Bitcoin.com Launches BCH Explorer

The team of Bitcoin.com announced launch of cryptocurrency explorer on its platform adding the possibility to track BCH and BTC new blocks creation
01 February 2018   776

Bitcoin.com is one of the world’s largest Bitcoin websites and the Internet's premier Bitcoin portal. This week Bitcoin.com reported that it launched itsown block explorer enabling cryptocurrency enthusiasts to track the Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin activities like transactions, addresses, new blocks creation and the information about certain blocks.

Bitcoin cash explorerBitcoin Cash Explorer on Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com’s block explorer is basically like a search engine that can locate various activities that are recorded on the bitcoin cash and core public blockchains.
 

Bitcoin.com team

The main features of the explorer:

  • A search bar where users can fill in a BCH address, transaction and block hashes
  • QR scanner with QR codes which can be read alongside the ability to change the national currency and language
  • A Cash address switch which adds more depth to the search parameters
  • Users can also switch to Bitcoin.com’s BTC block explorer to search for data on the core network

Roger Ver, the Chief Executive Officer of Bitcoin.com stated that the new explorer adds another tool to the Bitcoin.com portfolio and the Bitcoin Cash community, and the future plans include rolling out support for the growing ecosystem of the coins built on top of the Bitcoin Cash protocol.

Real Time Rates for 6 Cryptos launched by Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is running a cryptocurrency real-time rates: the new service is expected to provide “reliable, real-time information” for 6 crypto coins
15 May 2018   181

The stated goal is to provide efficiency and clarity for investors within the world trading field. The new Cryptocurrency Real Time Rates are already available over a customized API interface on Thomson Reuters Eikon platform. The app is displaying a trading data from different crypto exchanges including Bitflyer and Bitpoint. Reuters affirms that more trading platforms would be added in the future. 

The announcement comes after a recent Thomson Reuters survey stated that crypto trading by financial firms is likely grow this year. Over 20% of 400 finance firms taking part in the study are deciding about the entering trading crypto assets within 1  year. That means that one in every five of the undisclosed businesses plans to set direct contact with cryptocurrencies in 2018.

Pricing data for the real-time rates will be stated for six cryptocurrencies, which were not mentioned in the report. The start of the service could reveal that Reuters is thinking about the entering the digital asset class on ‎its own market platforms. In December of 2017, the mass media added bitcoin cash (BCH) to Eikon. BCH became only the third cryptocurrency to list on the platform after bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum. ‎

The latest release follows the announcement from CME Group which is running a daily price benchmark for ‎Ethereum, according to Financial Magnets. The service will be given in partnership with the platform Crypto Facilities.‎ Earlier this year, Thomson Reuters Corp. declared about the launch of a new version of the Marketpsych Indices sentiment data feed, which uses analysis of bitcoin market sentiment.