Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch

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 Sunday, weeks after it first initiated a split from the main bitcoin blockchain. As such, the launch caps a lengthy period of development for the cryptocurrency, which follows bitcoin cash, a near $30 billion network that split off earlier this summer. Bitcoin […]

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