Issue 79: October 6 - 12, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

The Monero Ledger app has been updated. Please update ASAP if you use Ledger to secure your funds.

Trezor has also updated their firmware. Update ASAP if you use Trezor to secure your funds.

Monero Developer moneromooo has made a blockchain based game, based off of a blockchain that is merge mined with Monero. Monero Outreach covers the initiative in a newly released article.

Core Team member ArticMine was interviewed about CipherTrace and cryptocurrency privacy and scaling - watch on YouTube.

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

Sarang Vacation Days by The Core Team

Raised 197.79 of 200 XMR (99%)

Core website translation to Serbian by readifugly

Raised 0 of 3 XMR

Monero Atomic Swaps implementation funding by h4sh3d et al.

Raised 36.51 of 2727 XMR (1%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2207197

Hash rate: 1.819 GH/s

Median block size: 39.7 kB

Average Tx per block: 23.87

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 17,607

Block reward: 1.37 XMR

Data taken on October 12, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,314,777,849 Street Price: $124.12

Monero (XMR) Price

10/12/20 Week Month Year
USD $130.58 +15.7% +50.5% +143.4%
EUR €110.72 +15.7% +51.2% +127.8%
BTC B0.01136483 +15.7% +36.8% +76.2%

Data taken on October 12, 2020

XMR Price Graph for October 6 - 12, 2020

XMR Price Graph 10/06/20-10/12/20


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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