The Steem News in 10 posts @ 22 April 2019

Another big day in the Steemiverse.

NextColony’s launch was a great success, the HUNT token is gathering momentum and Steem-Engine now offers legal services.

There is also news from DrugWars, FreedomEx, Steemitworldmap, Satoshi’s Treasure and the Steem Mentor Team.

1. NextColony launch a great success

After the completion of the sale of the final three uranium planets the new space strategy game NextColony has now launched.

A total of 38,494 STEEM was paid for 9 planets during three auctions. The sale of the final three planets for 10,005 STEEM each to Bernie Sanders @xx0xx account represented the most expensive ever digital collectible on Steem blockchain.

At the time of posting the NextColony reported that 586 settlers had joined the game to land on Planet Alpha.

Initial commentary from players has largely been favourable, for example these posts from @abitcoinskeptic, @louis88 and @revisesociology…


DO with @pennsif – Thursday 8pm UTC, MSP Waves

Guests on this week’s episode of DO include @remyhauxley (around the world on 1 BTC), @mariusfebruary (Liberland), @blanchy (Satoshi’s Treasure), @rhondak (Steemhouse Publishing & ‘High Kill’) and @theycallmedan making an announcement about an exciting new project launching next week.

2. HUNT token 24 hour volume tops $1.3 million

Over the past weekend the 24 hour trading volume of Steemhunt’s HUNT token reached almost $1.4 million on the Daybit exchange. The token price is edging back to the $0.20 IEO price, and investor confidence appears to be growing.

The beta launch of the new Reviewhunt platform is coming in July.

3. Steem-Engine now offering Legal Services

The platform founded by @yabapmatt and @aggroed has now expanded further to offer legal services to businesses looking to raise funds through token offerings.

4. DrugWars releases roadmap to 2020

DrugWars has released its roadmap for the next 12 months…

5. FreedomEx launch Witness

The Smart Media Exchange FreedomEx has now launched a Steem witness – Freedomx.Witness.

6. Steemitworldmap launches Fundition campaign

Steemitworldmap has launched a Fundition campaign to raise funds to cover ongoing costs and future development.

The founder and primary developer of the project @martibis is currently working on a completely new Steemitworldmap v2.0 nicknamed ‘Haveyoubeenhere’.

7. Satoshi Treasure Hunt update

The Steem team hunting Satoshi’s Treasure has solved the clue for the fourth Leoporine Key.

The core team is currently made up of @blanchy, @niallon11,, @balticbadger, @wholeself-in and @paulag, but they are looking for more people to join the project.

8. Steem Mentor Team #2 for Actifit up and running

@rosatravels has recruited the first six mentors for the Actifit Mentor Team she has just set up as the second Steem Mentor Team. The mentors are @alokkumar121, @moncia90, @cheese4ead, @definethedollar, @ajks and @ervin-lemark.

BONUS #1. Real social media interface needed for Steem

Long time steemian @whatsup suggests that a Product Manager without crypto knowledge needs to be hired to make a real social media interface with easy signups, less confusing key management etc to capture casual arrivals…

KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

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

Steem price US$ 0.416 23 Apr’19 1.49am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.973 23 Apr’19 1.49am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #53 (n/c) 23 Apr’19 1.49am UTC
FCAS Score 553 (+2) / C 23 Apr’19 1.49am UTC
No. of Whales 35 (n/c) 21 Apr ’19
No. of Orcas 338 (n/c) 21 Apr ’19
No. of Dolphins 1983 (-2) 21 Apr ’19
No. of Minnows 9334 (+6) 21 Apr ’19
Alexa rank ( #5,188 (-24) 23 Apr’19 1.49am UTC
Unique visitors ( 223,995 / day 23 Apr’19 1.49am 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 #140 (22 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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