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What is an investment?

Investing is putting your money into something that you think will increase in value. Examples of this are gold, company stocks, bonds, property, art, cryptocurrencies, and so on. Every investor’s aim is to have their investment appreciate in value over…

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Scams: what to look out for

Luno’s security team is continually identifying methods used by scammers to try to obtain funds fraudulently. We ask you to keep yourself informed of these tactics by referring back to this page regularly for updates. Fake Goods/Services scams Summary: The…

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What is Money?

Money is something we use everyday to buy groceries or as a means of getting from A to B, but when was the last time you stopped and thought about what it actually is. Put simply, money serves three key…

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Everything you need to know about the Bitcoin Standard

El Salvador recently became the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. In doing so, it effectively became a guinea pig for Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision – and made them a lot of friends in the Bitcoin community in the process.

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Laser beams activated: Why celebrities are turning on laser vision for Bitcoin

If you’ve spent any time on Twitter over the last few months, you may have noticed a number of profile pictures with laser beam eyes appearing on your feed. No, they’re not cyborgs – Skynet has bigger things to worry about than Twitter. They’re real people from all walks of life across the globe who have been united by their love of Bitcoin and are looking for a new way to show it.

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USD Coin becomes the first stablecoin on Luno

USD Coin (USDC) is now available to buy, sell, and store on Luno through both Instant Buy and the Luno Exchange ? Here’s the lowdown on what to expect, why people are buying it, and how to get it.

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What is a consensus mechanism?

A closer look at the most popular consensus mechanisms and how they work to ensure public blockchains operate transparently and independent of any single authority.

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