John McAfee promotion does not help Stellar to surge

After changing the rubrics "Coin of the day" to "Coin of the Week" John McAfee tweeted about Stellar which caused a 4% rise of the coin price within 30 minutes, but the currency started falling down again
15 January 2018   2430

John McAfee, a British-American computer programmer and businessman who founded the software company McAfee Associates, is making cryptocurrencies rise again. 

Some time ago John McAfee in his Twitter opened the column “Coin of the Day”, in which every day recommended a new crypto currency. Later McAfee decided to change "Coin of the day" to "Coin of the week", which he is posting every Monday morning.

Stellar Build Challenge Deadline Coming

Stellar Build Challenge occur every three months, and the projects for the ongoing phase should be submitted before March 15, 2018
21 February 2018   425

The Stellar Build Challenge is an ongoing program to reward innovation and development in the Stellar ecosystem. Stellar Build Challenge occur approximately every three months, and the projects for the ongoing phase should be submitted by March 15, 2018.

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Judges will award Lumens per submission as they see fit. Judges aim for announcing winners within two weeks of submissions closing. Submissions for each round should be done at least two weeks prior to judging in order to receive feedback. The users must announce their project on Galactic Talk to get feedback from the Stellar Development Foundation and the Stellar community.

A total of 550,000 lumens will be distributed amongst the winners, as determined a panel of judges.

The applicants should offer the non-traditional uses of the Stellar network, like building libraries, frameworks, and SDKs, wallets with functionality beyond sending and receiving lumens, tutorials involving projects based on the Stellar Network.

Other categories include Ledger Explorers, Exchanges, Remittance Applications, ICOs/Tokens/Assets, Forums, and more.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Stellar:

Average price: $0,405962
Market cap: $7 497 220 935
24h volume: $113 558 000