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Last week in review: Crypto numbers double in first half

by Team Luno 2 minute read

It was a healthy week in the markets, with positive news flowing from the crypto gates. There’s a new high water mark in adoption, a sturdy uptick in hash rate, and Elon is counting his Bitcoin. Here are the week’s biggest headlines.

Last week in review: Amazon to start accepting payments in crypto?

by Team Luno 4 minute read

It was a week of wows, with rumours abound that the world’s biggest retailer could integrate Bitcoin payments and a social media giant announcing the cryptocurrency’s pivotal role in its future. Meanwhile, Jackson, Tennessee, is looking to become the industry’s main hub, and could Tesla be about to pull a U-turn on its bitcoin policy? It was all happening last week; here’s our rundown of the biggest stories.

Last week in review: Has Apple bought billions in bitcoin?

by Team Luno 2 minute read

It was another quiet week in the crypto markets, but adoption shows no sign of slowing. There was a new crypto bill proposed in Paraguay, Fidelity has started preparing for more institutional adoption, and Apple’s bitcoin rumours swirled. There was a lot of excitement in crypto last week. Here are...

Multisig and monosig: a quick rundown

by Team Luno 2 minute read

When you send bitcoin, you aren’t really moving it between addresses. The bitcoin is essentially stored in a digital vault where it stays regardless of the owner. When you send bitcoin, what you’re actually doing is changing the locks to fit the recipient(s)’s key rather than your own.

Last week in review: Use of crypto on the rise, finds Visa

by Team Luno 3 minute read

After another week of trading sideways, you’d be forgiven for thinking bitcoin has gotten boring. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. We had big retail adoption, more news from South America, and yet another historical NFT.

Last week in review: Someone bought the internet

by Team Luno 3 minute read

While movement in the crypto markets last week was fairly limited, there was still plenty to talk about: the internet was sold to the highest bidder, George Soros hopped on the Bitcoin bandwagon, and India is heading to the moon thanks to a massive spike in crypto investment.

Last week in review: El Salvador set to give all citizens $30 in bitcoin

by Team Luno 4 minute read

It’s been a week of ups, downs and total shockers in the crypto world – most notably the sad loss of longtime crypto advocate, John McAfee. On a brighter note, Central America continues to show love for bitcoin, with an exciting announcement from Paraguay, and some free dosh for El Salvadorians.

Where’s Satoshi? (And why it doesn’t matter)

by Dane Hansen 4 minute read

Creators and their innovations often go hand in hand. Tesla and Elon Musk, Apple and Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos and Amazon... but what about Bitcoin — where is its creator?

Last week in review: The internet is up for sale...sort of

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Is Panama following in El Salvador's footsteps? MicroStrategy purchases even more BTC, and you could own a piece of the world wide web. Check out what made headlines last week.

Last week in review: El Salvador, Bitcoin, and volcanoes: a crypto love story

by Team Luno 4 minute read

It’s full steam ahead as El Salvador taps into geothermal power for Bitcoin mining. What could be next on President Bukele’s Bitcoin bucket list? Meanwhile, another flurry of institutional adoption makes it a bullish week for crypto, Twitter might be integrating the Lightning Network, and more. Here are the top crypto stories to come out of last week.

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