The latest stable version of Bitcoin Core is now available.
Prioritized block download with using full block SPV mode
Status and explanation of Schnorr signatures and signature aggregation
On-chain scaling - a review of historical performance optimization made to Bitcoin’s reference software. Part 1
Development milestones that helped preserve a reliable experience for users of the Bitcoin software client over the years.
Multiple significant performance improvements for miners and new full nodes are available in the latest Bitcoin Core release.
We are pleased to announce the general availability of the Bitcoin Core 0.13.2.
A summary of some of the costs and expected risks of deploying segregated witness.
The first release of Bitcoin Core that supports activation of segregated witness is now available.
Almost two years of iterative design, development, and testing has gone into the version of segwit being released in Bitcoin Core 0.13.1, with much of the ef...
We’re pleased to announce the official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.0.
Segregated witness (segwit) is approaching release. This post provides some background information, details about how segwit was tested, information about h...
There is an ongoing soft fork of the Bitcoin consensus rules. While everything appears to be proceeding well, this article contains important information and...
The “version bits” BIP9 system is a way to introduce backward compatible rule changes to the Bitcoin consensus rules, known as a soft fork.
Compact block relay, BIP152, is a method of reducing the amount of bandwidth used to propagate new blocks to full nodes.
We are pleased to announce the release of Bitcoin Core 0.12.1. This maintenance update includes the first soft fork deployment utilising “[version bits][BIP9...
Hereby I’m announcing Marco Falke as the new Testing & QA maintainer for Bitcoin Core.
Today we are happy to announce the launch of the Bitcoin Core Sponsorship Programme for the Bitcoin industry. The programme provides a direct way for industr...
In an effort to increase communications, we are launching an opt-in, announcement-only mailing-list for users of Bitcoin Core to receive notifications of sec...
Announcement for the first Zero-Knowledge Contingent Payment on the Bitcoin network.
We’re very excited to announce the official release of Bitcoin Core v0.12.0. A lot of hard work has gone into this release and it may just be the biggest one...
Where to find official information about Bitcoin Core and how you can interact with other Bitcoin Core users and developers.
This page summarises some of the benefits of segregated witness.
We are extremely pleased and excited to announce the release of the Segregated Witness Testnet
The following video shows commit activity in the Bitcoin Core repository during 2015.
Bitcoin is a “peer-to-peer version of electronic cash that allows online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a finan...
We, the undersigned, support the roadmap in Capacity increases for the Bitcoin system. We have been working on scalability for several years within the Bitc...
This is the extended presentation of Segregated Witness by Pieter Wuille.
The following roadmap was originally posted to the bitcoin-dev mailing list, by Gregory Maxwell on 2015-12-07.
As active contributors to Bitcoin, we share this letter to communicate our plan of action related to technical consensus and Bitcoin scalability.