Luno: cryptoexchange overview:

Country:United Kingdom

Founded: N/A


Actual Status: open

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Exchange Description
Luno is a UK-based Bitcoin exchange that offers wallet and exhcange services to multiple countries. Luno was formerly known as BitX.
Luno Latest Updates
January 11, 2019

Why Are There So Many Cryptocurrency Scams?

Staying safeRemember that investing begins with education, not with making a purchase. We suggest you always research first and keep in mind that anything that seems too good to be true probably is.As a rule of thumb:Always check the URL to make sure it’s one you recognise (use bookmarks...

From: Luno
January 09, 2019

Where do ‘Lost’ Bitcoins Go?

Can lost Bitcoin be found or retrieved?Whether lost Bitcoin can be found or not depends on how it was lost. Considering the quantity of missing cryptocurrency out there, people have begun offering services to help the Prodigal Bitcoin return. These include data recovery specialists and even...

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January 02, 2019

Are Cryptocurrencies Solving Today’s Problems?

Community is everythingUnfortunately, it looks like high school never ends.Not truly, because only the most popular altcoins are likely to flourish in their environments. It’s simply not enough to be ‘a little better’.An altcoin needs to hold relevance for a large number of...

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December 12, 2018

Assessing the Teams Behind Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Projects

Do you have any ICO stories you’d like to share with us?We always like hearing about your experience in the crypto space, so let us know how you do your homework on ICOs.

From: Luno
December 10, 2018

Centralisation vs Decentralisation

In most areas of our lives, we’re used to centralised systems which tend to give each of us little power or influence over what happens.Decentralised technology offers us greater freedom and equal access.At Luno, we still believe that cryptocurrencies are currently the best use of...

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December 06, 2018

What Will The Banks Of The Future Look Like?

Let us know how you see cryptocurrency services like Luno and banks intersecting to make a better financial system for everyone.What do you see as the next step in the evolution of banking? How will the next generation of banks provide more value and greater efficiency?

From: Luno
November 08, 2018

Cryptocurrency, Is It a Security, Currency or Asset?

As the industry continues to evolve, we expect this question to come up many more times and we’ll continue discussing it at Luno.Now, over to you.Do you define cryptocurrencies as a currency, commodity, security, or something else?Do you think regulators should fit them in one blanket...

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October 29, 2018

Scaling A Cryptocurrency Exchange Using Go And Microservices

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October 26, 2018

How Blockchain Works (A Beginner’s Guide)

The limitations of BlockchainAs a piece of technology underpinning cryptocurrencies, Blockchain works pretty well. There are still creases to iron out, yet we’ve made a lot of progress and it’s important to remember no technology is ever perfect right from the start. However,...

From: Luno
October 22, 2018

How Luno Does Big Data

To concludeLibrarian has proven to be a reliable way to perform ETL on our data lake and make data from different sources available for ad hoc queries. We’re able to analyse messages using Redshift, despite the fact that they’re stored as binary protobuf blobs in S3. We’re...

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How Do Cryptocurrency Exchanges Work?

The Luno ExchangeWhile we recommend sticking to the Instant Buy and Sell option if you’re not a seasoned trader, you can take a look at the Luno Exchange any time. Here’s an overview of the main features.When you open the Luno Exchange, there’s quite a lot of information...

From: Luno
October 15, 2018

What’s So Special About Gold Anyway?

Bitcoin: digital gold?Photo by Andre Francois on UnsplashIt’s long been assumed we would switch back to gold if local currencies collapsed. It would be the logical replacement.Or rather, gold was the logical alternative. But now we have another option: decentralised cryptocurrencies....

From: Luno
October 12, 2018

How To Choose Secure Passwords: A Guide

Security is our biggest priority at Luno. But we can’t do it all from our end — we also need you to help us keep your cryptocurrency safe by always using strong passwords for your Luno account.

From: Luno
October 02, 2018

Bank withdrawal delays in Nigeria

Oct 2, 07:37 UTCIdentified - Due to a technical issue with the bank, some withdrawals requested by our Nigerian customers may be delayed.As of today, 2nd October 2018, bank withdrawals will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. We’ll try our best to stick to the current withdrawal...

From: Luno
October 01, 2018

Unable to submit support tickets

Oct 1, 09:28 UTCIdentified - We've identified an issue where customers are unable to submit tickets via the Help Centre ( team are aware and are working on the issue.Please use the app to submit a ticket via the Support Centre until we can resolve this.

From: Luno
September 28, 2018

Slow bank withdrawals to FNB customers in South Africa

Sep 28, 14:27 UTCIdentified - Withdrawals requested to FNB today have had to be routed via Standard Bank as there was a technical issue with FNB this afternoon. This will result in slower than normal withdrawals to FNB as bank clearance times will now apply. We will resolve this incident once we...

From: Luno
September 24, 2018

Delayed bank withdrawals in South Africa

Sep 24, 06:05 UTCIdentified - Withdrawals in South Africa will not be processed on 24 September 2018 due to the public holiday, unfortunately banks do not process withdrawals over weekends or public holidays. Withdrawals requested will be processed on 25 September 2018.Please view our full...

From: Luno
September 13, 2018

Exchange and Instant Buy and Sell maintenance

THIS IS A SCHEDULED EVENT Sep 13, 18:00 - 19:00 UTCSep 13, 12:10 UTCScheduled - Our team will be doing maintenance on the Exchange starting at 18:00 UTC today. This maintenance will cause around 15 minutes of Exchange downtime. Services such as Instant Buy and Sell may be affected on the...

From: Luno
September 07, 2018

Delayed withdrawals for FNB customers in South Africa

Sep 7, 14:13 UTCIdentified - Due to a technical issue with First National Bank (FNB), withdrawals to FNB accounts are delayed and will likely not reflect in customer accounts today.

From: Luno

Scaling With Bitcoin: Automating Identity Verification

Originally published at on September 7, 2018. Written by Andrew Nash, a software engineer at Luno.

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