The new job posting that Apple has opened has led to speculation that the company has started working for the payment service with cryptocurrencies.
Apple announced that it is looking for a business development manager “with more than 5 years of experience in or with alternative payment providers such as digital wallets, BNPL, Quick Payments, cryptocurrency” in the job posting.
The person who will be taken into the business development position will be responsible for payments, wallets and leading the commerce team. It will also lead partnerships in alternative payment providers. The announcement contains the following words:
The emphasis on cryptocurrencies and digital wallets in Apple’s job posting is extremely striking. It is thought that the newly hired manager can help coordinate cryptocurrencies with Apple technologies. As it will be remembered, Apple started to mediate crypto payments with Apple Pay. In the past months, Gemini, owned by the Winklevoss brothers, announced that they support Apple Pay.