Barclays launches new services for Pingit app that include QR codes

QR codes in mobile commerce

Pingit app updated with new service and support for QR codes and charities Barclays, one of the largest financial institutions in the United Kingdom, has announced that its mobile payments application, Pingit, can now be used to support charities. The application has been updated with a new “donate with Gift Aid” feature that will allow consumers to contribute money through Gift Aid in a convenient fashion. Gift Aid is a tax incentive from the United Kingdom government that allows charities to receive additional financial aid for every donation they receive…

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QR codes launched by Komercni Banka for easy mobile payments

Mobile Payments adoption by women

The bank in the Czech Rebpublic is the first to support this type of service and full Windows 8 compatibility. Komercni Banka (Komerční banka) has announced the launch of QR codes that can be used by customers to make mobile payments, which represents a first within the Eastern European country. This is also the first time that this type of service has full compatibility with Windows 8 mobile devices. A number of the QR codes have been launched by the bank in order to provide customers with new options for…

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