Issue 26: September 12-19, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

BLOC GUI Miner has had two updates in the past week. Find the patch notes on Reddit here and here.

The mining software XMRig has two new releases. The first is the stable release update, and the second is a beta for any testers out there. Check them out!

Revuo Monero released another periodical covering major Monero workgroup updates during the first half of 2019 - available here.

Monero Talk with Jonathan Leong, CEO of BTSE on how this exchange will be integrating Monero futures - available on YouTube.

Coin Watch interviewed Paul Puey, CEO of Edge Wallet, about Monero and Dash - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2019 (Saturday) – 16:00 UTC

Monero Coffee Chat - watch online here

September 22, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

September 23, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-research-lab IRC channel

September 28, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

October 29-31, 2019 – The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Monero presence (booth and speakers) at World Crypto Con

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

Sarang: research funding for 2019 Q4 by Sarang Noether

Raised 58.65 of 417.00 XMR (14%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1926839

Hash rate: 325.189 MH/s

Median block size: 8.02 kB

Average Tx per block: 7.62

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 5468

Block reward: 2.35 XMR

Data taken on September 19, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,306,282,194 Street Price: $75.49

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 09/19/19 Week Month Year
USD $75.83 +2.3% -15.7% -32.5%
EUR €68.66 +2.0% -15.4% -28.71%
BTC Ƀ0.00740395 +1.4% -10.3% -58.2%

Data taken on September 19, 2019

XMR Price Graph for September 13 - 19, 2019

XMR Price Graph 09/13/19-09/19/19


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 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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