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Bitcoin timeline

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Over the past eight years, Bitcoin has evolved. A lot. Stories around Bitcoin have made the headlines for multiple reasons —some good, some bad— but for anyone watching, it has been quite a ride and fascinating to watch. We decided to look at where it all started, the crazy, spellbinding...

​Ethereum is now available on Luno

by Team Luno 2 minute read

We are happy to announce that Ethereum is now available on Luno. You can now buy, sell, send, receive and store the second most popular cryptocurrency. All you need is a verified Luno account. How to get started with Ethereum on Luno You will need a verified account with Luno...

The Bitcoin SegWit2X fork

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Update: The SegWit2X fork has been suspended and is unlikely to happen. See this announcement. There is (yet another) Bitcoin fork scheduled to happen later this month, known as the SegWit2X fork. This will result in a newly created currency. For more information on what Bitcoin forks are and what...

Living in a multi-digital-currency world

by Marcus Swanepoel 4 minute read

Over the past few months we’ve had a lot of questions about our views on various cryptocurrencies, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), and also why we only support Bitcoin on our platform. Since our founding, we’ve considered ourselves to be cryptocurrency agnostic. After we initially built the world’s first fully-integrated...

Where to spend Bitcoin in France

by Team Luno 3 minute read

As more and more people become aware of and interested in Bitcoin, we often get asked: So where can I spend my Bitcoin in France? Can I actually pay with Bitcoin at French merchants? We’re happy to say that France has a thriving Bitcoin market, with many merchants accepting the...

Bitcoin Gold

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Bitcoin Gold is one of the many proposed Bitcoin forks in recent months. It will be based on the current Bitcoin software, but it will be incompatible with it: you won’t be able to receive Bitcoin Gold in a Bitcoin wallet. The Bitcoin Gold fork is estimated to happen on...

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