Will Dawson


  1. If an iconic motorcycle business is any measure, the world economy isn’t sputtering a bit. And why wouldn’t  Harley-Davidson results be a telling indicator? Buying a $20,000, 800-pound Hog is discretionary spending in a way that buying a car or a computer isn’t.
    Davidson results be a telling indicator? Buying a $20,000, 800-pound Hog is discretionary spending in a way that buying a car or a computer isn’t.”
  2. engadget:

Apple’s 2014 iPad event: A closer look at the numbers

500 banks supporting Apple Pay is quite impressive.

    engadget:

    Apple’s 2014 iPad event: A closer look at the numbers

    500 banks supporting Apple Pay is quite impressive.

  3. engadget:

Apple’s own stats show iOS 8 upgrades have slowed to a crawl

I bet some of ios8’s slow uptake has to do with a growing corporate user base of iPhones. IT departments need to make sure it doesn’t break any internal apps before letting people upgrade.

    engadget:

    Apple’s own stats show iOS 8 upgrades have slowed to a crawl

    I bet some of ios8’s slow uptake has to do with a growing corporate user base of iPhones. IT departments need to make sure it doesn’t break any internal apps before letting people upgrade.

  4. mapsontheweb:


How Africa Would Look Like if its Borders Were Defined By Ethnicity and Language. By George Peter Murdock,1959
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A Map of Africa with its Borders Defined By Ethnicity and Language.

    mapsontheweb:

    How Africa Would Look Like if its Borders Were Defined By Ethnicity and Language. By George Peter Murdock,1959

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    A Map of Africa with its Borders Defined By Ethnicity and Language.

  5. mapsontheweb:

Average gross income per person in each London borough

    mapsontheweb:

    Average gross income per person in each London borough

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.