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Giant Bitcoin 'Taproot Wizard' NFT Minted in Collaboration With Luxor Mining Pool
Luxor Mining collaborated with independent developer Udi Wertheimer to mint the NFT advertising “Magic Internet JPEGs” in “the largest Bitcoin block ever mined.”
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A Primer on the Debate Around Ordinal Inscriptions, aka Bitcoin NFTs
Are on-chain Bitcoin NFTs an interesting innovation or a censorable misallocation of resources?
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Bitcoin Community Erupts in Existential Debate Over NFT Project Ordinals
Some are calling the new protocol, which stores NFTs on Bitcoin, an attack on the blockchain's original mission to conduct financial transactions. Others say the new use case should be embraced alongside other demands for block space.
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Lightning Labs Raises $70M to Bring Stablecoins to Bitcoin
The Taproot-powered “Taro” protocol aims to bring low-fee stablecoin and asset transfers to the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
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Bitcoin Isn’t Private – But Its Recent Taproot Upgrade Will Help
The upgrade could give the network a much-anticipated privacy boost once its effects ripple throughout the ecosystem.
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Most Influential 2021: The Developers Who Wrote Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade
With Taproot, Bitcoin has gained a valuable set of tools for developers to integrate new features that will improve privacy, scalability and security.
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Crypto News Roundup for Nov. 30, 2021
With crypto markets stabilizing after a recent pullback and a look at five achievements to be crypto grateful for, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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5 Reasons for Crypto to Be Thankful
CoinDesk’s Chief Content Officer picks out five big trends to be pleased about.
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After Taproot, What’s Next for Bitcoin’s Future?
Now that Bitcoin has Taproot, here are some other interesting soft fork changes developers have been eyeing.
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Market Wrap: Analysts See Bitcoin as Still in ‘Bullish Phase,’ Despite Pullbacks
But it remains to be seen whether investors will continue to accumulate BTC in hopes of long-term gains.
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