How Bread will handle the SegWit2x fork in November
Many customers have asked how we plan to approach the bitcoin fork that is expected to occur in mid-November 2017. We'd like to take this opportunity to explain what we are doing in preparation, and outline what our users should expect.
The real reason why banks should worry about Bitcoin
Despite the current turmoil within the Bitcoin industry regarding forks and protocol changes, banks are starting to wake up to the fact that bitcoin poses a real threat to their business. But what, specifically, is this threat?
Breadwallet becomes Bread, a decentralized financial institution
Breadwallet is becoming more than just a bitcoin wallet, and to reflect that we are dropping “wallet” from our name. Breadwallet is now simply Bread.
How to spot Ponzi schemes (and why bitcoin is a target)
Bitcoin used to be called a scam, while HYIP schemes flourished. Many people have heard about bitcoin’s sharp price increases without understanding the technology behind it, which makes it a prime subject of scammer pitches. Don’t fall for the hype! Here are some useful guidelines to ensure you don’t fall victim.
Early access to the next generation of breadwallet (iOS)
We’ve been working on a complete rebuild of the breadwallet app, and after months of development we are inviting our most dedicated users to try out the new app before it is available to the general public.
Breadwallet (still) protects you from forks
Yesterday, an article came out claiming breadwallet users could lose their bitcoin if there is a SegWit2x fork in November. This article is incorrect.
Breadwallet secures $7 million USD in funding and establishes headquarters in Switzerland
Breadwallet, the popular decentralized iOS wallet and a venture funded startup, has today announced the close of a new funding round, bringing its total investment to $7 million USD. Coinciding with the round closure, the company has established its headquarters in Switzerland.
iOS and Android BCH one-time withdrawal feature now live
We are pleased to announce that by updating to the current version in the App Store, all users will now be able to take advantage of the BCH withdrawal feature.
Android users can withdraw their BCH from breadwallet. iOS coming soon.
If you had bitcoin in your breadwallet on August 1st, your breadwallet now holds an equivalent amount of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). We've just added the ability to easily withdraw your Bitcoin Cash on Android, with iOS support coming soon.
Breadwallet will support sending BCH by August 14th
Breadwallet will provide the ability to send your entire BCH balance in a single transaction to another address or service of your choice by Monday, August 14th.