The Steem News in 10 posts @ 17 April 2019

There’s a big DO on MSP Waves on Thursday.

And there news from PeakMonsters,, NextColony, DrugWars, KURE and the Steem Business Alliance.

Is it time for Reputation 2.0 on Steem?

And could the Steem Community find Satoshi’s Treasure?

1. A Great Big DO on Thursday

There is another episode of DO with @pennsif on MSP Waves, Thursday 8pm – 10pm UTC.

It’s a mega lineup of guests on this week’s show with @theycallmedan, @anomadsoul (@steemonboarding), @aggroed (Steem Monsters /, @yabapmatt (Steem Monsters /, @starkerz (Oracle-D / Steem Business Alliance) and @fredrikaa (Oracle-D / Steem Business Alliance).

2. PeakMonsters releases Rental Market

@peakmonsters has released the beta version of their Steem Monsters Rental Market.

This utilises the recently added card delegation facility in Steem Monsters.

3. seeks Market Makers

BuildTeam’s new P2P SteemPower leasing service,, has now been running for over a month.

DLease has received good press coverage promoting passive investment on Steem.

The service currently has over 2800 active leases and is now looking for more market makers to provide SteemPower to fulfil lease requests. APRs of 18%+ are commonly on offer.

4. NextColony – first gameplay insights

@art-universe has posted a preview video on dTube from a beta version of the forthcoming space strategy game NextColony.

5. Can the Steem Community find Satoshi’s Treasure?

The world’s most lucrative treasure hunt, Satoshi’s Treasure, was launched on 15 April.

> Satoshi’s Treasure is a treasure hunt for anyone to take part. $1 million worth of bitcoin has been divided up into 400 private keys and whoever obtains the keys will be able to access $1 million dollars in crypto. The treasure has been put up by crypto company Primitive Ventures and clues are scattered around the globe.

@blanchy believes the Steem community is ideally placed to solve the clues and find the treasure.

The first three clues have been solved and the keys obtained…

6. Time for a new Reputation system?

The Steem Reputation system is largely flawed.

Top 20 witness @aggroed puts forward a potential structure for building Reputation 2.0 – “Community Derived Reputation through Stake based voting and ever living polls”…

7. Steem.Camp Germany, 7 – 11 August

The date for Steem.Camp Germany 2019 has been announced.

The event will take place 7 – 11 August near Frankfurt.

8. Steempress presentation at Global Block Builders conference

@fredrikaa gave a very interesting talk about Steempress, the Steem Business Alliance and ‘The power of shared incentives’ at the recent Global Block Builders conference in Austin.

9. DrugWars introduces further changes

DrugWars is now giving more details about fights… and less information about players.

Top player @themarkymark gives his reaction to the username change…

10. KURE Community Curation App progressing well

Witness developer @krnel has made further progress with his KURE Community Curation App…

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KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

(change on previous day in brackets // n/c = no change)

Steem price US$ 0.428 18 Apr’19 0.28am UTC
SBD price US$ 1.02 18 Apr’19 0.28am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #55 (-2) 18 Apr’19 0.28am UTC
FCAS Score 540 (n/c) / C 18 Apr’19 0.28am UTC
No. of Whales 35 (n/c) 16 Apr ’19
No. of Orcas 340 (n/c) 16 Apr ’19
No. of Dolphins 1984 (n/c) 16 Apr ’19
No. of Minnows 9321 (+5) 16 Apr ’19
Alexa rank ( #5,124 (-4) 18 Apr’19 0.28am UTC
Unique visitors ( 223,995 / day 18 Apr’19 0.28am UTC

Follow @penguinpablo, @steem-data & @eforucom for more statistics.

Visit the Steem Meetups & Events Calendar for a full list of meetups coming up…

This is #135 (17 Apr ’19) of this daily news service.

Please let me know of any important posts or key data that should be included. Comment below or message me on Discord Pennsif#9921

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