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Macau casinos stocks up after China visa changes

Shares in Macau's casino companies jumped more than 10 per cent on Thursday in a rare relief rally after the semi-autonomous Chinese territory relaxed visa restrictions for visitors from the mainland.
Source: Financial Times | By: Ben Bland
How tattoos boost confidence for the blind

With a modified tattoo machine, one eye surgeon is tattooing irises on blind patients' eyes to match their natural eye color.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Althea Chang
Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

Resolution Copper Mining says the mine will usher in a new era of prosperity for Arizona, bringing in the equivalent of roughly a $1 billion worth of revenue annually for about 60 years in a state still trying to emerge from the housing bust. And it will claim nearly 5- square miles on the edge of nearby Superior to store mining waste that can be toxic.
Source: The Associated Press | By: By RYAN VAN VELZER, Associated Press
This firm wants medical appointment bookings to go digital  

Klaus Bartosch, CEO of online healthcare search and appointment booking platform 1stAvailable, says Australia's healthcare sector is ready to make the leap online.
Source: CNBC.com
UPDATE 3-France wants Greek deal now, warns of euro zone break-up risk

*Berlin plays down suggestion of policy rift with Paris. PARIS, July 1- France wants the euro zone to push for a deal with Greece before Sunday's referendum, President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday, in comments that differed sharply from those of German leaders. "It is our duty to keep Greece in the euro zone.
Source: Reuters | By: Mark John and Ingrid Melander
The Latest: Moody's downgrades Greece to Caa3

ATHENS, Greece- The latest news on Greece's financial woes:. A huge banner that urged Greek voters to reject a bailout deal from the country's creditors at Sunday's referendum has been taken down from the front of the Finance Ministry. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is sticking to her position that there can be no negotiations on a new aid package before Greece...
Source: The Associated Press
Don't blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday

Tuesday lasts a wee bit longer- by a second. There have been calls to abandon the practice of periodically adding an extra second, which has kept computers synchronized with the Earth day since 1972. The last time was in 2012.. A decision by a United Nations agency that deals with telecommunications issues isn't expected until later this year at the earliest.
Source: The Associated Press | By: By The Associated Press
Rousseff: Commitment to zero deforestation  

President Obama holds a joint press conference with Brazil President Rousseff in the East Room to discuss new steps Brazil and U.S. will take together to improve the nations including a greenhouse gas emissions target.
Source: CNBC.com
UPDATE 1-World's markets brace for Wednesday's leap second

SINGAPORE, June 30- Financial markets around the world will open on Wednesday with a tinge of apprehension, not just because of developments in Greece or China, but because of an extra second. A "leap second" is being added to the world's clocks at midnight GMT on Tuesday, which could test the extremely sensitive trading systems of the modern algorithmic era,...
Source: Reuters | By: Vidya Ranganathan
Energy... into the future: Thomas Fanning  

Thomas Fanning, Southern Company CEO, shares his thoughts on what energy will look like in the future.
Source: CNBC.com