New Facebook Pay QR codes make it easier for users to send money

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The quick response codes have been introduced to simplify person-to-person payments. Facebook Pay QR codes are now rolling out to add a new way for users to be able to send money person-to-person. The quick response codes can be scanned by friends or family members to instantly transfer money from one person’s account to another. The social network’s mobile payment service was first launched back in 2019. The idea behind the Facebook Pay QR codes is to expand on the current convenience of the service and make it easier for…

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Disney pilots Magic Kingdom facial recognition technology

Magic Kingdom Facial Recognition - Magic Kingdom - Cinderella's Castle

The Florida theme park is testing out a new type of digital admission system for a limited time. Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is starting a limited time pilot program testing a Magic Kingdom facial recognition admission system. The system is in place at the usual entry points to the park but re-entries are encouraged at the same lanes. “If you return to Magic Kingdom park during our limited-time test, consider entering using the same designated entry points. Re-entering through the same lanes helps us better understand how the…

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Contactless QR codes to replace Hutchinson chamber in-person table tents

Contactless QR codes - Person scanning QR code with smartphone

The Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will use the barcodes for community event listings. The Hutchison Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has announced that it will be using contactless QR codes to replace its in-person table tents to list community events. The purpose is to help to affordably and practically share information without close contact. The chamber has decided on the contactless QR codes to replace the table tents due to convenience and safety. This digital format is compatible with all smartphones and is extremely affordable for…

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Tech giants’ next huge battleground is Indian mobile payments market

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Google, Amazon, Facebook, Visa, Mastercard and others are clawing for the top spot in the country. The Indian mobile payments and digital transactions market is expected to reach $1 trillion in 2023, and there is no way that American technology giants and credit card companies want to miss out on the opportunity it presents. These companies have been scrambling to obtain the necessary licences to take leadership positions. Tech companies Google, Amazon.com Inc., and Facebook Inc. as well as credit card companies Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. are only a…

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Sony unveils new PS5 VR headset for updated platform

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The electronics giant took nearly half a decade to add a next generation to its virtual reality experience. Customers have waited just over four years, but a new and long awaited PS5 VR headset has finally been announced as Sony brings its first virtual platform upgrade. This next generation headset was designed specifically for the new PlayStation 5. Of course, this doesn’t mean that gamers will be able to get their hands on the PS5 VR headset right away. Though it has been officially announced, there is still quite a…

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