Bitcoin Gold was created through a hardfork on block 501225 of bitcoin blockchain on December 28th, 2017. The event was announced in early December of 2017.
Bitcoin God was created by a Chinese businessman and investor in cryptocurrency Chandler Guo. On the official website, the project is described as an unlimited, non-commercial P2P organization, aiming at using decentralized platform to solve many problems, caused by the existing centralized system
Among main Bitcoin God advantages are:
- smart contracts and Lightning Network;
- extended block size;
- Proof-of-Stake mining concept;
- extended confidentiality and Zero-knowledge Proof;
- Maximum number of coins is 21 million. 17 million will be owned by bitcoin holders and 4 million will be spent on charity.
Besides, the companies, responsible for the hard fork technical support are enumerated on the website. They are Bytom, Metaverse, NEO, QTUM and Mobius. There is also a list of 46 exchanges supporting bitcoin Bitcoin God, including Bithumb, Bittrex, Poloniex, OKEX, Kraken, GDAX and Huobi.pro.
The network is assumed to be launched in the first quarter of 2018