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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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GMO QR codes bill passed in the Senate

GMO QR codes bill passed in the Senate

A vote has now passed to give the Senate’s approval for requiring genetically modified ingredients to be labeled. The U.S. Senate just voted to approve a bill that would require GMO QR codes and other labeling. These new labels would identify products that contain genetically modified organisms among their ingredients. The bill is now headed to the House of Representatives. The House is expected to pass the quick response codes and labeling bill for GMO foods as … Read entire article »

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QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

The feature now offers a range of additional and fascinating improvements from Google. Google has added QR code scanning and a batch of new options to its Now on Tap feature. Users can translate text on any screen simply by tapping a button. This includes translating apps on a screen. The feature also provides additional facts about interests and includes an enhanced search-by-image. According to Google, the updates to Now on Tap “surface useful content and create a … Read entire article »

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Are retail QR codes reducing transparency?

Are retail QR codes reducing transparency?

A new Senate bill has brought a number of unnerving questions to light regarding quick response codes. A new Senate bill has been looking into manufacturer and retail QR codes and the way they’re used. The bill will help to determine how specific or vague information can be when a barcode is present. Many have expressed concerns that quick response codes could be used to shrink transparency, not boost it. The Senate bill has raised a number of … Read entire article »

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Resident Evil 7 QR code may offer more clues

Resident Evil 7 QR code may offer more clues

A quick response code found in a mirror is among the latest hidden clues popping up in the game demo. A Resident Evil 7 QR code has become one of the very latest clues being released in the demo of the game. Many of the clues have been challenging to find, but gamers are loving them. They’ve become a worthwhile challenge. Other clues found within the game include hidden voices as well as reversible audio. The maker of … Read entire article »

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QR code transactions complete new Fintech Bank Bunq mobile payments

QR code transactions complete new Fintech Bank Bunq mobile payments

The bank’s new solution has integrated the quick response codes due to their security and versatility. The topic of QR code transactions generates a considerable amount of controversy in the mobile payments industry. Some experts debate that they are simple, affordable and available to most smartphone users. Others say they are inadequate and will never take off. Bitcoin has been using QR code transactions for quite a while and is seen as strong support for the barcodes. The … Read entire article »

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BMW tire QR codes are setting a new standard

BMW tire QR codes are setting a new standard

These unique quick response codes provide information about the full life cycle of those products. BMW has decided to take it upon itself to change the way tires are registered by branding each one with unique tire QR codes that will make it possible to trace that product throughout its individual life cycle. The new quick response codes were unveiled in Germany at the REIFEN Show by 4JET Technologies. The tire QR codes solution was created by 4JET … Read entire article »

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QR code scanner added to Bing Search app

QR code scanner added to Bing Search app

The quick response code reader and image search are some of the top new features of the application. The Bing Search app from Microsoft has just received a considerable update that has brought a number of new features to its offerings, which include a built-in QR code scanner as well as the opportunity to use image search. It’s important to note that the upgrade for this mobile application are currently available only in the U.S. While the go-to … Read entire article »

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Pokemon QR codes feature added to Sun and Moon

Pokemon QR codes feature added to Sun and Moon

A quick response code scanning function will make it possible to easily register additions to their Pokédexes. The capability for scanning Pokemon QR codes is on its way back among the new and returning features that are being brought to Pokémon Sun and Moon, which is the most recent of the Nintendo 3DS games within this franchise for monster catching. By completing a quick scan of a quick response code, Pokémon can be easily registered into a … Read entire article »

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Lottery ticket QR codes to be added to boost smartphone sales

Lottery ticket QR codes to be added to boost smartphone sales

All National Lottery tickets from the United Kingdom will soon have quick response codes printed on them. As Camelot aims to boost the momentum of its online sales, lottery ticket QR codes are being printed on all pink versions of these products in order to make it possible for players to be able to check to see whether or not they’ve won, simply by using their smartphones. The goal is to be able to boost the number … Read entire article »

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KitKat QR code launched by Google and Nestlé

KitKat QR code launched by Google and Nestlé

The two companies are working together to create packaging that will allow people to better enjoy their break time. Nestlé has now partnered up with Google in order to create a KitKat QR code on the packaging of the chocolate bar, which will make it easier for consumers to enjoy a few YouTube videos while they are taking their breaks. These quick response codes will be printed onto the chocolate bars outside the United States. When the KitKat … Read entire article »

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