Amazon Responds To Rumors That It Is Integrating Bitcoin Payments On Its Plat...

Amazon Responds To Rumors That It Is Integrating Bitcoin Payments On Its Plat...

Amazon has recently been the subject of discussion in relation to bitcoin and crypto. Rumors circulated as the weekend drew to a close that Amazon was planning on integrating bitcoin payments on its platform. The news made the rounds and the markets responded as coin prices shot up. Bitcoin price saw over 10% gains in […]


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One of the major points that Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne made when his company began accepting bitcoin payments was that rival retailers would be forced to accept the digital currency in order to remain competitive. Amazon, you could say, is an Overstock rival, but they don't have any interest in getting involved with bitcoin, according to a Re/code report. "Obviously it gets a lot of press and we have considered [accepting bitcoins]," said Tom Taylor, who leads the Amazon payments team, "but we're not hearing from customers that it's right for them and don't have any plans within Amazon....

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