Rupee changes its mining algorithm

Rupee is preparing to release renewed algorithm for mining on April 16 featuring ASIC-resistance
07 April 2018   637

The release date for new code to implement Lyra2REv2 in the Rupee blockchain is set to April 16. Back in February, the development team has successfully begun the testing phase of Lyra2REv2. The progress of the phase can be monitored publicly at the Github testnet. A certain level of alignment with several different third-party providers.

Namely, the code and wallets at all of Rupee-operating exchanges should be updated before the algorithm is available for mining purposes. As the exchanges are busy most of time, the upgrade process will be coordinated with the consideration of the exchanges' schedule. The final review of the code is completed by now.

At the moment of publication, the market parameters for Rupee are as follows:

Average price: $0.069962

Market cap: $1,603,281

Volume (24H): $3,475

Change.org to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   97

Social platform for petitions Change.org announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of Change.org. This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of Change.org report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.