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Getting help at Luno

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Maybe you’re new to Bitcoin (or Luno) and you’re just not completely sure of how things work. Maybe you’re one of our early customers, with a very technical question. Either way, the Luno Community Team is here to help you. At some point, you may need to get in touch...

​You don't have to buy a whole Bitcoin

by Team Luno 2 minute read

A common misconception is that you have to buy a whole Bitcoin to get started. For anyone new to cryptocurrencies, this can be off-putting. But since Bitcoin is digital and can be divided into as many as one hundred million pieces, you don't need to buy a whole one. You...

The Bitcoin Cash fork (update)

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Edit: You can now withdraw your BCH or sell it for Bitcoin. Log in to Luno, navigate to Wallets > Send BCH. The Bitcoin Cash (BCH*) project intends to hard fork from Bitcoin on 1 August 2017. At this stage, it appears the fork is only supported by a small minority of...

The scaling debate, Bitcoin forks and potential disruptions

by Team Luno 5 minute read

“Bitcoin is dying!”, “Bitcoin will crash!”, “Bitcoin may fork!”, “BIP148 vs BIP91”, “August 1 is D-day!“ are some of the confusing articles and comments you might have seen or heard in recent weeks. In this article, I’ll try to unpack what is probably (and probably not) happening to your Bitcoin...

Luno Ramadan competition winners

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Last month, we ran a Ramadan promotion, where our Indonesian and Malaysian customers could guess what the Bitcoin price would be on a certain day and time. We’d like to thank everybody who participated and congratulate the winners, below. Luno Malaysia Winners Week of June 03: MYR 400 worth Zalora...

Bitcoin disruption events

by Team Luno 2 minute read

The Bitcoin protocol will be undergoing changes in the coming weeks related to the activation of the Segregated Witness system. Due to the controversial nature of these changes, there are several different activation mechanisms in play. As such, disruptions are expected in the coming weeks, including temporary suspension of Bitcoin...

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