Will Dawson


  1. laughingsquid:

    Man in a Wheelchair Races a London Tube Train to the Next Stop

    Race between London Underground Train and a man in a wheelchair.

  2. springwise:

Portable, wireless cash register is designed for informal economies
Running a business in environments such as Africa is a completely different challenge than in the Western world thanks to lack of access to electricity and unreliable internet infrastructure. In the past we’ve seen portable devices such as the eChaja enable anyone to sell phone charging facilities wherever they are. Now Nomanini has created a rugged point-of-sale register that can facilitate cash payments for airtime, electricity and insurance. READ MORE…

Interesting new cash register for developing markets.

    springwise:

    Portable, wireless cash register is designed for informal economies

    Running a business in environments such as Africa is a completely different challenge than in the Western world thanks to lack of access to electricity and unreliable internet infrastructure. In the past we’ve seen portable devices such as the eChaja enable anyone to sell phone charging facilities wherever they are. Now Nomanini has created a rugged point-of-sale register that can facilitate cash payments for airtime, electricity and insurance. READ MORE…

    Interesting new cash register for developing markets.

  3. Separatist Europe - which way will today’s vote go? Latest poll says NO

    But if it goes YES it will mean many more will follow.

    Source: The Times

  4. engadget:

How to start making contactless card and NFC payments on the Tube

Another exciting day for NFC payments with the opening up of the London Underground terminals.

    engadget:

    How to start making contactless card and NFC payments on the Tube

    Another exciting day for NFC payments with the opening up of the London Underground terminals.

  5. The size of Africa is equal to 17 countries combine including the US, China and India. 

"Africa is just about always hugely underestimated - even by college grads, off by factor of 2 or 3."

Source: http://kai.subblue.com/en/africa.html

    The size of Africa is equal to 17 countries combine including the US, China and India.

    "Africa is just about always hugely underestimated - even by college grads, off by factor of 2 or 3."

    Source: http://kai.subblue.com/en/africa.html

  6. Congrats to Rona. She will make an excellent chairwoman for the BBC. 

http://m.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-29001401

    Congrats to Rona. She will make an excellent chairwoman for the BBC.

    http://m.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-29001401

  7. engadget:

Amazon undercuts Square and PayPal with its own mobile card reader
  8. Accel’s impress exits plotted by year and amount. Amazing to see the number $1bn exits and above 

Source: https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/accel-partners-teardown/

    Accel’s impress exits plotted by year and amount. Amazing to see the number $1bn exits and above

    Source: https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/accel-partners-teardown/

  9. Goodbye checks. Hello Contactless payments. New terminals at Whole Foods means out with the old and in with the new. 

The cashier said these had only been installed a few weeks ago, but he has already had a customer pay with his phone.

    Goodbye checks. Hello Contactless payments. New terminals at Whole Foods means out with the old and in with the new.

    The cashier said these had only been installed a few weeks ago, but he has already had a customer pay with his phone.