Bitcoin Blog

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Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment system.

  • Bitcoin.org to denounce "Segwit2x" October 5, 2017
    On 2017-10-11 at noon (UTC), Bitcoin.org is planning to publish a banner on every page of the site warning users about the risks of using services that will default to the so-called Segwit2x1 (S2X) co …
  • Bitcoin Core Version 0.14.2 Released June 17, 2017
    Bitcoin Core version 0.14.2 is now available. This is a new minor version release, including various bugfixes and performance improvements, as well as updated translations. Please report bugs using th …
  • Bitcoin Core Version 0.14.1 Released April 22, 2017
    Bitcoin Core version 0.14.1 is now available. This is a new minor version release, including various bugfixes and performance improvements, as well as updated translations. Please report bugs using th …
  • Bitcoin Core Version 0.14.0 Released March 8, 2017
    Bitcoin Core version 0.14.0 is now available. This is a new major version release, including new features, various bugfixes and performance improvements, as well as updated translations. Please report …
  • Bitcoin Exchanges: Options for Newcomers to Bitcoin Now Available February 3, 2017
    A directory of Bitcoin Exchanges servicing the world’s 20 largest economies, as well as several international options (serving many countries) are now available on Bitcoin.org. Helping People Interest …