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The Bitcoin Cash fork (update) | Luno

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 platforms, users and miners. It's unknown whether this fork will survive or what value it might attain.

 

Bitcoin Cash is a...

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Bitcoin and Ethereum made easy | Luno

Buy Bitcoin or Ethereum with

EUR via SEPA Transfer

Luno is very simple, client-friendly and ergonomic, I like it!

Luno helps you buy Bitcoin and Ethereum in three easy steps

1

Sign Up

Sign up for a free Luno Wallet on web, iOS or Android and go through our easy verification process.

2

Deposit Money

Select your preferred deposit method like bank or credit card and deposit money into your Luno...

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How to buy Ripple (XRP) with Luno | Luno

Over the past few weeks, the price of Ripple (or XRP, the cryptocurrency behind the Ripple network) has surged dramatically and there has been a lot of interest from investors. We're receiving a number of questions from our customers about how it works and how to buy it.

Note that we currently only support Bitcoin, but this article will outline what Ripple is and how to use Bitcoin to buy it.

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Identifying Bitcoin scams | Luno

Bitcoin is attractive to scammers for the same reason it's attractive to you: it's fast, it's international, and it's irreversible. So as Bitcoin usage has grown, we have seen more and more Bitcoin scammers disappear with user funds.

The following are some of the most persistent Bitcoin scams.

Bitcoin Ponzi, HYIP or MLM schemes

These schemes attract people with low or no subscription fees and...

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Bitcoin as a payment system | Luno

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Bitcoin as a payment system

How did we transfer money thousands of years ago, when we all still lived in little villages and knew and trusted each other? We simply exchanged things with each other, as we still do with cash today. But when money moved online things got a bit trickier, and the way the banks and credit card systems dealt with this was to create a 'ledger...

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What is a Bitcoin wallet address? | Luno

A Bitcoin wallet address is similar to a bank account number. It's a unique 26-35 digit combination of letters and numbers and it looks something like this: 1ExAmpLe0FaBiTco1NADr3sSV5tsGaMF6hd

You can share your Bitcoin wallet address with others. With this, they will be able to send you Bitcoin.

Your...

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How to buy digital currency in four easy steps | Luno

How to buy digital currency in four easy steps

Step 1: Sign up at Luno

Visit our signup page to create a Luno account. 

Step 2: Verify your identity

See our detailed guide to having your...

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Where to Spend Bitcoin in South Africa | Luno

This is by no means a complete list. Through our partnership with  PayFast , shoppers in South Africa can pay with Bitcoin at the thousands of merchants that have the payment method enabled. If you are interested in setting up an online store in South Africa (and accepting Bitcoin payments), reach out to them.

If you...

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Bitcoin security | We keep your Bitcoin safe | Luno

We keep your Bitcoin safe

Bitcoin Storage

Deep freeze storage

The majority of customer Bitcoin funds are kept in what we call "deep freeze" storage. These are multi-signature wallets, with private keys stored in different bank vaults.

No single person ever has access to more than one key. Spending any Bitcoins from deep freeze storage requires a coordinated effort with multiple layers of...

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