Amazon: New job opening hints at crypto payments acceptance
Amazon is trying to hire a digital currency and blockchain expert who can help them develop a plan to allow users to pay using cryptocurrencies.
According to Amazon’s job posting, they’re looking for “an experienced product leader” to help develop the company’s “digital currency and blockchain strategy and roadmap” Amazon is searching for a product leader that is knowledgeable about blockchain, distributed ledger, central bank digital currencies, and cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies increased in value as a result of the news. According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin and Dogecoin were up approximately 12% late Monday morning, while Ether was up 10%.
The company now has more than 70 opportunities for blockchain professionals, indicating that the company may be developing a blockchain supply business for Amazon Web Services customers.
Amazon, in a statement, said ““We’re inspired by the innovation happening in the cryptocurrency space and are exploring what this could look like on Amazon. We believe the future will be built on new technologies that enable modern, fast, and inexpensive payments, and hope to bring that future to Amazon customers as soon as possible.”
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