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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.


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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