Issue 102: January 2-9, 2022

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monerujo v2.3.1 'Doménikos' is out. Read all about CryptSeed™® here.

Cake Wallet launched a XMR-only wallet for iOS and Android. More details found at

UkoeBH, MRL contributor, seeks discussion around his possible solution for the 10-block lock of XMR spends.

Monthly Monero newsletter, Monero Moon, published issue 26. Have a read.

Upcoming Events

January 9, 2022 (Sunday) – 18:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2022 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

January 12, 2022 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

January 16, 2022 (Sunday) – 16:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find recent CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

None; all funded for now.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2,533,028

Hash rate: 3.260 GH/s

Average Tx per block: 27.99

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 22,427

Block reward: ~0.74 XMR

Data taken on Jan 08, 2022

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $3,364,444,768 Street Price: $211.57

Monero (XMR) Price

01/08/21 Week Month Year
USD $185.45 -18.8% -11.5% +29.7%
EUR €163.30 -18.7% -11.6% +40.1%
BTC ₿0.00443422 -10.1% +6.8% +22.4%

Data taken on Jan 8, 2022

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 01/02/22-01/08/22


Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren't sure how, check out the volunteer opportunities below.

Test Monero Core Software

Anyone with moderate technical ability is encouraged to try to build and run Monero nightlies. Do not trust it with your Monero, but feel free to open an Issue on GitHub as problems arise. Instructions to build on your OS of choice can be found here.

Getting Started with Helping Monero

If you are new to Monero and want to contribute, please check out this article about volunteering and contributing to Monero from the Monero Outreach Workgroup.

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