Tag: bitcoin core

Feb 17 2021

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?

Feb 10 2021

Dogecoin’s Surging Price Has Resurrected Its Technical Development

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin core development dogecoin people tech

Wow, after such price rise, Dogecoin’s developers have much coding to do.

Feb 03 2021

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.

Jan 29 2021

Are You Running a Bitcoin Node?

And if you aren't, what's stopping you?

Jan 28 2021

Longtime Bitcoin Developer Jonas Schnelli Receives Open-Source Grant

Jonas Schnelli joins other Bitcoin developers who are sponsored by high- caliber Bitcoin companies.

Jan 22 2021

Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization

"One thing is clear: this is a serious project now, and we need to start taking decentralization seriously," said Wladimir van der Laan.

Bitcoin Developers Weigh the Costs of Defying White Paper Copyright Claim

Should anyone in an open source community have to bear the legal brunt of a seemingly senseless lawsuit?

Jan 14 2021

Bitcoin Core’s Latest Release Is Out: Here’s What’s in It

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin core taproot tech tor

Bitcoin Core, the original wallet and “full node” software for the Bitcoin network, received an update today.

Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 Released: What’s New

Today marks the official release of Bitcoin Core 0.21.0, the 21st major release of Bitcoin’s original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto almost 12 years ago. Overseen by Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan, this latest major release was developed by well over a hundred contributors in a span of about six months. The result of...

Dec 28 2020

2020 Saw the Fewest Bitcoin ‘Obituaries’ in 8 Years

Bitcoin has only “died” 11 times this year.

Dec 23 2020

Coinbase Awards Its First Round of Bitcoin Developer Grants

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin core coinbase developer grants tech

Coinbase, one of the oldest and most profitable companies in crypto, has awarded its first round of Bitcoin developer grants.

Dec 19 2020

Bitcoin.org Briefly Shut Down by Denial of Service Attack; Bitcoin Not Affected

Dec 19 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin core bitcoin.org ddos tech

While the site was inaccessible, Bitcoiners shared the software to newcomers wanting to download Bitcoin's code.

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