Eduardo Canela

59 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | 26 Following | 14 Followers | @ecanela | An innovation enthusiast and passionate supporter of StartUps.

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

Understanding App Design: Mapping User Experience - App Press

So, you have a really great app idea. What's the first thing you do? Jump right into designing your app? You could, but there's a good chance that …

How Green Energy Really Works

After this week's vaporization of $29 billion of liabilities <i>($230 million of which was owed to the US Taxpayer)</i> amid Abengoa's bankruptcy (Spain's …

New apps help Palestinians navigate Israeli checkpoints

QALANDIYA CHECKPOINT, West Bank (AP) — A pair of new mobile apps hopes to help Palestinians navigate their way around snarled traffic at Israeli …

Israel

Apple plugs into solar power in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Tech giant Apple is going all out to tackle climate change, turning to solar power to run its entire Singapore operations, including its …

How to Create RSS Feeds for Google Search Results

Google Alerts, you probably know this, offer an easy way for you to create RSS feeds from the Google search results of any query. This is a good …

How Future Businesses Will Benefit from Clean Energy Storage

Why exactly should business owners be interested in clean energy storage? Let’s take a look at what the transformative technology promises.

Energy Storage

Morocco to build world's largest concentrated solar power plant

<b>(CNN) —</b> It may be famous for its meandering medinas and the scenic Atlas Mountains, but Morocco might soon make its name as a solar superpower.<p>The north-western African nation is building the world's biggest concentrated solar power plant, which will supply electricity to 1.1 million Moroccans by …

Renewable Energy

Researcher develops material to create sustainable energy source

A Florida State University researcher has discovered an artificial material that mimics photosynthesis and potentially creates a sustainable energy …

15 Effective Home Improvement Ideas to Make It Energy Efficient (INFOGRAPHIC)

October 27th is celebrated as the Energy Star Day.<p>We talk about saving money around every financial turn, from buying discounted packaged dry goods in bulk to keeping up with the maintenance on our brand new vehicles. Yet, one area of homeowner costs literally and figuratively flies out the window. …

Europe's most popular source of 'renewable' energy is worse for the planet than coal

We're not talking about wind, solar, or hydroelectric power here. The biggest renewable in Europe is wood pellets.<p>Burning wood — technically labeled a "renewable" resource since more trees can be replanted and they'll absorb carbon from the air — is the European Union's largest source of …

Fossil Fuels

Morocco poised to become a solar superpower with launch of desert mega-project

World’s largest concentrated solar power plant, powered by the Saharan sun, set to help renewables provide almost half the country’s energy by 2020<p>The Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is used to big productions. On the edge of the Sahara desert and the centre of the north African country’s “Ouallywood” …

build & SHARE your flipboard

Add a button to your website to help your visitors find and follow you on Flipboard.<p>Make it easy for other Flipboard users to share your content with the Flipboard audience.<p>Embed a thumbnail of your magazine on your website or blog to help others discover your Flipboard magazine.

Last Minute Raspberry PI Deals With Geeky Gadgets Deals

Just a quick note to our readers to let you know that we have some last minute Raspberry PI deals available in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>The last …

The Real-Life Stark Industries Turns Decades Of F1 Know-How Into Speed And Green Energy

I stepped into Sir Frank Williams’ complex expecting to see Felipe Massa’s Formula One car in bits and pieces, but my visit revealed that their …

Hundreds of renewable energy companies could be forced out of business due to 'dramatic' subsidy cuts

Hundreds of green energy companies could be forced out of business in months with the loss of tens of thousands of jobs as the Government appears …

Indian ‘Solar Village’ a Total Failure

A village in India that western environmental groups hoped would provide a model for green energy in the third world is now powered by coal-fired …

Scoot Quad is a Nissan EV that can go 40 Miles per Charge

Scoot Networks is a company in San Francisco that rents electric mopeds to people to help them get around. Scoot has announced that it has teamed up …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook

For as long as I can remember, the go-to option for resurrecting an old PC was to install Linux. The open-source operating system has lower system requirements than Windows, so it's better suited to older hardware.<p>However, could it also be overkill? If you're not looking to run sophisticated …

Israeli Startup Has Solution to Costly, Inefficient Solar Panels

Solar is the fastest growing source of renewable electricity in the world and in the United States, with a 40 percent global annual capacity growth …

Build an Aquaponic Garden with Arduino

Grow fish, fruits, and veggies together in this compact, automated system. You can even control it via the internet.<p>Lots of creative aquaponics systems are being developed for raising fish and vegetables together in small spaces. Unfortunately — for you and the fish — most of these systems fail to …

Finding the Energy to Save Money: How to Reduce Your Costs & Carbon Footprint

You're wasting energy. It's not your fault; you probably don't even realize it. Or maybe you do, and you just don't care. That's okay.<p>What I do think you care about though, like most people, is saving money. And right now, you are wasting a lot of that as well.<p>The thing is, while we know that …

Interesting Engineering

Copyright

Ledge Is A Mobile Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform Powered By Venmo

Launching today with $900K in seed funding, Ledge is an app that lets users easily borrow money from their peers.<p>Everyone knows it’s hard to lend money to family or friends. The process is awkward, and most people never actually get paid back. Ledge is trying to fix this issue by bringing …

FinTech

RePhone Lets You Turn Anything Into A Phone

Making a cellphone is easy. You go into a mine, pull up some ore, extract various metals and then add components that you manufacture from other mines. Then you have to get FCC clearance and create lithium ion battery. Finally, you need to write a Snake game. If you can’t do that, try RePhone.<p>The …

Fabrication

Leonardo DiCaprio just invested in this trash startup

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in a fast growing garbage startup as part of its latest round of funding.<p>The startup, Rubicon Global, …