DailyCryptonews by cryptoborges - 11/02/2021

Amazon Building ‘Digital Currency’ Team for ‘New Payment Product’

Just days after Jeff Bezos announced that his era, as the CEO, comes to an end at Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has indicated that it is prepared to explore the world of “digital currencies”

The firm said, in a job posting for a Software Development Manager on the careers section of its website, that it was looking to “[build] a tech team to build innovative payment products for customers in emerging markets.”

Jassy has been proactive about exploring blockchain technology-powered solutions in the past, as well as new payment options.

In the job ad, that was first reported by Coindesk, Amazon said that it was now “looking for talented software development managers and engineers to “join” its “journey.”

The company’s hiring managers wrote,

“We are looking for a leader to help us launch a new payment product starting with Mexico as our initial launch country. This product will enable customers to convert their cash [into] digital currency using which customers can enjoy online services including shopping for goods and/or services like Prime Video.”

Uber and Adyen CEOs both say no to Bitcoin for now

Chief executive officers at e-commerce firm Adyen and ridesharing and delivery app Uber are not following in Tesla’s Bitcoin footsteps just yet, but for different reasons.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said conversations about Bitcoin as an investment for the tech firm have been “quickly dismissed.”, “We’re going to keep our cash safe,” he said. “We’re not in the speculation business. The upside in our company is our business that we build, not our investments that we invest in.”

Pieter van der Does, the CEO and co-founder of Amsterdam-based payment processor Adyen, “Bitcoin is more of an investment asset than a payment method,”, “We are interested in payment methods which are being used [...] I am wondering if the huge movement in the value of Bitcoin is helping it as a payment method.”

Unlike Adyen, Khosrowshahi said the 78 million monthly active users of the Uber app could be seeing BTC or other tokens used as a medium of exchange:

"We are going to look at cryptocurrency and/or Bitcoin in terms of currency to transact [...] if there’s a benefit there, if there’s a need there, we’ll do it."

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