Bitcoin's big code upgrade improves privacy and security | Engadget

It might be easier for the cryptocurrency to handle demand.This is the first major refresh of the network code's since 2017, and it might be well-timed. An upgrade could help Bitcoin better accommodate any newcomers, not to mention reduce hassles for veteran crypto traders. The update improves both privacy and security for complicated transactions through new signatures that make them look like any other exchange. As The Block notes, the Bitcoin network rolled out a long-in-the-making "Taproot" code upgrade early today (November 14th). While there are some objections to Bitcoin and other forms of digital money, it now has potential users ranging from AMC through to the country of El Salvador. Bitcoin just received a significant upgrade. Please enter a valid email address
Bitcoin just received a significant upgrade. As The Blocknotes, the Bitcoin network rolled out a long-in-the-making "Taproot" code upgrade early today (November 14th). The update improves both privac… [+770 chars]