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China’s Ethereum Antshares, Officially Re branded to NEO. Here’s Why

Jul 25, 2017 AltcoinsNews 0

Wait…What? You’re telling me Up Hongfei exterminated the cute, blue ant symbol? It became official on July 24, 2017, Antshares is now called NEO (New Economic Order) and the name came with a new and improved logo.

NEO sounds and looks much more professional than its predecessor Antshares, that may have sounded like owning stock rather than a cryptocurrency asset. Combining digital assets, securing digital identity and allowing users to write smart contracts in multiple coding languages like Javascript, C++ and Python, arguably makes NEO the ultimate triple threat.

But Wait…There’s More

Additional features will include NeoMessage that supports secure, encrypted peer-to-peer messaging and NeoFS, a distributed cloud storage. If that’s not enough, Smart fund investments, Online Networking and a Decentralized Exchange will also be implemented in the near future.

Antshares/Neo Rebrand from Justin Breen on Vimeo.

More information can be found on their Whitepaper and a neat power-point presentation here.

Sources:

https://vimeo.com/226637631
https://neo.org/en-us
https://github.com/neo-project/docs/blob/master/en-us/index.md

What are your thoughts on Antshares rebranding to NEO? Do you think it can compete with Ethereum and other alternative coins? Let us know in the comments below!

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