Issue 70: July 24 - August 1, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero’s next network upgrade, which will include CLSAG, has been set for October 17th.

The Monero Atomic Swap research done by community member h4sh3d (CCS Funded) has been completed with promising results.

Many more new website changes, including better SEO, removed Javascript, and more.

Cake Wallet founder Vik Sharma was interviewed by ChangeNow.

Monero Outreach posted an article on purchasing Monero privately.

New MoneroTalk interview - Amir Khazaieli and Brad Yasar: A Miner & Bitcoin OG on Monero - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

August 7-9, 2020 (Friday-Saturday)

Monero Village at Defcon 28 - see updated news, schedule, and more at

August 9, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

August 15, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

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: 2155495

Hash rate: 1.553 GH/s

Median block size: 13.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 11.91

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 8,687

Block reward: 1.52 XMR

Data taken on August 1, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,480,200,652 Street Price: $79.38

Monero (XMR) Price

08/01/20 Week Month Year
USD $83.75 +13.9% +28.1% +2.9%
EUR €71.04 +12.7% +22.3% -3.2%
BTC ₿0.00740061 -2.4% +3.0% -5.6%

Data taken on August 1, 2020

XMR Price Graph for July 26 - August 1, 2020

XMR Price Graph 07/26/20-08/01/20


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.

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 Group. Logo

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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