Apple is also possibly among a growing tribe of large corporate companies experimenting with cryptocurrencies. The iPhone maker in a job post titled “Business Development Manager – Alternative Payments” in May this year had hinted towards its interest in exploring the crypto, bitcoin buzz. The company’s payment vertical called Apple Wallets, Payments, and Commerce (WPC) was looking for a business development manager to lead its “Alternative Payments Partnerships”, having over five-year experience with alternative payment providers including cryptocurrency apart from digital wallets, buy now pay later program, etc., the job post had read.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is among a handful of global prominent voices backing Bitcoin
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is among a handful of global prominent voices backing Bitcoin and its future potential even as he himself is yet to urge people to invest in Bitcoin. Speaking at a technology event Talent Land Digital 2021 recently in Mexico, Steven Wozniak called Bitcoin a “unique mathematical formula” and a “miracle of the technology”.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have struggled in recent weeks as a brutal crypto crackdown in China worsens. The bitcoin price crashed in May, losing 50% of its value, and has remained under pressure since. Meanwhile, ethereum, the second-largest crypto currency after bitcoin, has fallen by more than half, with ethereum price struggling to hold above $2,000 per ether token, Apple could be just that boost that bitcoin price rumour needs right now!