Bitcoin Gold

Bitcoin Gold is a distributed digital currency.wikipedia
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Bitcoin

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It is a hard fork of Bitcoin, the open source cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Gold hard forked from the Bitcoin blockchain on October 24, 2017, at block height 491407.
On 24 October 2017 another hard fork, Bitcoin Gold, was created.

Double-spending

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Bitcoin Gold was hit by double-spending attack on May 18, 2018.
While it hasn't happened against many of the largest cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (with even the capability arising for it in 2014), it has happened to one of its forks, Bitcoin Gold, then 26th largest cryptocurrency.

Cryptocurrency

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It is a hard fork of Bitcoin, the open source cryptocurrency.
In May 2018, Bitcoin Gold (and two other cryptocurrencies) were hit by a successful 51% hashing attack by an unknown actor, in which exchanges lost estimated $18m.

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Bitcoin Gold is a distributed digital currency.

Bitcoin scalability problem

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It is a hard fork of Bitcoin, the open source cryptocurrency.

Open-source software

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It is a hard fork of Bitcoin, the open source cryptocurrency.

Graphics processing unit

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The stated purpose of the hard fork is to restore the mining functionality with common Graphics Processing Units (GPU), in place of mining with specialized ASIC (customized chipsets), used to mine Bitcoin.

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The stated purpose of the hard fork is to restore the mining functionality with common Graphics Processing Units (GPU), in place of mining with specialized ASIC (customized chipsets), used to mine Bitcoin.

Fork (blockchain)

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Bitcoin Gold hard forked from the Bitcoin blockchain on October 24, 2017, at block height 491407.

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Bitcoin Gold hard forked from the Bitcoin blockchain on October 24, 2017, at block height 491407.

Denial-of-service attack

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Soon after the launch, the website came under a distributed denial of service attack, and received criticism from Coinbase and Bittrex for being hastily put together, as well as including a developer pre-mine.

Coinbase

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Soon after the launch, the website came under a distributed denial of service attack, and received criticism from Coinbase and Bittrex for being hastily put together, as well as including a developer pre-mine.

Bittrex

Bitcoin Gold was later delisted from Bittrex, after the team refused to help pay some of the damages.

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WebMoney

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Also WebMoney Transfer announced the addition of Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Ripple (XRP), Dash (DASH), Monero (XMR) linked notes to its INDX online exchange.

CEX.io

The exchange charges 0% to 0.25% commission on trade operations, according to the Maker-Taker fee schedule.The list of cryptocurrencies introduced on the platform includes Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, XLM, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Zcash, and Bitcoin Gold.

List of bitcoin forks

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Bitcoin Gold: Forked at block 491407, 2017-10-24, for each BTC, an owner got 1 Bitcoin Gold (BTG)