White House to discuss cybersecurity with top tech, energy and finance executives
“We’ve had a decade or more for industry to do voluntary [cyber] standards and it hasn’t emerged,” Michael Daniel, the president of Cyber Threat Alliance and a former White House cyber coordinator during the Obama administration, said in an interview. “So I think the government saying, ‘Look, we’ve got to get serious about this and either you guys need to do it or we have to look at mandatory approaches,’ is an appropriate place to be.’”washingtonpost.com
‘B.A.P.S.’ star Natalie Desselle Reid dies at 53
LOS ANGELES – Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry in the 1997 film “B.A.P.S.” and on the sitcom “Eve,” has died. Reid’s death on Monday was confirmed by Je’Caryous Johnson, the CEO of Je’Caryous Entertainment, which was planning a stage adaption of “B.A.P.S.” A rep for the actor's family said she died after a battle with colon cancer. In the film “B.A.P.S,” Reid and Berry played the roles of two waitresses at a Georgia food diner who decide to fly to Los Angeles for a music video audition. The tandem ended up living a luxury lifestyle as “Black American Princesses” while caring for an elderly Beverly Hills millionaire. Johnson said Reid was looking forward to bringing her role as Mickey in the film back to life.
As US milk sales rise amid pandemic, Got milk? ads return
U.S. milk sales have been in freefall for decades as choices grew and consumers turned to soda, juices and plant-based alternatives like soy milk. But then came the coronavirus pandemic, and milk sales saw a sharp rise. During the same period last year, milk sales were down 2.3%. Milk sales saw their biggest year-over-year jump of 21% in March, when buyers were stocking up their pantries. Almond milk, coconut milk and rice milk also saw gains.
Detroit industry spotlight: Health care hiring going strong
Detroit's health care industry is experiencing strong job growth. The health care sector came in second in terms of local employers adding new jobs. Top companies hiring locally in health care include 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services, LLC, Team Wellness Center and GHR Travel Nursing. According to a recent job opening posted by Team Wellness Center, "Team Wellness Center is the premiere provider of community health services in Southeast Michigan." This story was created automatically using local jobs data, then reviewed by an editor.
The 3 best spots to score accessories in Detroit
Looking to score accessories? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top accessory hot spots in Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for accessories. Well Done GoodsPHOTO: BETHANY S./YELPFirst on the list is Lafayette Park's Well Done Goods, situated at 1440 Gratiot Ave., Suite 1D. With five stars out of 36 reviews on Yelp, the baby gear and furniture and customized merchandise spot, offering accessories and more, has proved to be a local favorite. This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor.
Sales representatives see increasing job openings in Detroit
Local sales representative came in third in terms of local employers adding new jobs by occupation. One of the top employers seeking local sales representatives is National General Insurance. "About National General Holdings: National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City," according to one of the company's recently posted job openings. Other top companies seeking local hires in the same category include Clearent and Transform SR Home Improvement. Jobs posted by National General Insurance in the past month in the area also included managers.
Detroit industry spotlight: Transportation hiring going strong
In the past month, 103 companies listed open jobs for Detroit-based workers in that area. Top companies hiring locally in transportation include Reid Transportation, DriverSource and SMS Group of Companies. According to a recent job opening posted by DriverSource, "DriverSource is an industry leading staffing solutions firm specializing in CDL Drivers." Jobs posted by Reid Transportation in the past month in Detroit included truck drivers, while DriverSource was hiring truck drivers and warehouse workers and SMS Group of Companies sought forklift operators and material handlers. This story was created automatically using local jobs data, then reviewed by an editor.
Detroit industry spotlight: Tech hiring going strong
Detroit's tech industry is experiencing strong job growth. The tech sector also came in third in terms of local employers adding new jobs. In the past month, 77 companies listed open jobs for Detroit-based workers in that area. Top companies hiring locally in information technology include Staffigo Technical Services, LLC, OtterBase - dt and blueStone Staffing Solutions. This story was created automatically using local jobs data, then reviewed by an editor.
Industry spotlight: Insurance companies hiring big in Detroit
The insurance sector also came in fourth in terms of local employers adding new jobs. Top companies hiring locally in insurance include Angela Hughes - State Farm Agent, Sanford Rose Associates - JFSPartners and John Cash - State Farm Agent. According to a recent job opening posted by Sanford Rose Associates - JFSPartners, "Sanford Rose Associates - JFSPartners is a leading multi-practice specialty search firm in the placement of professional, technical, and executive level talent." Jobs posted by Angela Hughes - State Farm Agent in the past month in Detroit included managers, insurance account representatives and account associates, while Sanford Rose Associates - JFSPartners was hiring financial analysts, and John Cash - State Farm Agent sought insurance account representatives, account associates and account representatives. This story was created automatically using local jobs data, then reviewed by an editor.
The Data Brokers, Three Years Later, Return of the Humpback
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that sells the personal information of millions of Americans; then, Bob Simon reports on the aftermath of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan; and, 60 Minutes travels to the South Pacific on the trail of the humpback whalecbsnews.com