From creator Bjarne Stroustrup’s page on C++:
C++ is a general purpose programming language with a bias towards systems programming that is a better C, supports data abstraction, supports object-oriented programming, and supports generic programming.
The most recent version of the C++ standard is C++11.
C++11 is officially released, goodbye C++0x — October 11, 2011
A brief look at the C++11 release announcement and a recap of what's new
Using regular expressions in C++11 — October 20, 2011
Details for those wanting to use the new regular expression features in C++
Garbage collection/reference counting in C++11 — October 27, 2011
Deterministic object destruction outweighs the need for garbage collection
C++11 move semantics and rvalue references — November 15, 2011
Implementing C++ copy constructors for temporary values
Using Haskell to improve your C++ — February 6, 2012
Becoming a better imperative programmer by exploring functional programming