TAGS : "Looking Forward"
The retail and tech giant, which completed its takeover of Whole Foods last week, announced on Thursday that it has opened a search to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America, where "as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs" will be created.Cities that want to be considered by Amazon are being asked to submit proposals detailing the reasons that the company should position its second headquarters in their community.
In light of more recent superstorms like Texas' Hurricane Harvey (and its estimated $180 billion in damages) and Hurricane Katrina—which decimated New Orleans' economy for 10 years after it hit—people may have forgotten about the South Florida Category 5 storm.Now, with Hurricane Irma tracking toward Florida, the Southeast U.
Jerry Brown did the same on the state level for Los Angeles County after the wildfire destroyed three homes and threatened hillside neighborhoods.Authorities were able to cancel the evacuation orders that had been issued for three cities — Los Angeles, Burbank and Glendale — and allow all of the 1,400 people who had fled to return to their homes.
But over the past 15 years or so, do-it-yourself websites like Orbitz and Airbnb have empowered vacationers to pick their own accommodations, making travel agents increasingly unnecessary.com, has co-founded a new travel startup called Lola, which provides on-demand access to a team of travel agents supported by artificial intelligence software.
As Hurricane Harvey lingers around the southeast coast of Texas, thousands are stranded as they wait for the storm to pass.Three cruise ships from the Carnival Cruise Line and one from Royal Caribbean International were scheduled to arrive at the Port of Galveston this weekend, which closed earlier this week in preparation for Harvey's arrival, according to the Miami Herald.
As America’s 55 million students head back to school this month, teachers have a new tool to capture children’s attention and inspire their imagination: virtual reality.Thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and low-cost $10 VR headsets, a cornucopia of exciting digital reality experiences are coming to the classroom.
Fans of Vice Media's edgy style of journalism will soon have the opportunity to embark on a series of Vice-approved travel adventures around the world.Should Airbnb offer more Vice-organized travel tours after the current contest ends, it would do so for a fee, with the millennial-friendly media company receiving advertising money from Airbnb for promoting the "experiences" as part of that partnership, The Wall Street Journal notes.