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New Luno API SDKs

by Neil Garb 3 minute read

From code to client Many customers interact with Luno using our API, which gives anyone access to market data. Developers use the Luno API to build applications to automatically buy, sell, send, receive, deposit and withdraw supported local and cryptocurrencies. If this still makes sense to you, read on. The...

Luno announced as UK’s fastest growing tech start-up of 2018

by Katharine Suy 2 minute read

We are delighted and incredibly honoured to be named UK’s fastest growing startup in the Tech5 competition hosted by TNW and Adyen. Joining the ranks of previous title holders, Deliveroo, Transferwise, Lyst, Delivery Hero, Cabify, Onfido and iZettle, is an achievement we do not take lightly. Tech5 is a renowned...

​Luno cuts fees with SegWit integration

by Luno Team 2 minute read

We are happy to announce Luno is now SegWit integrated. What is SegWit? SegWit, short for Segregated Witness, is an improvement to the way Bitcoin transactions are sent. With SegWit, certain information is restructured in Bitcoin transactions, rendering them effectively smaller, which means more transactions can now fit into a...

​How to lock your Luno account (if you notice suspicious activity)

by Luno Team 2 minute read

There are two sides to keeping your cryptocurrency safe. There are the (many) things Luno does to protect your money. Then there's what you can (and should) do to secure your account. How to protect your Luno account Remember, cryptocurrency transactions are irreversible. If someone steals your Bitcoin or Ethereum, it's difficult...

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 Luno Team 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...

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