork taking place this November with the Segwit2x plan. However, a lot of bitcoin proponents don’t know about another fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) that’s scheduled to take place on October 25th. Also read: Japan’s […]

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September 28, 2017 0