Switcheo Exchange Released, Launches Own Token

Switcheo released a cryptocurrency exchange, partnered with NEO Global Capital and announced the release of its own token
27 February 2018   155

The new version of Switcheo Exchange, which lets users trade any NEP-5 token with NEO and GAS immediately, has been released recentlyon February 21, 2018. The users of the exchange are now able to see if someone beat them to the order within the same block, in which case, automatic retries will happen, and additional gas can be paid for priority to prevent that from happening too often.

The next day Switcheo Team has announced it’s strategic partnership with NEO Global Capital.

Switcheo and Neo global capitalSwitcheoNetwork and Neo Global Capital Partnership

In the future, Switcheo plans to add such feautres as market sells, and trading on other blockchains.

Current features of the exchange:

  • Decentralized Exchange: Switcheo manages the entire trading experience on-chain, giving users the experience of a centralized exchange with the security of a decentralized exchange
  • Security of Funds: Users are in full control of their funds when trading on Switcheo. Switcheo’s smart contract only does trade settlements. No more loss of funds from exchange hacks
  • Trade all NEP-5 Tokens: With Switcheo’s Dynamic Call function, new NEP-5 tokens become available to trade as soon as ICO ends

Moreover, Switcheo announced that it will launch a native NEP-5 token on March 16, 2018 at 8PM (SGT), with the price of 8 908 SWH for 1 NEO. All in all, 200,000,000 SWH tokens will be sold to the public for a hardcap of $3,200,000 USD.

Neon Wallet 0.2.0 Released

Let's check what's new in the 0.2.0 version of NEO blockchain wallet
12 March 2018   219

What is Neon Wallet?

Neon Wallet is an open source cross-platform light wallet for the NEO blockchain available on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

Neon Wallet
Neon Wallet

What's new in version 0.2.0?

According to the developers, these are main bug fixes and updates of new version.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed various math issues that would cause transactions and claims to fail.
  • Fixed issue with NEP-5 token balances not displaying.
  • Fixed "out of date" wallet notification to not display for new releases.


  • Added load balancing for API requests.
  • Added NEP-5 script hashes for IAM, ONT, THOR.
  • Updated GAS claim to wait for updated claims before calculating amount.
  • Updated Ledger dependencies & implementation to address issues with hardware wallets.
  • Updated dashboard to hide zero-balance NEP-5 tokens.
  • Updated send modal to not close when "escape" key is pressed.
  • Updated underlying architecture for simplified development & future improvements.