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Amazon To Integrate Bitcoin Payments And Launch Its Own Token By 2022, Insider Confirms. Big development!

The rumors that Amazon might be dabbing into Bitcoin and crypto payments are strengthening. The e-commerce titan is looking for a Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead, according to a job posted on their website.

As Bitcoinist reported, Amazon wants someone with the capacity to “innovate within the payments and financial system” and would be part of their Payments Acceptance & Experience Team.

In collaboration with other departments, the crypto Product Lead would need to use their experience with Bitcoin, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to create a strategy and vision.

Thus, Amazon would gain “leadership buy-in” for these capabilities. The job post reference services, customer experience, and a complete technical strategy to support the project.

According to the news website City A.M., an “insider” has confirmed that Amazon is “definitely” looking to launch Bitcoin and crypto payments by the end of the current year. In addition, the e-commerce giant could launch its own token by 2022.

The insider told the news website that Amazon has a plan that goes beyond their Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead job. The source said:

This isn’t just going through the motions to set up cryptocurrency payment solutions at some point in the future – this is a full-on, well-discussed, integral part of the future mechanism of how Amazon will work. Bitcoin Key For Crypto Payments On Amazon, Will They Integrate ADA and Ethereum?

The insider added that the project has the approval from the “very top”, Amazon’s executive chairman and founder Jeff Bezos himself.

It begins with Bitcoin – this is the key first stage of this crypto project, and the directive is coming from the very top…

The project is “pretty much ready to roll” and will start with Bitcoin but will not be exclusive to it.  Amazon executives are apparently “keen” to ...

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