Revuo Monero Weekly - April 4, 2019

Second issue of Revuo Monero Weekly. Week of March 29-April 4, 2019.

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero Core software now allows the freezing and thawing of specific outputs, which can be useful for organizations such as non-profits, and anything else that requires “due diligence”.

The Monero Outreach Workgroup released an updated Monero Quick-Facts Sheet

Quickfacts were revised on 2/1/19 and are now available in different languages.

Monero Talk on the Italian government’s testing of an online blockchain voting system built on Monero – available on YouTube

Monero is listed on Tokenomy Exchange

Supported trading pair is XMR/BTC.

Reddit user sech1 made a nonce distribution chart which spans the last six forks.

Upcoming Events

April 6, 2019 – 17:00 UTC

DefCon 27 Workgroup Meeting

April 8, 2019 – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting

April 11, 2019 – 18:00 UTC

Tini2p Dev Meeting

April 13, 2019 – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting

April 18th, 2019

Monero Birthday – 5 years old

CCS Proposals

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: 1806027

Median block size: 292.97 kB

Hash rate: 290.577 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 5.76

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 4152

Block reward: 2.95 XMR

Data taken on April 4, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,086,168,791
Localmonero.co Street Price: $69.38

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 4/4/19 Week Month Year
USD $64.20 +21.9% +32.8% -62.4%
EUR €57.20 +22.0% +33.8% -58.8%
BTC Ƀ0.01303894 -0.4% +3.9% -47.7%

Data taken on April 4, 2019

XMR Price Graph for March 29 - April 4, 2019

XMR Price Graph 03/29/19-04/04/19

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

Monero Merchant of the Week

CloakVPN Logo

Cloakvpn.com is an VPN service using the OpenVPN protocol. CloakVPN encrypts your internet traffic and cloaks your actual location. CloakVPN accepts Monero and provisions users directly off the blockchain payments without needing any user information.

Check back next week for another merchant that accepts Monero for their goods and services.

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.

Test I2P-Zero

Download I2P Zero for your machine, follow the direction in the README, and report any issues to the Issue tracker on GitHub, or IRC channel #i2p-zero.

Monerujo is looking for translators

If you speak any language beside English, Monerujo needs your help.

Seeking Volunteer Reviewers for PoW RandomX

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

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