The bread blog

James MacWhyte
March 27, 2017

Buy bitcoin with breadwallet

Starting today, iPhone users in the United States will start receiving the ability to buy bitcoin through the breadwallet app, either with cash at one of thousands of retail locations and bitcoin ATMs, or by linking a bank account.

James MacWhyte
March 24, 2017

What a blockchain fork means for breadwallet, and why exchanges say you should move your money.

James MacWhyte
Dec. 14, 2016

US and Canadian iOS users invited to beta test buying bitcoin with cash through breadwallet

Samuel Sutch
Nov. 1, 2016

Announcing breadwallet's bug bounty program

Today breadwallet is announcing a bug bounty program with the hopes of developing a continuing relationship with the security research community. Starting in November 2016 we will maintain a reward program for security experts that find vulnerabilities in any of breadwallet’s products, services or properties. [...]

Aaron Lasher
Oct. 11, 2016

Can bitcoin "save" the world?

In 2014, the breadwallet team wrestled with how to communicate its values to its customers. It seemed that all great companies benefited from some sort of core raison-d’être. Nike honored great athletes, Google organized the world’s information, and Apple believed that computers could be sexy. [...]

Aaron Lasher
July 27, 2016

Cost of money: a big problem solved by bitcoin

In 1998 a group of unsuspecting fishermen happened upon a shipwreck off the coast of Belitung Island in Indonesia. The wrecked ship was an Arabian dhow that had left China and was bound for Africa when it met its fate less than a mile from land. [...]

James MacWhyte
July 21, 2016

Why it took over 2 years for breadwallet to come to Android

There has always been great interest in an Android version of breadwallet. With a global market share that greatly outnumbers that of iOS, Android seems the obvious choice when trying to reach the largest number of users. Software startups all want to maximize the reach of their product, and we are no exception. However, we chose to specifically hold off on tackling Android and focus solely on iOS for one reason: security.

Aaron Voisine
June 21, 2016

Empower

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the breadwallet blog. We’ll be covering a variety of different subjects here, from bitcoin and economics to history and tech [...]

Samuel Sutch
June 21, 2016

Breadwallet for Android Open Beta

We have launched a beta program for Android users that will support up to 1000 users. This is pre-release quality software that should be used at your own risk [...]