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

by Team Luno 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 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...

An open letter to our Malaysian customers

by David Low 4 minute read

*We will regularly update this page with the latest news on our progress until this is resolved. Update: 18 January 2019 Dear Luno customers, Recently, Malaysia’s Minister of Finance and the Securities Commission (SC) announced that cryptocurrencies will be regulated by the SC. The SC intends to have the new...

​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.

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