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   241

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.

OpenBazaar Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash

Decentralized marketplace OpenBazaar added support for Bitcoin Cash Zcash (Beta) payments
08 February 2018   139

OpenBazaar is a free online marketplace and a peer to peer application that doesn’t require middlemen, has no fees and no restrictions.

The platform announced on Wednesday that it had integrated Bitcoin Cash, the cryptocurrency that forked from the main Bitcoin blockchain last year. It has also added a beta release for Zcash support.

Both currencies are added as part of the project's version-2.1 release.

With this update, users will have the option to create new nodes for processing Bitcoin Cash and Zcash (Beta) payments, respectively.

It is worth noting that the startup has raised more than $4 million to date. The investments are coming from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures as well as industry investors like Digital Currency Group and Berlin-based BlueYard.

According to the release, more currencies and multiple currency support are on its roadmap for future releases.