New Mavely shopping app rewards customers for shopping, sharing and influencing

Mavely Shopping App - Mavely YouTube

The Chicago-based startup announced the launch of its unique shopping and affiliate app. The newly launched Mavely shopping app targets women shoppers and has been designed with the objective to reward its user for purchasing and recommending products from over 100 direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands. The mobile shopping program gives users the chance to earn cash back on the products they buy. Users can earn affiliate commissions off purchases. More specifically, the app allows users to discover up-and-coning D2C brands, earn affiliate commissions off their purchases, and tap into their own…

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Chase Pay app will no longer be available for making in store purchases

Chase Pay App - JPMorgan Chase Tower Houston

Customers are being informed that the mobile payment option will cease to be supported in stores. JPMorgan Chase & Co. plans to shut down its Chase Pay app, which would make it the bank’s third reversal on digital offering in three months, reports Bloomberg. The company reportedly began informing customers that the mobile payment option would no longer be available for smartphones when customers shop in store. This change is slated to go into effect starting early 2020. The payment method can still be used on website and apps of…

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QR code safety system launched in Delhi for women travelers

QR code safety - Rickshaw in India

The Delhi Police launched a new safety program that will work out of the Himmat Plus app. The QR code safety system has been designed to help improve the safety of women traveling in auto-rickshaws and non-app taxis. The system will not only provide the driver’s details to passengers, but also allow passengers to send emergency alerts to police in case there is trouble. The Himmat App was always been about women’s safety. The Himmat app, which supports the new QR code safety program, was first launched back in January…

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Safety mobile app made available to schools across Arkansas

Safety mobile app - School lockers

Arkansas students will have access to a safety app for the 2019-20 school year. Classes began for most of Arkansas’ elementary and secondary students last Tuesday and for the 2019-20 school year, a safety mobile app will be a large part of helping to keep these students safe and quickly connecting them to emergency services should they be needed. The app provides students with an online “panic button.” Keeping students safe is a major role of Doug Bradberry’s job. Bradberry is the school safety coordinator with the Arkansas Division of…

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Google Maps Live View rolls out on Android and iOS

Google Maps Live View

Google Maps augmented reality walking directions is available on more phones. Google Maps Live View, an augmented reality (AR) walking directions feature, has recently been made available to a much broader range of Android phones as well as the iPhone. The feature was first introduced earlier this year to Google’s Pixel phones. The AR walking directions show real-time navigation in the Google Maps app. The feature uses the phone’s camera to create the AR display. Users with a compatible phone simply need to hold up their smartphone device next to…

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