Taproot

What's Ahead for Bitcoin Next Week?
What’s Ahead for Bitcoin Next Week?
Chinese bitcoin miners are back online after a series of coal mining accidents left them without power, and the Taproot upgrade is getting closer to implementation. “All About...
What's Ahead for Bitcoin Next Week?

Week in Review: Coinbase's Public Listing, Growing Demand for Privacy
Week in Review: Coinbase’s Public Listing, Growing Demand for Privacy
It’s been a big week for bitcoin. Coinbase’s public listing made history, and a government crackdown on crypto in Turkey has prompted growing calls for privacy in financial tr...
Week in Review: Coinbase's Public Listing, Growing Demand for Privacy

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.

Week in Review: State Street Dips a Toe into Crypto and What's the Crypto Climate Accord?
Week in Review: State Street Dips a Toe into Crypto and What’s the Crypto Climate Accord?
“All About Bitcoin’s” Week in Review panel discusses the week’s biggest bitcoin news. Coinbase’s Q1 earnings wows Wall Street, State Street has become the latest major institu...
Week in Review: State Street Dips a Toe into Crypto and What's the Crypto Climate Accord?

Taproot Activation Debate Settled with a Blockchain 'Coin Toss'
Taproot Activation Debate Settled with a Blockchain ‘Coin Toss’
CoinDesk Tech Reporter Colin Harper explains how Taproot is finally coming online after a year of negotiations and why this matters to the wider bitcoin community. Plus, a dis...
Taproot Activation Debate Settled with a Blockchain 'Coin Toss'

What Is Taproot and Why Is It Important?
What Is Taproot and Why Is It Important?
Taproot is Bitcoin’s biggest upgrade in years which will enrich Bitcoin’s smart contracts, but what is it exactly and why is it important? “The Hash” panel breaks it down.
What Is Taproot and Why Is It Important?

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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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The MIT Bitcoin Expo: A Free Educational Event for Anyone Who Wants to Gain Some Crypto Tech Chops
The MIT Bitcoin Expo: A Free Educational Event for Anyone Who Wants to Gain Some Crypto Tech Chops
The MIT Bitcoin Club gives “Community Crypto” a preview of their free 2021 expo taking place this weekend. Also, join host Isaiah Jackson as he visits one of the club’s meetup...
The MIT Bitcoin Expo: A Free Educational Event for Anyone Who Wants to Gain Some Crypto Tech Chops

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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