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Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thousands of merchants are expected to adopt the new quick response code based mobile payment service. The Liquid Pay QR code is now targeting Singapore retail locations. The company predicts that 25,000 of those companies will be participating in this mobile payments method. These merchants will be on board within the next 12 months, says the firm. Liquid Pay allows purchase transactions to be completed through the use of QR code scans. The Liquid … Read entire article »

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Chase Pay QR code launch: lots of noise with limited availability

Chase Pay QR code launch: lots of noise with limited availability

This mobile payments app currently works at only two store chains: Starbucks and Best Buy. When the Chase Pay QR code based mobile payments were launched, many consumers felt they could use them as an alternative to credit cards. However, shoppers are now discovering that the mobile wallet can be used at only very limited locations so far. Starbucks and Best Buy are the only merchants that currently accept these mobile transactions. The Chase Pay QR code based … Read entire article »

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QR code scam places hundreds of parking tickets on cars in China

QR code scam places hundreds of parking tickets on cars in China

Fraudulent parking tickets with quick response codes were placed on vehicles in northern China. A QR code scam has unfolded in the Hebei Province in Northern China in the city of Shijiazhuang. More than one hundred drivers had received fake parking tickets with quick response codes printed on them. Drivers returning to their vehicles found legitimate looking parking tickets on their windshields. The tickets involved in this QR code scam were well designed. They were not simply photocopies … Read entire article »

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Twitter QR codes launched for following and sharing

Twitter QR codes launched for following and sharing

The social media platform has introduced quick response codes not entirely unlike Snapchat. Twitter QR codes have now been launched for the purpose of making it easier for people to follow accounts and share their own. Every Twitter user has his or her own unique quick response code. When that barcode is scanned, the mobile device user is automatically directed to the applicable account. A user can find his or her QR code within the Twitter app … Read entire article »

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MasterCard QR code payment to launch with RBL Bank

MasterCard QR code payment to launch with RBL Bank

Ratnakar Bank has joined up with the credit card giant to offer mobile payments via quick response codes. RBL Bank has become the first in India to integrate the MasterCard QR code into its mobile payment service. This has brought the quick response codes into the OnGo mobile wallet. OnGo is the RBL Bank mobile platform which is jointly powered with India Transact. This according to a statement from MasterCard. The goal is to launch a new … Read entire article »

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mVisa QR codes to make mobile payments easier in India

mVisa QR codes to make mobile payments easier in India

The Micromax smartphone maker will be offering this solution by way of its Udio mobile app. Micromax, a smartphone manufacturer, will offer its customers mVisa QR codes for mobile payments. This feature will be available throughout India by way of the Udio mobile app. It has been made possible in a joint project between Visa and TranServ a payment solution provider. All Micromax smartphone owners will be able to use this service through the Udio app. By using … Read entire article »

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Kids safety technology with QR codes eases parents

Kids safety technology with QR codes eases parents

A startup in British Columbia, Canada is helping concerned parents to track their children. BusWays, a kids safety technology startup, has announced a service using QR codes to let parents ensure their kids are where they should be. This system is also meant to help schools to track school buses and to better identify children getting on and off those buses. The co-founders of the system have created it in order to help parents to overcome concerns … Read entire article »

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Chase Pay QR codes has won over Walmart when Apple Pay didn’t

Chase Pay QR codes has won over Walmart when Apple Pay didn’t

The bank has announced that it will be launching its mobile payments in the U.S. retail stores next year. Chase Pay QR codes will be among the mobile payments options available at Walmart locations in the U.S. next year. This mobile wallet will be worked into Wamart’s own app. Customers will be able to use it to make in-store purchases with Chase Visa and debit cards. Instead of relying on NFC technology, this mobile wallet uses QR … Read entire article »

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QR code use may improve Edinburgh garbage collection

QR code use may improve Edinburgh garbage collection

The Scottish capital’s city council is considering quick response codes to help overcome issues in the system. The City of Edinburgh council has announced that it is considering QR code use among many strategies to improve its waste collection services. The council’s transport and environment committee made the announcement in response to complaints from residents. These residents have found issues with the delivery of their waste collection services. At the start of November, the council agreed to … Read entire article »

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QR Code Rangoli: Diwali festival goes digital in 2016

QR Code Rangoli: Diwali festival goes digital in 2016

Diwali or the festival of lights is a popular Indian festival celebrated by the Hindu, Sikh, and Jain communities across the world. Spiritually, it symbolizes the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. Homes, offices and streets are decorated with colorful flowers, lights, and lamps. An important aspect of the celebration is Rangoli – a traditional floor art created using colored rice flour, sand, or flower petals. QR Code Rangoli by Scanova Scanova, an India-based company … Read entire article »

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