The Steem News @ 14 October 2019

Hive Communities beta is coming within weeks.

SteemPeak releases v1.18, Nitrous and ScotBot update, and KryptoGamers 2.0 launches.

And there is news and discussion about Splinterlands, Sonic Grove Live, awesome-steem, SBDs, Tasteem, and the Steem2020 Contest with a prize pool of over 1500 STEEM...

1. Hive Communities beta within weeks

Steemit Inc MD Eli Powell @elipowell and Senior Product Engineer
Tim Fesenko @roadscape appeared on yesterday to talk about the imminent arrival of Hive Communities.

Hive Communities will not need a hardfork, and a closed beta is now only weeks away...

@soyrosa has produced a comprehensive summary of the discussion on the show...

@taskmaster4450 has carried on the discussion further. Will sub-Reddits move over to Steem Communities...

SteemLeo founder @khaleelkazi picked up from the show about the low 3 STEEM cost currently proposed for setting up a Hive Community. He suggests that it should be higher...

2. SteemPeak releases v1.18

Steempeak has released a new version of its popular Steem frontend with a number of new and improved features for managing Steem-Engine tokens and for setting SPS/Witness proxies, as well as an enhanced search system...

3. Nitrous & ScotBot updates

Developer @eonwarped has announced a new version of Nitrous, the Tribe Condenser based frontend, that includes improvements to the account history and resteeming...

4. KryptoGamers 2.0 launches

'Provably Fair' gaming platform KryptoGamers has launched version 2.0.

Much More Prettier, Faster, Robust, and User Friendly...

The free to play BRO Casino @brosino has posted an update with news of interface improvements, advertising opportunities and new weekly contests...

5. Splinterlands reaches new All Time Highs

Splinterlands co-founder @aggroed has announced that the game has just hit another All-Time-High with 2,783 accounts playing on one day.

Over 100,000 of the new Untamed card packs have already been sold, and the Kickstarter campaign has now passed $120K...

6. Sonic Grove Live Week 6 winners

Music contest @sonicgroovelive has announced this week's winners - @jeremyowens9501, @davidsuarezms and @eugelys...

7. awesome-steem for Steem developers

Picking up on the series of awesome projects on GitHub which compile indexes of the coolest projects and tools made by the community for specific technologies, @robertyan is building awesome-steem which lists all the most important links and resources for steem developers...

8. Where do we go with SBDs

Discussion about the future of SBDs continues. Long time steemian @dana-edwards takes a different tack to the increasingly voiced call for its cancellation with a suggested proposal to upgrade the SBD to create a multicollateral Dai equivalent...

@thehive has also posted with his thoughts on what should be done with the SBD...

9. Tasteem Weekly Contests

@siamcat has posted this week's contest themes for restaurant review site @tasteem including 'Steak Lover' and 'Coffee Break'...

The @build-it tribe is running a contest with a prize of 1000 BUILD tokens...

And @ecoinstant's BUILDBETTER competition is reaching its conclusion...

10. Steem2020 Contest - 1500+ STEEM prize pool

With the advent of SMTs and Hive Communities 2020 is going to be a big year for Steem. In recognition of this @pennsif has launched a contest inviting people to put forward their ideas, suggestions and plans for what Steem needs to do to grow and prosper next year.

@pennsif's initial prize pool of 120 STEEM has now been generously doubled by @theycallmedan. @yabapmatt of Splinterlands has also kindly donated 100 Untamed edition booster packs, and @starkerz of @yoodoo and has offered some high value upvotes...

KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

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

Steem price US$ 0.138 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.669 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #84 (+1) 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
FCAS Score 805 (-1) / A / #20 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
No. of Whales 39 (n/c) 13 Oct '19
No. of Orcas 359 (n/c) 13 Oct '19
No. of Dolphins 2169 (n/c) 13 Oct '19
No. of Minnows 9239 (-6) 13 Oct '19
Alexa rank ( #9,116 (-74) 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
Unique visitors ( 135,907 / day 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
Page views ( 352,000 / day 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
Alexa rank ( #59,028 (+450) 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
Unique visitors ( 16,967 / day 15 Oct '19 01.31am UTC
Page views ( 95,016 / day 15 Oct '19 01.31am 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 #203 (14 Oct '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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15.10.2019 20:26
15.10.2019 20:26

Thank you.

15.10.2019 21:29


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15.10.2019 21:16

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16.10.2019 02:35

No wonder that interest to steem increased so much recently

16.10.2019 03:43

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