Happy Farmer game is helping to alleviate poverty in poor part of China

Happy Farmer game - China Farm

A mobile game that can be played on WeChat allows players to sell virtual food to help poverty-stricken communities. The Happy Famer game was released in June 2019 as part of a joint effort between the Ministry of Finance’s poverty reduction office and Tencent’s messaging platform WeChat. The mobile game lets players grow and sell virtual food. Players can earn credits through selling their virtually grown products or by watching in-game adds. These credits can then be used to purchase real goods produced by local farmers in poor counties. The…

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What Are the Stages of SDLC?

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In the world of IT and software development, SDLC or software development life cycle, is the methodology of any development project. The software industry is a thriving, nearly $500 billion business that doesn’t appear to show any signs of slowing down. Mobile platforms are taking off, and most business these days is conducted on some sort of software platform. To this end, if you work in the software business, you’ll need to get a feel for the methodologies that work. In this regard, understanding the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)…

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Laundry service in China to introduce QR code bet sheets to hotel patrons

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Hotel guests in Wuhan will soon be able to track the cleanliness of their linens. QR code bed sheets may help hotel guests feel more at ease with hotel cleanliness. At least, this is the goal of a laundry service in China, which plans to embed towels, sheets, quilts and other hotel linens with a thin, heat- and water-resistant chip. Customers who scan this chip with their smartphone can track the cleanliness of the linens in their assigned room. China is notoriously known for engaging in questionable cleaning practices in…

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Singapore Life QR codes allow customers to pay premiums and renew policies instantly

Singapore Life QR codes - Scanning QR code with phone

Singapore Life has partnered with DBS to launch a first-of-its kind QR code in Singapore. Singapore Life QR codes are Singapore’s first-in market dynamically embedded quick response codes that enable customers of the city-state’s leading fintech company and life insurer to pay their premiums as well as have their policies issued or renewed immediately. More than just a simple QR code. The Singapore Life QR codes are a remittance gateway. The company’s native technology team developed an Inward Credit Confirmation (ICC) Application Programming Interface (API) implemented with the PayNowQR code.…

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Is the tech industry just for software developers?

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If you’ve ever looked at the tech industry with envy and wondered how to become a part of it, then you needn’t panic. One huge benefit of tech opening up so many new jobs is that it has a broad appeal to a number of disciplines. Whether you’re creating QR codes or promoting them, you will still be under the same larger umbrella of ‘tech.’ So, if you want to migrate into this industry, and want to still apply your own set of skills, you can. A broader church It’s…

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