Monthly Archives: March 2018

Recent Monero XMR News & Announcements

Security During Monero Forks (XMV/XMO)

MoneroV (XMV)

The first XMR fork MoneroV (XMV) will take place on the 30th of April, 2018 block #1564965. Due to security reasons, it is essential that you use the official MoneroV wallet to claim MoneroV coins. All the additional information like the wallet’s source code will be published and open sourced by the MoneroV team.
There […]

By |March 30th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Security During Monero Forks (XMV/XMO)

Monero Original Announcement

The anonymous team of crypto enthusiasts announced that the original Monero chain will be kept and running after the Monero hard fork scheduled for the 6th of April 2018 at block #1546000.

Every user holding Monero on their XMR wallet that supports Monero original will receive the equal number of XMO coins.

While the new cryptocurrencies created […]

By |March 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Monero Original Announcement

Top 7 Monero mining pools as for April 2018

Monero is steadily becoming more popular than Bitcoin. According to the recent research conducted by forensic firm Chainalysis, the amount of XMR used on the Darkweb is bigger than the number of Bitcoins. The increase of the interest resulted in many different XMR mining pools charging into the scene.

Here’s our top list of mining […]

By |March 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Top 7 Monero mining pools as for April 2018

Monero declares war on ASICs

Bitmain’s announcement concerning a new high-speed hardware AntMiner X3 that has been built for mining the privacy-oriented Monero evoked a negative reaction from the Monero developers.
Instead of greeting a new potential partner, Monero postponed its software upgrade in order to change the rules of the system so as to “prevent DoS attacks by ASICs.” Besides, […]

By |March 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Monero declares war on ASICs

Quick overview of major Monero exchanges

Monero (XMR) is a digital currency that is secure, private, and untraceable. It is based on the CryptoNote protocol and guarantees a high level of privacy. This has lead to the widespread adoption of Monero by those interested high level of anonymity and privacy.. Since its launch in 2014, Monero has grown steadily to become […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Quick overview of major Monero exchanges

Monero (XMR) v7 fork postponed to block #1546000

Monero team decided to postpone the scheduled fork from 28th of March to the 6th of April approximately. The reason is to give the developers team more time to update the project.

Official statement from XMR contributor about this delay:
Comment from discussion When is the official fork of XMR?.

This update will include fresh UI for Helium […]

By |March 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Monero (XMR) v7 fork postponed to block #1546000

Loki Network (LOK) review: a privacy token based on Monero

Loki token is an open-source project built on Monero codebase. It adopts a number of Monero’s key privacy features including ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses. Loki team aims to create a completely decentralized private transaction network with rewards to those who run full nodes and process data for users.

Loki plans to provide […]

By |March 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Loki Network (LOK) review: a privacy token based on Monero

Monero fork, MoneroV, postponed launch and airdrop to 30th of April

MoneroV fork was announced back in January and guaranteed Monero holders 10 times the amount of XMR in MoneroV as well as additional scalability features and lower fees. According to the official statement: “Due to the growing demand and increasing expectations from users, trading platforms, and large mining pools, we have decided that the Snapshot […]

By |March 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Monero fork, MoneroV, postponed launch and airdrop to 30th of April

Bitmain CryptoNight ASIC miner announced!

Bitmain has announced today that new Antminer X3 ASIC miners for mining CryptoNight-based currencies are now available for orders.

The miner is reported to produce about 220 kH/s hash rate, consuming 550W of power. The first batch of the ASICs, worth 11,999 USD is planned to be shipped after May 15. To provide more people […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Bitmain CryptoNight ASIC miner announced!

Monero hardfork on the 28th of March 2018 at block #1539500

Monero’s future software upgrade is mostly a hard fork but without creating a new coin. The implementation was done to make it functional for hardware devices or other CryptoNight coins/forks. Keep in mind that before the network upgrade, all CPU and GPU miner will have to update the mining software.

According to the official statement on […]

By |March 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Monero hardfork on the 28th of March 2018 at block #1539500