Amazon: No, We Have No Plans to Accept Bitcoin Payments

"The speculation that has ensued around our specific plans for cryptocurrencies is not true," a spokesperson said.

Business  ·  26 July 2021

Bitcoin Breaks Back Above $39K in Largest Single Daily Gain in 6 Weeks

Sunday's price rise follows an unconfirmed report Amazon is looking to accept bitcoin payments by year's end.

News  ·  26 July 2021

Amazon Is Looking to Hire a Digital Currency Lead

The successful candidate will have expertise in cryptocurrency and central bank digital currencies, according to a job posting.

Business  ·  23 July 2021

Amazon Looks to Hire Blockchain Staffers With Experience of DeFi

“Experience in Decentralized Finance a plus,” the ad says.

Business  ·  8 June 2021

Listed Merchant Banking Firm Plans to Trade Shares Using Blockchain Tech From Amazon

The BlackStar Digital Trading Platform is expected to be completed in the next 90 days.

Business  ·  23 March 2021
Digital Currency

Amazon Preparing to Launch a ‘Digital Currency’ Project in Mexico

Job postings describe a walled garden-type digital currency that could roll out in emerging economies.

News  ·  10 February 2021

Tech Mahindra to Offer Blockchain Solutions on AWS

The Indian tech giant will offer blockchain solutions built on Amazon-managed blockchain.

News  ·  7 September 2020

China Aims to Be the World’s Dominant Blockchain Power – With Help From Google, Amazon and Microsoft

China's BSN could be met with geopolitical resistance as it continues to extend its global reach.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 July 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Drops, Then Pops as Traders See Weaker Markets Coming

Roller-coaster daily trading for bitcoin Monday isn't convincing traders a larger crypto bull market is in the cards.

Markets  ·  15 June 2020

Amazon Patents Blockchain-Based Product Authenticator

Amazon has patented a distributed ledger-based system for proving the authenticity of consumer goods.

Tech  ·  29 May 2020

Big Tech Signs Rare Open Source Pledge to Boost Supplies During COVID-19

Major tech firms are opening their patents to allow developers to build much needed tools during the coronavirus crisis.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 April 2020

Third-Party Trackers Are Pulling Your Data Off Ring’s Android App

A new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation details the personally identifiable information pulled from your Ring app.

Tech  ·  31 January 2020
Blockchain Applications

75% of IoT Firms Want to Add Blockchain: Survey

A majority of those companies using Internet of Things technology has adopted, or is considering adopting, blockchain.

Tech  ·  13 December 2019

Amazon Is Looking to Put Advertising Data on a Blockchain

Amazon is looking to hire a software engineer to integrate parts of its advertising business with a blockchain.

Business  ·  7 August 2019

Crypto Companies Offer Deals to Amazon Prime Day Shoppers

These three blockchain firms are offering discounts in honor of the Amazon ecommerce extravaganza.

Markets  ·  16 July 2019