Issue 171: May 11 - 18, 2023

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Gupax v1.2.2.

Cake v4.6.5 and v1.3.6 Wallets released. Cake arrives on Linux blog post.

Stack Wallet v1.7.8. Stack Duo v1.0.6., an open source cryptocurrency exchange mobile application powered by Trocador. Reddit thread.

Monero Magazine had Juraj Bednar on to talk about business use cases and adoption. Video here.

Upcoming Events

May 20, 2023 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2023 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 22, 2023 (Monday) – 18:00 UTC

Seraphis Wallet Workgroup Meeting - #no-wallet-left-behind IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 24, 2023 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

part-time monero development (3 months) by selsta.

Raised 20.88 of 117 XMR.

CCS Coordinator by plowsof.

Raised 3.13 of 69 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2888859

Hash rate: 2.456 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 33.33

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 23624

Block reward: 0.6 XMR

Data taken on May 18, 2023.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,743,409,619. Street Price: $161.98.

Monero (XMR) Price

05/18/23 Week Month Year
USD $151.05 -1.1% -7.2% -4.7%
EUR €140.17 +0.2% -5.5% -7.5%
BTC ₿0.00561701 -0.6% +4.7% +3.3%

Data taken on May 18, 2023.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 05/11/23-05/18/23

Sources:;;; statistics; blocks.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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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