Issue 36: November 21-28, 2019

Monero Network Upgrade Countdown

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Table of Contents:

Recent News

Hard Fork

ALWAYS VERIFY HASHES! Do not skip this step unless you want to risk losing funds.

Other News

Travala, a cryptocurrency booking firm, has partnered with industry giant Booking.com. Monero is supported, so you can book millions of locations around the world with Monero.

Moneromooo has released a new Monero Updater software, that would automatically check, verify, and download the correct version of Monero for your platform. Testers are wanted.

Community members rottensox and anhdres (from Monerujo) have started a Spanish podcast about Monero. View the first two episodes on Anchor.

Cake Wallet has updated to Version 3.1.21, which is ready for the hard fork. Update on the App Store.

Monero talk interviewed Matthias Tarasiewicz on RIAT, Monero & Chaos Communication Congress 36C3 - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

November 30, 2019 (Saturday) – 18:00 UTC

Monero Coffee Chat (Special Network Upgrade Edition) - watch online here

December 1, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

December 2, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

December 4, 2019 (Wednesday) – 16:00 UTC

36C3 Meeting - #monero-ccc IRC channel

December 7, 2019 (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

Surae: research funding for Nov 2019 - Jan 2020 by Surae Noether

Raised 0 of 499.00 XMR

36C3 Supplies by rehrar

Raised 280.18 of 560.00 XMR (50%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1977268

Hash rate: 298.275 MH/s

Median block size: 8.38 kB

Average Tx per block: 9.87

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 7125

Block reward: 2.13 XMR

Data taken on November 28, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $940,744,503
Localmonero.co Street Price: $52.09

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to11/28/19WeekMonthYear
USD$54.24+0.3%-8.8%-14.7%
EUR€49.25+0.8%-7.9%-11.9%
BTCɃ0.00726624+2.5%+14.9%-51.3%

Data taken on November 28, 2019

XMR Price Graph for November 22 - November 28, 2019

XMR Price Graph 11/22/19-11/28/19

Sources: community.xmr.to, moneroblocks.info, minexmr.com, bitinfocharts.com, coingecko.com, localmonero.co

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.

If you enjoy this publication and want to support it, we encourage you to donate to the Monero General Fund, using the following address:

44AFFq5kSiGBoZ4NMDwYtN18obc8AemS33DBLWs3H7otXft3XjrpDtQGv7SqSsaBYBb98uNbr2VBBEt7f2wfn3RVGQBEP3A

Comments, criticism, complaints or corrections? Please contact rehrar at rehrar at tuta.io. Say rehrar sent you.