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The week in review: PayPal's crypto offering illicits mixed responses

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Was it PayPal’s announcement they’d be offering crypto to their customers that spurred bitcoin’s price jump to over $13K? The community's reaction has been divided, but this could be a huge boost for adoption. Catch up on the latest crypto news here.

Luno partners with IntoTheBlock for deeper trading insights

by Team Luno 4 minute read

We've joined forces with intelligence company IntoTheBlock to bring you, our traders, a host of new indicators equipping you with all the tools and information you need to make the smartest trading decisions.

Introducing the Luno BTC Savings Wallet

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Don’t just HODL, start earning interest on your bitcoin today with a Luno BTC Savings Wallet.

The week in review: Institutional investment demand for bitcoin soars

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Institutional investors continue to make bullish bitcoin moves, and Ethereum 2.0 is reportedly all set for a 2020 launch. Catch up on these stories and more in this week's crypto news recap.

The week in review: Square buys $50m in bitcoin, BitMex's leadership steps down, and John McAfee is arrested

by Team Luno 3 minute read

A slow week in the crypto markets ended with a bang, as Square became the latest major company to invest in bitcoin. Elsewhere, BitMex’s recent problems continue, South Korea is advancing its digital currency and John McAfee is still weird.

The consensus on consensus mechanisms: PoW vs PoS vs DPoS and more

by Lucille Wilcox 6 minute read

A closer look at the most popular consensus mechanisms and how they work to ensure public blockchains operate transparently and independent of any single authority.

Luno's view on forks

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Uncover how and why blockchain forks occur, what they mean for the crypto community, and how Luno approaches their integration into the Luno platform.

The week in review: 76% crypto miners use renewables within their energy mix

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Between bitcoin’s 67-day streak above $10,000 and Ethereum miners’ new $166m fee record, the crypto world has been anything but boring this week. Catch up on these stories and more in our weekly news recap.

Staying safe from crypto-related scams

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Bookmark these nifty tips on how to stay safe from scammers.

The week in review: Bahamas set to launch CBDC next month

by Team Luno 4 minute read

The Bahamas is set to launch its digital currency next month, Kraken is about to become the first "crypto bank", and the EU's leaked draft legislation on crypto-assets could mean choppy waters ahead for DeFi projects. Catch up on this week's biggest headlines.

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