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Coinbase seeks to balance intense work environment with four 'recharge weeks' off for employees

Coinbase seeks to balance intense work environment with four ‘recharge weeks’ off for employees

Coinbase is testing out giving employees four ‘recharge weeks’ off in a bid to balance out what it has called an ‘intense’ working environment.  In a blog posted on Monday, the company wrote: “The bottom line: We work incredibly hard at Coinbase — for most of us, Coinbase is the most intense place we’ve ever …

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EY launches Ethereum-based procurement solution for enterprises

EY-led consortium bids to work on Korea’s central bank digital currency pilot project

A consortium led by EY Hanyoung, the “Big Four” consulting giant’s South Korean subsidiary, has reportedly bid for the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project. EY Hanyoung, along with Samsung SDS and Japanese tech giant LINE (owned by South Korea’s Naver Corporation), looks to work on the technical design of the CBDC project, …

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JPMorgan nabs former Gemini executive to work on wholesale payments innovation

JPMorgan nabs former Gemini executive to work on wholesale payments innovation

Sarah Olsen, a former executive at crypto exchange Gemini, has joined the ranks of JPMorgan’s blockchain staff, a spokesperson for the bank confirmed to The Block.  Olsen, who previously was a managing director at Gemini, joined JPMorgan in June, according to her LinkedIn profile. As an executive director in JPMorgan’s corporate investment bank, Olsen will …

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Congressman calls for more transparency from the Fed on central bank digital currency work

Congressman calls for more transparency from the Fed on central bank digital currency work

U.S. Representative Tom Emmer said Thursday that the U.S. Federal Reserve should be more open about its research and development efforts focused on a central bank digital currency, or CBDC. Emmer’s comments came during an appearance of the House Financial Services Committee’s The Task Force on Financial Technology, which met to discuss topics like the …

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