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QR codes offer Michigan DOT a new high-tech signal repair process

QR codes offer Michigan DOT a new high-tech signal repair process

The state’s Department of Transportation is using the technology to achieve better response time and accuracy. In Michigan, the Department of Transportation (MDOT) has now decided to use QR codes as a part of a broader effort to improve its ability to achieve a smaller response time while bettering its accuracy when it conducts repairs on traffic signals that have been damaged. The MDOT frequently receives calls with regards to traffic signals during bad weather and overnight. The … Read entire article »

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Visa launches new program to support mobile payments

Visa launches new program to support mobile payments

Visa Developer may aid in the development of new mobile payments services Visa has released a new developer program that is designed to accelerate the adoption of mobile payments. Called Visa Developer, the program will provide developers with access to new technology, most of which is associated with mobile transactions in some fashion. The mobile payments market is growing quickly, and … Read entire article »

A 7-day smartphone battery could be here in 2 years

A 7-day smartphone battery could be here in 2 years

A hydrogen fuel cell company is currently looking on a way to create better battery packs for mobile tech. A British company that has been providing hydrogen fuel cells for the black cabs in London has now revealed that a long lasting smartphone battery is the next project it has in the works. The claim is that it will be able to … Read entire article »

Fast-service food and beverage industries embrace mobile commerce

Fast-service food and beverage industries embrace mobile commerce

Companies are beginning to cater to the demand for mobile commerce support More companies in the fast-service food and beverage industries are becoming involved in mobile commerce, following the example set by Starbucks, which has found significant success in the mobile sector. These companies have taken note of the growing demand for mobile services coming from consumers and are beginning to … Read entire article »

Mobile health tech is helping Malawi in the battle with meningitis

Mobile health tech is helping Malawi in the battle with meningitis

The country is using the increasing adoption of smartphones to help to combat the disease among its population. Malawi has found it challenging to keep up with the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis among the children who live there, but the hope is that a new mobile health program will become a key tool in combating this disease. As smartphone penetration is … Read entire article »

Samsung gives the nod to new mobile web browser with ad blocking

Samsung gives the nod to new mobile web browser with ad blocking

The consumer electronics giant’s devices running on Android will now be able to block advertising. The next default mobile web browser that will be added to the Samsung smartphones running on the Android operating system will now make it possible for users to be able to install extensions that function as ad blockers. This step is similar to one that was taken … Read entire article »

Using QR codes for payments brings Payoye and Stockholding Corporation together

Using QR codes for payments brings Payoye and Stockholding Corporation together

The two businesses have entered into a partnership for a mobile payments system using quick response codes. Indian company, Stockholding Corporation, has now partnered up with Payoye, a digital payment platform, in order to be able to create a service that will be based on the use of QR codes. This mobile payments service will be available to the DEMAT accountholders at … Read entire article »

Mobile technology may make life much easier for the pharmaceuticals industry

Mobile technology may make life much easier for the pharmaceuticals industry

The idea is that this tech might be able to speed up the process in conducting clinical trials. The pharmaceuticals industry has not been known for taking on mobile technology with any great speed but, more recently, there have been some new developments that could change that trend as well as the nature of clinical trials. Recent innovations have shown that mobile … Read entire article »