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Visa QR codes let Tata Sky customers recharge their accounts

Visa QR codes let Tata Sky customers recharge their accounts

Direct home service customers can pay their bills with their smartphones through their TV screens or online. Tata Sky has partnered with the largest credit card company in the world to offer mobile payments via Visa QR codes. This allows the company’s subscribers to top up their accounts through the use of their smartphones. The QR code payment solution is entirely powered by mVisa and is meant to provide convenient and secure transactions. Subscribers to Tata Sky services … Read entire article »

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Apple tablet commerce rises despite a drooping Q3 2016

Apple tablet commerce rises despite a drooping Q3 2016

At the same time that the iPhone maker saw rapidly shrinking revenues, its iPad earnings have increased. The maker of the iPhone has now announced its third quarter earnings and it is the Apple tablet commerce that is turning heads. The last quarter brought in almost $8 billion in profits, which was far lower than previous quarters and years. Still, it pointed to greater growth in iPad sales, something that hadn’t been seen in quite some … Read entire article »

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QR code problems in egg packages that aren’t scannable

QR code problems in egg packages that aren’t scannable

A survey of customers revealed that most of the quick response codes weren’t working when scanned. A survey of egg crates and their labels have shown that there are quite a few QR code problems on the packages. The Consumers’ Federation announced that the nutrition facts on the egg packages in Taiwan were not visible. Moreover, the quick response codes that were supposed to replace them aren’t working. The QR codes were supposed to provide consumers with … Read entire article »

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QR code payments get one step closer in China

QR code payments get one step closer in China

The central bank in the country is working on creating standards for the use of quick response codes. QR code payments have spent years in a state of limbo. There has been a ban on using quick response codes for mobile payments due to a lack of regulations. That said, the central bank is getting ever closer to drafting security and tech standards for QR codes in combination with mobile transactions. Once the regulations have been passed, … Read entire article »

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Best Pokemon Go battery drain beating tips

Best Pokemon Go battery drain beating tips

Nintendo has said that it’s working to fix the draining nature of the game, but until then, you have options. Believe it or not, despite the Pokemon Go battery drain, you can play as long as you want without running out of juice. A key is to be able to use the right tips and tricks to keep your smartphone charged throughout your waking hours. The Pokemon Go app has clearly taken the world to a mobile … Read entire article »

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Google mobile ads may AMP up and slim down

Google mobile ads may AMP up and slim down

A new advertising initiative has been designed to enhance the delivery of content on the mobile web. Google mobile ads are heading in a direction that has been designed to speed up their rate of delivery. At the moment, a primary complaint is that they are too slow. The company is using its accelerated mobile pages (AMP) to provide a faster experience. The AMP project for mobile ads is meant to make it possible for advertising to … Read entire article »

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Apple Pay app now in France and Hong Kong

Apple Pay app now in France and Hong Kong

The iPhone mobile wallet is now available in a total of nine countries around the world. The Apple Pay app has now been launched in both France and Hong Kong. This brings the total number of countries around the world accepting this mobile wallet to nine. The most recent launch arrived in France but was followed by Hong Kong later that day. The official Apple mobile payments service website for France shows several compatible credit cards. The French … Read entire article »

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Tablet commerce trends in the U.K. show popularity with those aged 55 plus

Tablet commerce trends in the U.K. show popularity with those aged 55 plus

A new report showed a considerable inclination toward shopping over tablets among those aged 55 and up. Tablet commerce trends are showing positive tendencies when it comes to usage in the United Kingdom among those aged 55 and older. Shoppers within that age group are finding the larger screen mobile devices provides a positive experience. This, according to a new report published by Bronto Software based on a survey they conducted. Despite the fact that tablets are facing … Read entire article »

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QR code transactions allow Belgian retail shoppers to complete mobile payments

QR code transactions allow Belgian retail shoppers to complete mobile payments

In the country, using smartphones to scan barcodes to complete purchases is spiking in popularity. For a reason that has not been clearly identified, QR code transactions have been taking off in Belgium. In some places, this type of barcode based mobile payment has become popular due to Bitcoin adoption. However, that is not the case here. The main active payment service provider in the country, Atos, has now launched a service to suit this trend. Atos launched … Read entire article »

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QR code surprises Mr. Robot viewers during season two premier

QR code surprises Mr. Robot viewers during season two premier

The two hour opening episode of the second season included an unexpected interactive component. With a remarkable lack of technology use in the two hour second season premier of Mr. Robot, the QR code came as a surprise. This quick response code served as an unexpected interactive component. It was revealed as an Easter egg for the show’s most loyal viewers. The quick response code appeared when the character Elliot was drawing in a notebook. The QR code … Read entire article »

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Increased Use of Mobile Devices Leads to Vulnerabilities

Increased Use of Mobile Devices Leads to Vulnerabilities

With people utilizing mobile devices more… hackers have turned their attention to finding ways to breach operating systems, applications, software, and mobile sites as a means to steal company information. There’s also an increased risk of mobile devices being stolen, lost, damaged, or accessed by an unauthorized party, making the need to take security measures increasingly important. Sure, there are services providers like Secure Data Recovery that can assist you with hard drive data (HDD recovery), Solid-state … Read entire article »

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Starbucks mobile payments to launch in China

Starbucks mobile payments to launch in China

The coffee giant has finally announced its intentions to expand its smartphone based experience in China. The Seattle-based coffee giant will finally be launching its Starbucks mobile payments in China. This expansion of its digital features has been long anticipated within that tremendous market. This will make it possible for customers to pay for orders using their smartphones. They will also be able to collect My Starbucks Rewards. The company announced the availability of this mobile commerce … Read entire article »

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