Issue 196: May 16 - 23, 2024

Table of Contents:

Recent News

MoneroKon 4 blog post is live on, inviting everyone to the conference and the first-ever hackaton in Prague, Czech Republic from June 7 through June 9, 2024.

Haveno DEX v1.0.5 including a Tor upgrade to v0.4.8.11, bug fixes and enhancements. Haveno Reto v1.0.5 binaries.

Cake v4.17.0 and v1.14.0 released with Tron support, hardware wallet enhancements and bug fixes.

Monero Talk chatted with software developer Cryptocomicon. They talk about the Bitcoin scalability challenges, the emergence of Monero and explore the possibility of capital flight into Monero as a way of wealth preservation. Peep it: video; audio.

Upcoming Events

May 25, 2024 (Saturday) – 15:00 UTC

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

May 25, 2024 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2024 Meeting - #monerokon IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 27, 2024 (Monday) – 18:00 UTC

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

May 28, 2024 (Tuesday) – 18:00 UTC

Cuprate Workgroup Meeting - #cuprate IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 29, 2024 (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.

Find more here. Posting comments in favor of, or against proposals is encouraged.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 3155363

Hash rate: 2.332 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 55.88

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 40174

Block reward: 0.6 XMR

Data taken on May 23, 2024.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,499,172,491.

Monero (XMR) Price

05/23/24 Week Month Year
USD $137.58 +4.8% +11.5% -9.3%
EUR €127.09 +5.2% +10.1% -9.7%
BTC ₿0.00202 +0.9% +9.3% -63.6%

Data taken on May 23, 2024.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 05/16/24-05/23/24

Sources:;;; 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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