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Apple is looking for a cryptocurrency expert

Updated: Mar 28

Apple is looking for a cryptocurrency expert

A current job advertisement from Apple indicates that the Store could soon accept cryptocurrencies.

Apple is looking for a business development manager with experience in the cryptocurrency sector. He has to lead the partnership for payments. This emerges from a vacancy posted by the company on Wednesday. The ad states five or more years of experience in or with optional payment providers for the candidate. According to the tender, these include wallets, buy now pay later apps, fast payments and cryptocurrencies.

This job advertisement already suggests a kind of change of heart. Apple has often been criticized for too muchCrypto News power with its Store, which has never accepted crypto before. In fact, Apple has so far been forcing all app developers to play by its rules.

It has long been a wish of the app developers to accept Bitcoin or other crypto currencies, but the rules of the store have consistently prevented this so far. In the meantime, the app of the crypto exchange Coinbase has set itself at the top of the scale of the Store. A crypto acceptance on the part would certainly benefit the users.

Will Be There A Bitcoin Support?

As the job description shows, you should already have some experience in the payments industry and want to face the challenge of developing a new payment solution. Since Apple does not go into detail here, the offer can range from the Store to in app payments to an expansion, whereby new partnerships are to be concluded.

However, it is also particularly interesting that the new hire is also working with the Wallet team. This could mean that Apple might also want to transform the app into a wallet for cryptocurrencies. With the new hiring, you could change from the observer's perspective and develop yourself. However, it will be some time before we get the answer.

The contents of this article are for informational purposes only and are not investment advice.

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