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The Bitcoin Cash fork (update)

by Luno Team 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 Luno Team 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 Luno Team 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 Luno Team 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 Luno Team 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 Luno Team 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...

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