Hive Wallet is Looking for New Developers

Hive Wallet is Looking for New Developers

Hive, the creators of an open-source wallet for Mac OS X, are looking for developers to contribute to the company's expansion. Earlier this year, Hive announced that Hive for Android will be available in late spring, 2014. iOS support is out of the question due to their decision to remove Bitcoin wallets from the app store. With the release of their original OS X wallet, many have asked about a possible Windows or Linux wallet. Wendell Davis, the self-proclaimed "pseudo-CEO" of Hive, has stated that a Windows or Linux wallet will never come to existence "unless an exceptional developer....


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