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Recent Monero XMR News & Announcements

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

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

Monezor: The Hardware Monero Wallet

In April, a Monero Community member and developer, “roosmaa” offered to add Monero to Trezor firmware, in order to create a hard wallet for secure XMR savings.
What I plan on doing

Modify the Trezor firmware to support generating private keys for Monero & support signing transactions using spend key.
Add Trezor support to simple_wallet command (or create […]

By |June 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Monezor: The Hardware Monero Wallet

Monero. Technological Superiority

There’s been lots of questions about Monero since it’s very beginning. Most of them, still upcoming, have to do with comparison between Monero and Bitcoin (check out our latest Monero vs Bitcoin comparison). So, what’s so special about Monero, that makes it better than the first and the most popular cryptocurrency?

The list below uncovers Monero’s […]

By |May 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Monero. Technological Superiority

Meet Monero Glossary

Lately we have created a glossary section (long-awaited “Monero learning” on the main page), so as to provide Monero users with all established terms of the Monero cryptocurrency realm. The section will be useful not only to newcomers but advanced users as well, since some Monero terms differ from the usual Bitcoin-related terminology, thus may […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Meet Monero Glossary