Watch out for utility scams! (Do not pay electric/heating bills with Bitcoin)

On the rise this year are calls to small business owners, the elderly, and others demanding payment in bitcoin for a “late” utility bill. The scammers will threaten you and may cause serious panic (which they are counting on). Solution: JUST HANG UP. For peace of mind, find the legitimate number of your utility company and call them for the status of your account.

Edge wallet: New features and easy upgrade path for Athena app users!

All Athena Bitcoin app users are encouraged to try out the Edge wallet app! Written by the same developers as the Athena wallet, Edge offers support for Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, ERC-20 tokens and more!

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day 2018!

On this day in 2010 a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz sold bitcoin to Jeremy Sturdivant (jercos) on IRC in exchange for two pizzas delivered to his Jacksonville, Florida home. The exchange cost Laszlo 10,000 BTC at the time! One bitcoin back then was worth less than one cent each.

This bitcoin transaction between Laszlo and Jercos was so significant because at the time, no mainstream retailers were accepting bitcoin as a form of payment. This was considered the first real-world transaction using bitcoin as a medium of exchange.

Read more about the history behind this first ever purchase with Bitcoin. See news coverage of this day. 10,000 BTC as of this writing is worth over 82 Million USD!

If you are looking for safer storage of your crypto assets, Ledger has released a limited edition Pizza Day Nano S hardware wallet. Also, in late February, Laszlo repeated this experiment using the Bitcoin Lightning Network.

Looking to buy pizza with crypto? may be your best bet to find a local restaurant. Otherwise, you can buy major chain gift cards on eGifter or Gyft. Finally, be generous to your servers with crypto anytime using or

It's now far easier to extract your Bitcoin Cash with Edge!

Split or extract your Bitcoin Cash using the Edge wallet! Everyone holding bitcoin in an Athena Bitcoin, Airbitz, Coinsource, Bitcoin Depot, or other similar wallet as of August 1st were given an equivalent amount of bitcoin cash tokens! You may now access those BCH just by logging into Edge and selecting the Split option.

Mobile Wallet Apps for Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Beyond

Mobile Wallet Apps for Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Beyond

There are good wallets and then there are bad wallets. The worst are scams designed to steal your crypto as soon as you make a deposit! Inside we list many reputable wallet apps so you can feel safe using Bitcoin or Litecoin on your mobile device.