The Steem News in 10 posts @ 24 April 2019

A quietish day on Steem but still plenty to keep up with.

FreedomEx updates on STEEM/fiat trading and the forthcoming FreedomEx Debit Card.

NextColony releases its first update.

And there’s news from DataLight and the Homesteaders Co-op.

1. FreedomEx Roadmap Update

Steem’s Smart Media Exchange, FreedomEx, has released an update on current developments.

Coming on 30 April will be the launch of the Fiat Gateway with Netcoins to allow direct purchase of STEEM with EURO, CAD and USD.

Also on the agenda is the FreedomEx Debit Card…


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. First update for NextColony

Having launched just a few days ago space game NextColony has already released its first update.

Lead backend developer for the game @holger80 provides the technical details…

3. DataLight begins study of Steemit’s social indicators

Cryptocurrencies data analytics platform DataLight has begun studying Steemit’s social indicators.

It also includes comparisons between Steemit and Medium.

4. A Vision for Steem

Following the ‘Call to Vision’ by @llfarms more prominent steemians have been describing their visions for the platform including @tarazkp and @therealwolf…

And @whatsup reminds that once we have a vision we must tell the world about it…

5. How would 50/50 reward split affect the bots?

@tarazkp delves into the 50/50 post reward split debate further and examines how such a change might affect the bid bots…

6. Security Vulnerability Audit

Witness developer @klye has carried out a Security Vulnerability Audit on and the sites comes out well…

BONUS #1. Homesteaders Co-op newsletter – Living Naturally

The thriving Homesteaders Co-op has released another edition of its community newsletter – Living Naturally…

KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

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

Steem price US$ 0.372 25 Apr’19 2.56am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.935 25 Apr’19 2.56am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #55 (-2) 25 Apr’19 2.56am UTC
FCAS Score 549 (+3) / C 25 Apr’19 2.56am UTC
No. of Whales 35 (n/c) 23 Apr ’19
No. of Orcas 339 (+2) 23 Apr ’19
No. of Dolphins 1986 (-1) 23 Apr ’19
No. of Minnows 9336 (n/c) 23 Apr ’19
Alexa rank ( #5,199 (-4) 25 Apr’19 2.56am UTC
Unique visitors ( 222,587 / day 25 Apr’19 2.56am 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 #142 (24 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

[ graphics by @pennsif & FreedomEx ]