Gonzalo Lopez

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Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

Here’s How Electric Cars Will Cause the Next Oil Crisis

Predictions like these are tricky at best. The best one can hope for is to be more accurate than conventional wisdom, which in the oil industry is …

Here are IoT trends that will change the way businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the world

Why? Because it will be the future of the way businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world.<p>Over the course of more than two years, BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service has closely monitored the growth of the global trends in the IoT. In particular, …

The U.S. Startup Economy Is in Both Better and Worse Shape than We Thought

Startup activity can signal a city’s economic potential, but it’s actually the quality of the startups, not the quantity, that matters.<p>That’s just one of several important findings from a paper released this week by Jorge Guzman and Scott Stern, both of MIT. The paper surveys the landscape of …

How to get in on Africa’s e-commerce boom

“Something new always flows out of Africa,” said Pliny the Elder 2000 years ago. Wired, Ventureburn and PCWorld all agree.<p>African e-commerce is exploding, and it’s just the beginning.<p>In seven Subsaharan countries, e-commerce makes up one to three percent of GDP, and is predicted to make up 10 …

We can’t allow the tech giants to rule smart cities

There’s the tank factory in Beijing that they have turned into an arts complex. There are the coffee joints around Tahrir Square, Cairo, where hijab-wearing women hunch over their laptops. There’s the pubs in Pittsburgh, heaving on the days the Steelers play, carved out of the factories and …

Smart Cities

Facebook Confronts The Free Internet Neutrality Dilemma

What’s more important? Restricted free Internet access for the poor? Or maintaining an open, neutral Internet without limitations? This is the debate Facebook is having with the world via petitions to regulators, skeptical forums, and today, full-page newspaper ads.<p>The subject of contention is Free …

Mobile internet is now just the internet

Smartphones are increasingly becoming the devices on which we access the web at home as well as on the move, meaning more power for Google and Apple<p>The Christmas holidays are the time of year when different generations of the family gather around the dinner table. So it’s a perfect opportunity for …

Internet of Things

'Ius soli sportivo', el partido de los invisibles

Lello nació en Nápoles. Su padre es italiano, su madre de Marruecos. Su familia nunca le inscribió en el registro civil. Ahora tiene 23 años y es …

Al final, ¿dónde y cuándo nació Jesús?

La Navidad es una bella y tierna leyenda ya que Jesús no nació ni el 24 de diciembre, ni en Belén, ni en un pesebre<p>Cada año, al acercarse la Navidad …

Uber launches Assist program for senior citizens and disabled riders in L.A.

Top 19 Social Media Management Tools

Do you get lost when trying to find the right social media management tools for your business?<p>It seems like a new app or social media tool is popping …

Siri Vs. Cortana Vs. Google Now: The Future of Mobile

Remember when Siri first landed on the scene, and everyone thought it was hilarious to ask it natural language questions and hear its pre-programmed ‘human-like’ response?<p>It was briefly entertaining, TV shows milked it months later, and everyone moved on. Then nothing happened for a long time.<p>Until …

The 'terrifying' moment in 2012 when YouTube changed its entire philosophy

Although there wasn't any Roman-style backstabbing, YouTubers will remember the ides of March 2012 as a traumatic day in the company's history.<p>In one fell swoop, the site's daily view count got completely demolished. We're talking a plunge of about 20% in one day:<p>"Everyone was about to go into …

Where is Google taking us?

Tim Adams was invited to hang out at Google’s California HQ, where some of the world’s brightest minds are working on innovations, such as driverless cars, that will transform our lives. But is society ready to go along for the ride?<p>Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about …

Top Gear

Solar Sister y el reto de iluminar la noche africana

1.600 millones de personas todavía no tienen acceso a electricidad. El 70% de estas son mujeres, un grupo que ya está marginado económica y …