David Willson

132 Flips | 5 Magazines | 75 Followers | @davidwillso41n3 | I am the editorial cartoonist and a columnist for the Palm Beach Daily News and a senior creative professional in advertising and publishing. My book Billionaires and Butterfly Ballots, A 20-year Palm Beach ‘Cartoonspective’, as well as new cartoons and original artwork can be found (and purchased) on my web site http://www.palmbeachcartoons.com

Apple and GE partner to bring Predix industrial apps to iPhone and iPad

iPad

Worldwide AR/VR market will grow from $11B today to $215B by 2021, predicts IDC

As ARKit demo apps continue to generate excitement for the launch of the iPhone 8, whose 3D cameras are expected to be optimized for augmented reality, IDC is predicting a profitable future for the technology …<p>The market analysts forecast that total worldwide spending on VR and AR will increase …

Augmented Reality

In Urban China, Cash Is Rapidly Becoming Obsolete

SHANGHAI — There is an audacious economic phenomenon happening in China.<p>It has nothing to do with debt, infrastructure spending or the other major economic topics du jour. It has to do with cash — specifically, how China is systematically and rapidly doing away with paper money and coins.<p>Almost …

Mobile Payments

Scania brings Apple's CarPlay to semi trucks for first time

A Swedish manufacturer, Scania, on Wednesday announced plans to build CarPlay into some of it heavy trucks, marking perhaps the first time Apple's …

Apple's CarPlay gains quick-access task switcher with iOS 10.3

Upon updating their iPhone to iOS 10.3, CarPlay users will find that their in-vehicle system now offers a convenient multitasking menu, showcasing …

Why autonomous systems are hotter than autonomous vehicles

<b>From mass production, to customised solutions such as mining projects in Australia and platooning in Singapore, Scania recognises automation goes</b> …

The iBrain Is Here—and It’s Already Inside Your Phone

<b>On July 30, 2014,</b> Siri had a brain transplant.<p>Three years earlier, Apple had been the first major tech company to integrate a smart assistant into …

Machine Learning

Apple Can't Keep These Things in Stock

Investment firm Raymond James on Thursday reiterated its "Outperform" rating on Apple's (AAPL) stock due to strong demand for the tech titan's Apple …

Staid analysis: The predicted iPhone 8 mega-fail

Please sit back, put on some classical music and enjoy a nice cup of tea while we take a look at some very reasonable analysis , the kind that very …

IPhone 8

Here's why Apple fans are going crazy over tape-measuring apps

(AR Measure in action.Lian Labs)<br>A new kind of app is surprising and delighting Apple fans and technology pundits — and you can't even download it yet.<p>…

Innovation vs. Invention: Make the Leap and Reap the Rewards

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Bill Walker. Bill Walker<p>People often use the words “invention” and “innovation” interchangeably. This is not only incorrect, …

Apple Maps adds indoor mapping for malls and airports, Do Not Disturb mode

Apple has been developing indoor location and mapping for several years. Now the company is finally sharing the fruits of that effort in Maps for iOS …

Washington D.C.

Apple holding ‘Lose Your Wallet’ shopping event promoting Apple Pay w/ exclusive discounts

As Apple Pay continues to expand, Apple is holding a special shopping event in San Francisco to promote the mobile payment service. The “Lose Your Wallet” event will highlight stores that support Apple Pay while offering exclusive discounts…<p>The shopping event will consist of 20 merchants in Hayes …

Apple Pay

WWDC 2017 — Some Thoughts

Many of us have been using the dev builds of iOS 11 and MacOS High Sierra this week. I wanted to share some thoughts on what I think are some of the …

Comment: The growing trend of retrospective HomeKit support shows the platform is gaining traction

Regular readers will know that my enthusiasm for smart home technology dates back to the days of clunky X10 devices. Though there were standalone systems available, it was obvious even then that it made sense to adopt a common standard, and in the 1980s, X10 was that standard.<p>Fast-forward to a few …

Apple's Plan To Dominate Silicon

Before creating my industry analyst and research company, I was fortunate enough to spend over a decade as an executive in semiconductors at Advanced Micro Devices and nearly another decade as a PC and server OEM at Compaq (purchased by HP), AT&T GIS and NCR (purchased then spun out by AT&T). I’ve …

Machine Learning

Apple Introduces Core ML

When was the last time you opened up a PDF file and edited the design of the document directly?<p>You don’t.<p>PDF is not about making a document. PDF is …

AirPods automatically pair with Apple TV starting with tvOS 11

Zac Hall, 9to5Mac:<p>When you pair AirPods to your iPhone, the wireless earbuds are automatically paired to iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches with the same …

What sparked the Nasdaq’s worst two-session, tech-fueled rout in 9 months

The Nasdaq Composite suffered its worst two-session clobbering on a point basis since September, raising questions about what has sparked a sudden …

Stock Markets

Apple's Tim Cook warns MIT graduates: Threats from technology are 'cutting deeper than ever before'

Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, where he warned students about the …

Apple announced the future this week, and you probably didn't even notice

If you don't remember that slide from the hours of presentations Apple executives made onstage during the company's developer conference on Monday, you're not alone.<p>Apple didn't explicitly call it a 10-year plan. And the company was very subtle about how it showed this road map.<p>But look closely, …

Augmented Reality

IBM says: ‘Swift is now ready for the enterprise’

“Apple is smartly creating great digital experiences and I think they know that great digital experiences mean unleashing tons of innovation from the …

IBM

WWDC 2017: Everything you need to know about Apple and AR

“We are high on AR for the long run, we think there’s great things for customers and a great commercial opportunity.” Apple CEO, Tim Cook, July …

Apple

10 Best iPhone (iOS) Augmented Reality Apps of 2018

Looking for the best AR apps for your iPhone? Look no further than our Top 10.<p>There are some big differences between Virtual Reality (VR) and …

Augmented reality on the iPhone is going to be amazing. Here's what's possible

AR is incredible technology, and it's going to enable a lot of really fun experiences on the iPhone and iPad.<p>During WWDC event on Monday, Apple …

Gene Munster: Most people missed the most 'revolutionary' thing to come out of Apple's big event

Apple announced something that was "a light year ahead of everything else that's out there," according to Gene Munster, but it slipped below the …

How your iPhone could start your car before you get in it

Apple already has its in-dash operating system CarPlay, which it hopes will make its way into more than 24 million vehicles over the next five years. But if a new patent published today is anything to go by, that’s the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Apple’s hopes for the car-world.<p>What Apple …

Engines

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

You won’t find many public references by Apple to its Mobility Partner Program, an expanding effort by the company to unite with software …

Tim Cook

Apple’s enterprise success: Mac and iOS usage is climbing fast

The latest Jamf data shows huge growth for Apple in the enterprise, where 91 percent of organizations are now using Mac and a phenomenal 99 percent …

Employment