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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...

How Indonesians use Bitcoin

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Indonesia is the fourth most populated country in the world with a large and growing Bitcoin community. Research shows that 80% of Indonesians are still unbanked, a potential reason why the Indonesian rupiah (IDR) is one of the most-traded currencies for Bitcoin worldwide. As interest in Bitcoin continues to increase,...

​​How to buy Ripple (XRP) with Luno

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Over the past few weeks, the price of XRP (the currency behind the Ripple network) has gone up a lot. There's been a lot of interest from investors. As we're receiving questions, we want to explain what Ripple is and how to buy it with Bitcoin. Luno does not support...

Our new mobile Help Centre

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Good news, everyone! We’ve completely redesigned the Help Centre for Luno Android and iOS customers. This upgrade allows us to provide you with faster, more precise and mobile friendly support, without the need for you ever to leave the Luno app. Our product, design and development teams spent weeks researching...
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