Saudi Central Bank signals its digital ambitions with a new crypto pro hire

    Saudi Arabia’s banking regulator appointed Mohsen Al Zahrani to lead its virtual assets and central bank digital currency (CBDC) program, reflecting the Gulf state’s potential crypto ambitions. So far, Saudi Arabia has taken a more cautious approach to virtual assets, with officials raising concerns about their speculative nature. Yet the emergence of the neighboring UAE…

    PayPal hiring over 100 crypto experts

    Payments giant Paypal is hiring more than 100 crypto-related positions as demand for cryptocurrencies grows. Paypal’s CEO recently revealed the company’s expansion plans. According to job postings on the company’s website, there is at least 102 job openings connected to cryptocurrency and blockchain that include crypto-focused roles in compliance, anti-money laundering, and business development for…