Air travel is now the safest it has been since the dawn of jet planes, with the global airline industry set to mark its lowest rate of fatal accidents since the early 1960s.
An article in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal lists some of Google’s recent content moves with its 2011 purchase of review service Zagat Survey, a purchase of an equity stake in video content creator Machinima, and its $350 million investment in creating professional quality videos for YouTube among them. These were just the big ones: The Internet is abuzz with smaller content companies that Google snatched up entirely.
A new French start-up is changing the way we travel. The site, TripnCo, is a social media spin on traditional vacation sites that helps you find the right trip for the right price and, most importantly, with the right people. For students backpacking through Germany or businessmen looking for a weekend on the French Riviera, the site offers a different way to plan a getaway.
Gerd Leonhard’s keynotes, speeches, presentations and think-tanks are renowned for his hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring and motivational style. With over 750 engagements in 37 countries during the past 7 years, Gerd has addressed over 250.000 executives and professionals, and is considered a key influencer. He has now made many live video recordings of his speeches as well as some special lecture videos available for free on iTunes. Enjoy!