Will DOOM QR codes draw player ire with forced microtransactions

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An enthusiast has added the barcodes to the game to direct payment UI when an item is picked up Software and hardware enthusiast Guy Dupont has added QR codes-based microtransactions to his DOOM mod, requiring players to scan and pay a tiny fee every time they pick up an item in the game. DOOM is a game first launched as shareware back in 1993 When the title first launched, the first nine levels were available for free, and anyone who wanted to continue on their adventures needed to pay for…

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Japan and ASEAN plan QR code mobile payments integration

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Japan intend to unify their systems next year Beginning next year, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan intend to combine their QR code mobile payment systems to streamline transactions and skip currency exchange requirements. This strategy will be particularly beneficial to tourists moving throughout the region. This strategy was announced by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan (METI), and the Vietnam News Agency (VNA). Its purpose is to make spending a smoother experience throughout the regions. METI…

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QR codes can now be used for faster land checkpoint clearance in Singapore

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The goal is to use the quick response barcodes to make immigration clearance more convenient. Starting yesterday, travelers heading through Singapore’s checkpoints in Woodlands and Tuas are able to use QR codes instead of their passports in order to make their way through more quickly and conveniently. The idea is to simply scan the barcode to speed up immigration clearance All people need to do is have a single QR code scanned – one that is generated ahead of arriving at the checkpoint – to gain clearance for everyone traveling…

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QR codes in Sri Lanka add traceability to clothing brands

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The South Asian nation is working on making the barcodes a regular part of the apparel industry. Clothing companies in Sri Lanka have been adding traceability QR codes to their products as a part of an effort to comply with new legal changes that are expected to be rolled out throughout the fashion industry in years to come. Transparency and traceability are critical Manufacturers throughout Sri Lanka are teaming up with Global Language of Business (GS1), the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to place…

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