Issue 31: October 17 - October 25, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Community members sgp and knaccc have made a post titled "Advisory note for users making use of subaddresses" - available on team posted their September report.

October Monero Coffee Chat from 10/19/2019 is available on YouTube.

Monero Talk with Alex on LocalMonero & AgoraDesk, a peer-to-peer OTC Crypto trading service - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

October 26, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

October 28, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

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

Monero presence (booth and speakers) at World Crypto Con

October 30, 2019 (Wednesday) – 18:00 UTC

36C3 Meeting - #monero-ccc IRC channel

November 3, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

rehrar to 36C3 by rehrar

Raised 4.42 of 58.65 XMR (8%)

Multiple features and fixes for by erciccione

Raised 2.46 of 60.00 XMR (4%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1952725

Hash rate: 308.856 MH/s

Median block size: 13.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 8.61

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 6190

Block reward: 2.23 XMR

Data taken on October 25, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,017,588,824 Street Price: $55.93

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 10/25/19 Week Month Year
USD $58.88 +5.3% -1.0% -44.4%
EUR €53.17 +5.7% -1.6% -42.8%
BTC Ƀ0.00681603 -1.5% -1.0% -58.1%

Data taken on October 25, 2019

XMR Price Graph for October 19 - October 25, 2019

XMR Price Graph 10/19/19-10/25/19


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.

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