Bitcoin Core

Speedy Trial is now merged.
Taproot Speedy Trial Code Merged Into Bitcoin Core
The merge puts an end to a long road of activation discussions – now all that's left is Taproot's actual activation.
Speedy Trial is now merged.

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Final Taproot Activation Specifics Chosen With a Bitcoin Blockchain 'Coin Toss'
The coin toss is a stand-in for the rough consensus that stakeholders usually broker to make these decisions.
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Once signaling starts in May, the timeline will be set for November activation (probably).
New Taproot Activation Timeline Means the Upgrade Is (Probably) Coming to Bitcoin This Fall
If the timeline holds, Taproot’s November activation could make for an exciting autumn for bitcoiners.
Once signaling starts in May, the timeline will be set for November activation (probably).

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‘Speedy Trial’ Taproot Activation on Bitcoin Could Still Include a ‘UASF’ Safety Net
Speedy Trial is nearly approved for activating Taproot, but the code may still include a “user activated soft fork” (UASF) safety net, just in case.
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Craig Wright
Craig Wright Demands Bitcoin Developers Give Him Access to Stolen Mt. Gox Coins
Craig Wright claims someone “stole” 110k BTC from him from wallets connected to the Mt. Gox hack. He wants Bitcoin developers to get them back.
Craig Wright

We could see Taproot activation sometime in July.
Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade Nailed Down for July, but Some Finer Details Still Aren’t Finalized
The finalized code for Taproot will be shipped in March, but will it house the “user activated soft fork” feature that threatened to activate SegWit?
We could see Taproot activation sometime in July.

DOGE is getting some love from developers again.
Dogecoin's Surging Price Has Resurrected Its Technical Development
Wow! After such price rise, Dogecoin’s developers have much coding to do.
DOGE is getting some love from developers again.

Taproot is nearing the finish line.
Taproot Update: Bitcoin Users Home In on Activation Plan, Date Still TBD
The meeting ended with rough consensus in favor of BIP8 (false), as well as with approval of two possible methods to put this BIP into motion.
Taproot is nearing the finish line.

A full node setup
Are You Running a Bitcoin Node?
And if you aren't, what's stopping you?
A full node setup

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Longtime Bitcoin Developer Jonas Schnelli Receives Open Source Grant
Jonas Schnelli joins other Bitcoin developers who are sponsored by high-caliber Bitcoin companies.
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