Authenticity means you can have multiple communication styles
3/23/2017 Fast Company online

Women don't need to adopt all the communication styles of men or use only one style, but it's clear that they face higher expectations, or what Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris call the "Goldilocks dilemma." "Because workplaces are so suffused with gender bias, women need to have both a forceful, decisive style and an inclusive style -- and probably many others -- at the ready," they write.

Experts discuss proposed student loan changes

Proposals to simplify the student loan process under renewal of the Higher Education Act could make it harder for low-income students to receive aid, said Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, vice provost for enrollment management at the University of California at Los Angeles. Others testifying this week at a US House higher education subcommittee hearing said the system is too complicated and advocated for a single loan and grant system.

Research: Bitcoin fraud rising this month

The number of bitcoin-related scams promoted online has increased significantly in March, according to security firm ZeroFox. The company said it had identified bitcoin fraud on 8,742 social media posts linked to 3,618 unique URLs over a three-week period.

Wegmans details N.J. expansion, sets sights on NYC

Wegmans Food Markets will open stores in northern New Jersey in July and September as it continues construction of a store in Brooklyn, N.Y., which is expected to open next year and will be Wegmans' first location in New York City. The new stores are part of a bigger expansion for the retailer, which will add about 10 more stores in the six states where it currently operates and in North Carolina, a new market for Wegmans.

Trump tables AHCA negotiations, calls for a vote
3/24/2017 ReutersNational Public Radio

After Thursday's planned vote on the American Health Care Act was delayed, President Donald Trump told House Republicans they must vote on and support the measure today, or he will move on to other policy priorities. The Rules Committee is expected to meet this morning to determine terms for debate, with a vote planned for afternoon.

YouTube ad-placement tightening comes with scale obstacles

The decision by big brands such as Johnson & Johnson and AT&T to pull their ads from YouTube due to the recent controversy over ad placement near extremist or otherwise offensive content has prompted site owner Google to commit to developing stronger measures to protect advertisers. Industry observers say the task is challenging, as it "is complicated by the very scale and diversity that has made the network so attractive to marketers," writes Jack Nicas.

DHL will deliver AmazonFresh in Germany

DHL, the package delivery service of Deutsche Post, will begin delivery of AmazonFresh, Amazon's fresh-food delivery service. With a high density of food stores, Germany's grocery e-commerce remains slow, even as the country remains Amazon's second-largest market.

Google struggles to ensure timely Android security patching
3/24/2017 CIO.comTechCrunch

Google has yet to find a way to encourage consistent security-patch updates for Android devices, given the profusion of device-makers that use the operating system. The company has been working with manufacturers and reports progress but says there is "still a lot of work to do."

First biotech potatoes to be planted in Canada

Farmers in Canada are preparing to plant J.R. Simplot's Russet Burbank, Ranger Russet, Atlantic and Snowden biotech potato varieties this spring. Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency approved the potatoes last spring, which was too late for cultivation for commercial production in 2016, Simplot spokesman Doug Cole said.

Scripps promotes original programming, spinoffs at upfront

Scripps Networks' upfront presentations were focused on same-day viewing of its original series, including "Iron Chef." The company also discussed planned spinoffs for popular shows such as "Flip or Flop" and "Fixer Upper."

Lawsuit could derail Calif. high-speed rail project

California is set to sell a portion of $10 billion in bonds to fund construction of the high-speed rail project next month, but a federal judge has ordered a hearing on a preliminary injunction the day before the sale. The suit alleges that a bill adopted last year by the state changes the scope of funding for the voter-approved bond sale, making it illegal.

Trump administration approves Keystone XL permit
3/24/2017 The Associated PressReuters

The State Department approved a construction permit for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday after being first proposed in 2008. TransCanada still needs to secure approvals from states, where it might encounter legal hurdles.

JetBlue brings Momofuku Milk Bar treats to Mint cabin
3/23/2017 Fortune

JetBlue has tapped Momofuku Milk Bar to provide sweet treats to Mint service passengers. Passengers will receive a gift box and pre-arrival cookie.

Lake Austin Spa Resort celebrates 20 years with 20 new treatments

Texas' Lake Austin Spa Resort is celebrating its 20th anniversary by offering 20 new treatments at its 25,000-square-foot LakeHouse Spa. New options include the 50-minute Neroli Blossom Sensory Massage, which features essential oil to promote relaxation and better breathing.