Promoting German Enterprises in Silicon Valley
Talk about business angels... Germany has a special program to support companies get a foothold in Silicon Valley. It makes perfect sense though; if a German entrepreneur makes it big in the IT business across the Atlantic, it will probably translate into jobs and tax revenue back home.
Turning garbage into homes
A recycling company based in Guadalara, Mexico has found an innovative way to transform trash into treasure. It recycles plastic into material for benches, flower pots and even entire homes.
Ryanair posts record earnings
The no-frills Irish carrier Ryanair has managed to escape the European recession by recording a record net profit of 569 million euros. While other airlines cut capacity and costs, Ryanair continues to expand its network across Europe.