Apple Pay mobile payments now available at all New York City subway stations

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NYC has completed its One Metro New York (OMNY) digital transaction system. New York City public transit users can now use Apple Pay mobile payments at all subway stations as well as in all buses as the system completed its rollout of the new One Metro New York (OMNY) feature. The feature allows people to use their smartphones or even their Apple Watch to pay their fare. The addition of Apple Pay mobile payments and other digital transactions provide riders with more ways to ensure they can quickly and easily…

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Regal Beloit Corporation adds QR code stickers to its products

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The company’s mounted bearing products will all receive barcodes that can be scanned. Electric motor manufacturer, Regal Beloit Corporation, has announced that it will be adding QR code stickers to all its mounted bearing products. The barcodes provide customers with access to a wealth of tools and information about the products. Regal, a manufacturer of electric motion controls, electric motors, power transmission components, and power generation made the announcement that its Browning and Sealmaster mounted bearing products would all have the QR code stickers added to them. The quick response…

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Facebook uses social media ads to criticize Apple privacy changes

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The social media platform claims the iPhone maker will hurt small businesses relying on targeted ads. Facebook recently ran social media ads in addition to publishing a new website in an outcry against Apple’s privacy changes. It claims that those changes will “[threaten] the personalized ads that millions of small businesses rely on to find and reach customers.” The social network also ran print ads with the same message in major American Newspapers. In addition to the website and social media ads, Facebook ran print ads in the Washington Post,…

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Artists contribute Greenfields Veteran’s Memorial Mall mural QR code

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Quick response code scans direct visitors to learn more about the historical significance. A new Greenfield Veteran’s Memorial Mall mural QR code has been added to direct people to learn more about the historical information linked to the Massachusetts display. The goal of the barcode is to let people see the display as more than just artwork but as historically significant. Artist Rebecca Tippens of nearby Colrain Massachusetts joined others in painting the original display back in 1990. At the end of November, Tippens was joined by Nancy Baker and…

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Salvation Army QR codes make digital donations possible for contact-free support

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The Mankato, Minnesota branch of the charity isn’t relying on cash for its red kettle drive this year. Red donation kettles are synonymous with the holiday season, but Mankato Salvation Army QR codes in Minnesota mean those in the spirit to give won’t need to have cash in their hands. Every red kettle in the city will be equipped with QR barcodes for Apple Pay and Google Pay donations. Since this year consumers are particularly careful about contact-free experiences, even fewer than normal are paying by cash. This means that…

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