Issue 28: September 26 - October 3, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

People are beginning to post benchmarks for RandomX. Check them out and submit your own.

The creators of have created Agoradesk.

The Crypto Rating Council, made up of several exchanges, has rated several cryptocurrencies on their likelihood of being a security by SEC standards (though the Council is not SEC acknowledged). They rated Monero as “Not a security”.

Monero Talk interviewed Brad Mines (@bitfiwarrior) about Monero and the importance of privacy - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

October 6, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

October 7, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

October 12, 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

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: 1936818

Hash rate: 328.452 MH/s

Median block size: 10.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 6.23

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 4505

Block reward: 2.30 XMR

Data taken on October 3, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $950,641,526 Street Price: $52.40

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 10/03/19 Week Month Year
USD $55.12 -7.6% -24.4% -52.8%
EUR €50.26 -7.7% -24.5% -50.3%
BTC Ƀ0.00676993 -3.9% -4.0% -62.0%

Data taken on October 3, 2019

XMR Price Graph for September 27 - October 3, 2019

XMR Price Graph 09/27/19-10/03/19


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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