Tag: taproot

Jul 30 2021

What Caused This Mid-Cycle Bitcoin Price Correction

Factors ranging from regulation in China to the Taproot protocol upgrade were driving bitcoin price charts to a decisive point for weeks.The bitcoin price rallied last week, but the move did not come out of the blue. While some people attributed the spike in price to the fake news about Amazon...

Jul 28 2021

Bitcoin Optech #159: Stack Exchange And Taproot

Jul 28 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech taproot technical

This week’s newsletter features regular sections like Bitcoin Stack Exchange Q&A; and the latest column about preparing for Taproot.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jul 21 2021

Bitcoin Optech #158: Why Wallets Should Wait Before Generating Taproot Addresses

This week’s newsletter discusses changes to services and client software and why wallets should wait before generating Taproot addresses.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of...

Jun 23 2021

Bitcoin Optech #154: Universal Transaction RBF And Taproot

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech rbf taproot technical

This week’s newsletter discusses universal transaction replacement by fee, and includes the first post in a Taproot preparation series.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jun 22 2021

Taproot: An Example Of Bitcoin’s Win-Win Logic

Jun 22 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture taproot uasf

Taproot has a variety of benefits for all users of Bitcoin, and is an example of improving ability to expand and enhance Bitcoin.Jason Lau is the COO of Okcoin.Almost four years after Bitcoin’s last big update, Taproot is finally locked in and will activate in November. This is a big win for Bitcoin and the entire ecosystem, whether or not you...

Jun 18 2021

Discussing Taproot's Lock In

In this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” the hosts discussed the lock in of Bitcoin’s Taproot soft fork upgrade.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Jun 16 2021

Bitcoin Optech #153: Locking In Taproot

Jun 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bip bitcoin optech taproot technical

This week’s newsletter celebrates the lock-in of Taproot, describes a draft BIP for improving transaction privacy and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter...

Jun 15 2021

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Jun 13 2021

Top Crypto News: 06/12

The crypto space never sleeps, even on the weekend. Currently, Bitcoin is down 4.2% and is trading at $35,594. Meanwhile, Ethereum is up 1.2% over the last 24 hours and is trading at $2,370. Now let’s take a look at some of the top crypto news stories for the day....

Jun 12 2021

Taproot Activation Brings Massive Upgrades To Bitcoin

Taproot brings new optimizations to security and usability to the Bitcoin network as the activation is locked in.By the time this is published, Taproot will be locked-in for activation. This means that on block 709,632 (mid- November 2021), the new rules defined by a series of Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs) will be activated and start being enforced. This is a momentous achievement for...

Taproot Locks In: Bitcoin Protocol Upgrade Will Activate In November

Jun 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  speedy trial taproot technical

Taproot has locked in with the Bitcoin protocol upgrade now set to activate in November.Bitcoin is upgrading.Taproot, the Bitcoin protocol upgrade that makes smart contracts more private and compact, has locked in. As of just now, more than 90 percent of all blocks that will be mined in the current...

Taproot Soft fork Almost Locked In. What Does This Mean For Bitcoin?

By the time you read this, Bitcoin’s Taproot soft fork will be approved. The tendency is irreversible. The technical aspects are too complicated for most people. What you actually need to know is this: the modifications will improve the Bitcoin network’s performance, bring a little more privacy, and lighten some transaction’s data requirements. It will also provide the basis for smart contract deployment....

Jun 09 2021

With 98% Of Blocks Signaling Activation And About 300 To Go, Here's The Latest On Taproot

Jun 09 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  taproot taproot.watch technical

The activation of Bitcoin protocol upgrade Taproot appears imminent as only 300 more signaling blocks are needed.According to data from Taproot.watch, the Bitcoin protocol upgrade Taproot is underway to activate and will lock in soon, with the current signaling ratio of 98.23% at the time of writing. Currently, 317 additional signaling blocks out of the remaining 491 blocks are...

Jun 04 2021

Would You Spend $100K on Lunch With This CEO?

Jun 04 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin dogecoin ethereum etoro ftx

June 4, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits ✍️✍️✍️ Mike Novogratz’s and Christan Angermayer’s firm, Cryptology Asset Group, has...

How Taproot Could Improve Bitcoin — If It Gets Adopted

Jun 04 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain masts taproot

Jeremy Rubin, a Bitcoin Core contributor and founder of Judica, a Bitcoin R&D Lab, joins Unchained from the Miami Bitcoin Conference (2021) to discuss all things Taproot. Show highlights: a general update on the Miami Bitcoin Conference...

Jun 01 2021

Crypto Exchange Volume Hits ATH in May

June 1, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits ✍️✍️✍️ Singapore’s DBS bank priced its first...

May 31 2021

Bitcoin Mining Company Marathon Will Stop Censoring Transactions, Start Signaling For Taproot

Bitcoin mining firm Marathon has announced its pool will stop mining only OFAC-compliant blocks and start signaling for Taproot activation.Mara Pool, the bitcoin mining pool operated by digital asset technology company Marathon Digital Holdings, will update its miners to the latest Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 software to signal for...

May 21 2021

95% Of Bitcoin Hash Rate “Potentially” Signaling For Taproot Activation

Taproot.watch has added a new feature showing that a vast majority of Bitcoin mining hash rate supports Taproot activation.Taproot.watch, the website built by Hampus Sjöberg for people to follow along Bitcoin soft fork upgrade Taproot’s path to activation, has added a data...

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