Litecoin is now supported by the Coinbase

Popular cryptocurrency exchange from San Francisco now supports Litecoin 
27 June 2017   2260
Blockchain

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks

Popular online cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase now supports Litecoin. Users can now easily buy, sell and store Litecoins using Coinbase website of mobile apps. 

Coinbase assure that it's mission is to create an open financial system for the world. With addition of Litecoin, they moves one step closer to this goal. 

Coinbase was founded by the Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam in San Francisco in June 2012. It operates in 190 countries, has over 7 000 000 users. 

Switcheo to Launch Cross-Chain ETH-NEO Atomic Swaps

Developers says that the technology of atomic swaps has been known for few years, but is not popular, since its implementation in practice is quite complicated
25 April 2019   59

Switcheo announced the official launch of the atomic swaps feature for the Ethereum and NEO blockchains.

From now on, Switcheo users have access to the inter-block exchange of their own token exchange, SWTH and ETH, which allows for the transfer of assets between two markets represented on the trading platform and makes Switcheo the first decentralized exchange that implements this functionality.

A challenge with existing trustless exchanges is that trades are confined to individual blockchains, limiting the market combinations that can be offered to users” says . With the launch of the new feature, users can now trade conveniently between ETH and NEO markets, while retaining full custody of their funds.
 

Ivan Poon

CEO, Switcheo

According to the developers, the technology of atomic swaps has been known for several years, but is not widely used, since its implementation in practice is quite problematic. Switcheo lead developer John Wong explained that his team spent a lot of time adapting the process to the user's needs and achieved the desired result.