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This body hacker is turning people into cyborgs

Injecting a radio-frequency ID chip into your body to open doors and log onto computers is a growing trend — and hackers are honing in.

Source: CNBC.com

Expecting worst, holiday travelers find fast airport lines

I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting...

Source: The Associated Press

Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines

Authorities open extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

Source: The Associated Press, CNBC.com

Williams tells Energy Transfer it would consider new offer -sources

May 27- Williams Cos Inc has informed Energy Transfer Equity LP that it is open to considering a new offer that would amend terms of its $20 billion sale to its larger U.S pipeline peer in an effort to end a stalemate between the companies, according to people familiar with the matter. Energy Transfer's proposed acquisition of Williams has been in doubt for months,...

Source: Reuters

Dollar highest in two months as Yellen sees rate hike possible

The U.S. dollar index hit two-month highs on Friday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to an interest rate increase.

Source: Reuters

PRECIOUS-Gold at 3-month low after Yellen hints at possible rate hike

NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 27- Gold slid 1 percent to a three-month low on Friday, extending losses after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated the U.S. central bank could raise interest rates within months if the economy continues to improve, boosting the dollar. You couldn't really say it was uber hawkish, but it keeps the door open for a July hike, and as far as gold...

Source: Reuters

FOREX -Dollar highest in two months as Yellen sees rate hike possible

NEW YORK, May 27- The U.S. dollar index hit two-month highs on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to an interest rate increase in the coming months. "She didn't say no, the market took that as a positive sign for the dollar," said Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management in New York. The dollar also gained against the yen,...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-Fed to hold open meeting on new insurance rules on June 3

WASHINGTON, May 27- The U.S. The central bank's announcement on Friday came a week after Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo previewed the proposals in a speech to insurance commissioners. Dirk Kempthorne, president of the American Council of Life Insurers trade group, said it has "questions about an approach that would put in place two distinctly different capital...

Source: Reuters

Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines

I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting...

Source: The Associated Press

Monsanto boss could net $70 million from a Bayer takeover

LONDON, May 27- Monsanto boss Hugh Grant could land more than $70 million if the world's largest seed company is taken over by German chemicals giant Bayer AG. The U.S. firm said it was open to engaging in further negotiations with Bayer after turning down its $62 billion bid as "incomplete and financially inadequate" this week. That $122- per-share offer would allow...

Source: Reuters