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The U.S. Could Soon Get Its First Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund
America's inaugural Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund could launch as early as Oct. 18. ProShares on Friday filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a public listing, though it may not start trading next week. At least three other companies could follow suit. The SEC has yet to formally approve these ETFs, and observers say there's a good chance the regulatory body never will. Proponents claim this will open up more ways for people to buy and sell cryptocurrency.
U.S. Borders to Reopen, But Only to Fully Vaccinated Foreign Travelers
After more than 19 months, the United States will reopen its air and land borders and welcome back international travelers, starting in November. The news was well received by those who say it'll be a boost to America's economy, but also to cross-border communities that rely on the access. However, the U.S. is mandating that all travelers be fully vaccinated. Here's what you need to know about the reopening and other countries that are following suit.
What You Need to Know About Mix-And-Matching COVID-19 Vaccines
If you received Pfzier's coronavirus vaccine, is it safe to get Moderna's booster shot? What if you were inoculated with AstraZeneca? Johnson & Johnson? A study conducted by the National Institute of Health suggests mixing and matching vaccines can be "effective." Public health officials have yet to endorse the findings. However, some countries are embracing the practice and Americans are already doing it in order to stave off the delta variant.
Apple's Crumbling Wall of Secrecy Over Work Conditions
The iPhone, iPad and Mac maker faces growing unrest from employees who are upset over workplace conditions. In the latest developments, Apple fired Janneke Parrish, the leader behind the grassroot "#AppleToo" movement, alleging "non-compliance" with its internal investigation on who was leaking confidential information. Catch up on where the employee protest stands now and the impact on Apple's reputation.