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Meet The Gath3r Team !

Posted by admin on October 25, 2018

    Want to know how Gath3r come to be? Well, our founder – Raghav ‘Reggie’ Jerath built on an idea first introduced by Coinhive, but in noticing that without user consent the idea would fail, he decided to implement a few tweaks and correct the problems he saw to come up with the idea of Gath3r – as a means to not only implement a non-intrusive method of monetization, but to also be used additionally as a scalable monetization…

Crypto Growth and Rate of Adoption – Past 3 Years

Posted by admin on October 18, 2018

  Cryptocurrency has emerged into the financial market with a bang and has proven that it is a force to be reckoned with. Since its official start in 2009, thousands of new cryptocurrencies have been developed and introduced into the ever-expanding cryptocurrency market. This is impressive for any industry, but it is especially impressive when you consider the fact that the first decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was first created in 2009, by the now famous pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto. Thanks to…

Most Known Web Mining Real World Use Cases

Posted by admin on October 11, 2018

    Web mining is an alternative to cryptocurrency mining that doesn’t require expensive hardware, rather it harnesses computing power from a large number of individual smaller processing units. To enable a website to allow users the option of web mining or do it without consent, as is typically done, a JavaScript code is implanted in the source code of the website, which when accessed by a visitor is then automatically ran in the background, using computing power. It’s beneficial…

Short Review of the Crypto Mining Landscape 2018

Posted by admin on September 20, 2018

  Mining is a major aspect of cryptocurrencies and in the most simple way possible it can be seen as bookkeeping whereby as a miner, you verify transactions to be added to the public ledger, whilst making a fraction of the coin. It’s used as a method to not only release new coins into circulation, but also keep up with the use of distributed networks (there isn’t a central figure observing and verifying the transactions, but rather a public acknowledgement…

Overview of The Hardware Wallets Available on The Market Right Now

Posted by admin on September 13, 2018

  One of the biggest problems facing new cryptocurrency investors is where and how they can safely store their investments, without facing the risks of hacking and corruption. Luckily for them, there are many different types of ‘wallets’ that mimic the traditional wallet that we use to hold paper money. For example, a hardware wallet is another form of ‘cold storage’, which is used to hold a user’s private keys in a secure hardware device. Cold storage refers to keeping…

Cryptocurrency Regulations and Speculations in Q2 of 2018 – Part 3

Posted by admin on July 13, 2018

We have reached our third and final part of our blog on international regulations. We hope we have provided a rather complete overview of the situation in some of the biggest crypto markets. If you haven’t already, check out part one and two of this series of blogs.  Australia:  Summary of past regulatory activity In December 2013, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) referred to bitcoin legality stating, “There would be nothing to stop people in this country deciding to…

Cryptocurrency Regulations and Speculations in Q2 of 2018 – Part 2

Posted by admin on July 10, 2018

We hope that our previous post was of interest to you. We have covered cryptocurrency regulations in some of the most important global markets. Read part one here. Going forward, we will continue to look at various regulations laid out by authorities in some other markets of interest. Switzerland: Summary of past regulatory activity Up until this year, Switzerland’s traditional banking system was not operating with “crypto valley” startups, given the Anti Money Laundering (AML) Act. Cryptocurrency business’s compliance with…

Cryptocurrency Regulations and Speculations in Q2 of 2018

Posted by admin on July 6, 2018

  While last year was often referred to as the year of the ICO, 2018 may turn out to be the year of regulations. There’s an easily understandable reason. The 195 countries that comprise today’s world have adjusted differently to the rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies. As a result, the security councils of many of them are adopting a variety of regulations that will become effective this year. We’re providing, in three convenient blog posts, a summary of past and current…

The Next Generation Web Miner — Gath3r.io!

Posted by admin on July 3, 2018

Bitcoin, the first ever cryptocurrency, originated with the white paper published in 2008 under the pseudonym ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’. The creators’ original motivation behind Bitcoin was to develop a cash-like payment system that permitted electronic transactions but also included many advantageous characteristics of physical cash, especially during the economic meltdown in the year 2009. A decade later, netizens witnessed a slew of cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Monero, Zcash, Altcoin, Ripple, and even a Dogecoin! Cryptocurrencies brought a ray of hope along with…