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Luno Engineering: MySQL query analysis in Go

by Timothy Stranex 3 minute read

Over the past months, the number of transactions and traffic processed by Luno has skyrocketed. Keeping pace with this growth has required the engineering team to scale and optimise the performance of all our systems. In this blog post, we’ll describe a tool we developed to investigate and optimise our...

Where to spend Bitcoin in the UK

by Team Luno 11 minute read

Looking to spend your Bitcoin? We've done some digging to find out which merchants accept Bitcoin as a means of payment in the United Kingdom. We’re pleased to announce that the UK has a bustling Bitcoin market, with more and more merchants accepting the cryptocurrency as a payment method. Below...

​Luno's position on Bank of Indonesia statement

by Team Luno 2 minute read

The central bank of Indonesia, Bank Indonesia (BI), recently issued a statement about cryptocurrencies. Here is Luno’s position (and actions) regarding three areas of interest: Using cryptocurrencies as a payment mechanism Owning cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum Buying, selling and trading cryptocurrencies. Ban: Cryptocurrencies as payment mechanism First, BI has affirmed that...

​How runaway markets work

by Team Luno 6 minute read

Investment decisions don’t start with purchases. They start with education. As Bitcoin and Ethereum continue breaking price records, we want to take a moment during this euphoria to explain an important concept: runaway markets.

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...
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