Issue 15: June 27 - July 4, 2019

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Recent News

The new GUI point release is out. It includes support for Trezor (Model T), Ledger Nano X, several screen redesigns, a white theme, and major performance improvements.

Kudelski released their audit of RandomX. Another good review, with no security issues noted.

MoneroTalk interviewed Bitcoiner of note Tone Vays for his opinions on why Bitcoin is better than Monero.

A guide for how to generate a Trezor wallet with the GUI was released on the Stack Exchange.

The team has released their report for the month of June.

The cryptocurrency news site Crypto Briefing released an article covering the recent Monero Konferenco.

The Monero Coffee Chat for the month of June was livestreamed on the 29th, and is now available for viewing on YouTube.

NOWPayments has added Monero as an option for vendors to accept at their online stores (not an endorsement).

Upcoming Events

July 6, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting

July 8, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting

July 9, 2019 (Tuesday) – 17:00 UTC

Monero GUI Meeting

July 13, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting

July 14, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting

July 18, 2019 (Thursday) – 17:00 UTC

Tini2p Dev Meeting

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

None. All funded! But keep a look out for proposals in the future, or donate to the General Fund (donation address at the bottom of the Revuo).

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1871467

Median block size: 292.97 kB

Hash rate: 324.747 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 8.30

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 1775

Block reward: 2.61 XMR

Data taken on July 4, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,502,535,918 Street Price: $88.63

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 07/04/19 Week Month Year
USD $88.05 -7.5% +5.8% -36.5%
EUR €77.70 -6.8% +5.5% -34.3%
BTC Ƀ0.00784588 -7.8% -27.7% -62.8%

Data taken on July 4, 2019

XMR Price Graph for June 28 - July 4, 2019

XMR Price Graph 06/28/19-07/04/19


Monero Merchant of the Week

Fall Out Boy Logo

FALL OUT BOY is a well-known band. They accept payment for their merchandise in Monero via Globee.

Check back next week for another organization or project that accepts Monero for their goods and services.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

Test I2P-Zero

Download I2P Zero for your machine, follow the direction in the README, and report any issues to the Issue tracker on GitHub, or IRC channel #i2p-zero.

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 on GitHub.

If you enjoy this publication and want to support it, we encourage you to donate to the Monero General Fund, using the following address:


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