Best Of The Web, June 02
Outdoor advertising goes digital; Banking and Competition; Indian IT firms: another giant leap; Penguin huddle secrets revealed with time lapse footage; Facebook is globally closing in to 700 million users!
June 3, 2011 2:18 by kippreport
The world of online advertising is currently growing faster than any traditional means of getting messages out, especially when it comes to outdoor advertising. Here in Dubai, we aren’t seeing a lot of innovation in digital advertising. So what does it look like in the rest of the world? Watch this video from the BBC to find out.
This house believes that competition makes banking more dangerous. Do you agree? Join the live debate at The Economist.
What is the future of the Indian IT sector? Well, it could go both ways if this Economist article is anything to go by.
“The mystery of how penguins stay warm while they huddle has been revealed by an international team of scientists.” Mystery? Kipp hears you ask. What mystery? Well apparently emperor penguins would survive the tough Antarctic winters by forming tightly packed clusters, leaving scientists baffled as to how those on the outside stay as warm as those on the inside. Until this pretty nifty video which shows penguins moving in “imperceptible waves” through the course of the time.
Did you know? So does this mean that Facebook can make the 1 billion mark anytime soon?