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About that Amazon-to-accept-bitcoin story

Cryptocurrencies updatesSign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Cryptocurrencies news. You might have heard some rumblings this week about a .6tn online retailer that is about to accept bitcoin as payment. Something something Amazon, something something digital currency, something something “insider” . . . The rumblings started when Amazon put up an advert for a new job on July 22: “Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead”. The advert said (emphasis ours): You will leverage your domain expertise in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Central Bank Digital Currencies and Cryptocurrency to develop the case for the capabilities which should be developed, drive overall vision and product strategy, and gain leadership buy-in and investment for new

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