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To the moon: the future of money

The week in review: Two password guesses worth $265m

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Lindsay Lohan wants you to drive your lambos to the moon, more financial advisors are allocating funds to crypto and a German programmer is still on his quest to gain access to his 7,002 BTC. All this and more in this week's review.

The week in review: Crypto's global market cap hits $1 trillion

by Team Luno 5 minute read

The first full week of 2021 is drawing to a close and things are pretty much as crazy as when we left you in 2020. Excitingly though, Bitcoin and Ethereum have celebrated historic gains – let's see what else went down this week.

Will 2021 be even bigger for Bitcoin? Here are the crypto trends to watch next year

by Marcus Swanepoel 8 minute read

2020 ended with a bang for Bitcoin, shattering records and hitting new historical all-time highs. Will the momentum carry on into the new year? What else is on the cards for crypto in 2021? We've taken a look at what to watch out for.

The year in crypto headlines: 2020 edition

by Team Luno 11 minute read

We kicked off 2020 on the brink of WW3 and finished with UFOs. The crypto world had an exciting year, too – here's your recap of the biggest headlines this year.

A beginner's guide to stablecoins

by Team Luno 5 minute read

Stablecoins have enjoyed a huge increase in popularity over the past year – but what exactly are they, why are people starting to use them, and why should you care?

The week in review: MicroStrategy’s $550m bet on Bitcoin

by Team Luno 4 minute read

It was another week of institutional investment for bitcoin, with MicroStrategy coming back for more and insurance giant Mass Mutual joining the party. Get the low-down here.

The week in review: Facebook’s Libra rebrands ahead of rumoured launch

by Team Luno 5 minute read

Facebook’s Libra project rebrands, stablecoin regulation is sought, and BlackRock's CEO has a change of heart. Get this week's crypto headlines here.

The week in review: Facebook's Libra project set for a "limited" 2021 launch

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Is Facebook’s Libra project finally ready to launch? If today’s news is to be believed, Zucks and co are currently blowing up the balloons ready for a big launch party in the new year. Catch up on this and more in our weekly recap.

Institutional money arrives for Bitcoin

by James Ovenden 6 minute read

The influx of institutional investors has been much anticipated by the crypto community. After years of waiting, has the time finally arrived?

​What causes Bitcoin transaction delays?

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Bitcoin transaction delays can be stressful–but it’s important to understand the potential reasons why a Bitcoin transaction could be delayed.

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