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Version 3.7 was released on 24 October 2013. 
Its code name is "Basie", for Count Basie, a famous American jazz musician.

The changes in Version 3.7:

  This release won't have much that you can see. The biggest change is
  * Automatic WordPress updates.

  Other changes are
  * Stronger password meter
  * Improved built-in search
  * Better "Global Support" - your site will get translations from WordPress faster.

  Lots of small under-the-hood changes - go see at https://Codex.WordPress.org/Version_3.7

How to disable or configure automatic updates:

    * Codex.WordPress.org/Disabling_Automatic_Background_Updates

    * Make.WordPress.org/core/2013/10/25/the-definitive-guide-to-disabling-auto-updates-in-wordpress-3-7/

OMGWFTBBQ -- Problems!  No problem ... troubleshooting is here:

  WordPress keeps a "Master List" that notes any plug-in issues as they learn 
  about them: WordPress.org/support/topic/troubleshooting-wordpress-37-master-list

  And all the support forums are here: WordPress.org/support/

More info

about the release is at:

about any current changes: