New Facebook Pay QR codes make it easier for users to send money

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The quick response codes have been introduced to simplify person-to-person payments. Facebook Pay QR codes are now rolling out to add a new way for users to be able to send money person-to-person. The quick response codes can be scanned by friends or family members to instantly transfer money from one person’s account to another. The social network’s mobile payment service was first launched back in 2019. The idea behind the Facebook Pay QR codes is to expand on the current convenience of the service and make it easier for…

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Disney MagicMobile launches for MagicBand function on Apple Watch and iPhone

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The entertainment giant has announced the digital pass and wallet support for Apple devices. MagicBand support is now available through Disney MagicMobile on iPhone and the Apple Watch for theme park guests using those devices. The technology can be used by guests to Disney World and who use compatible Apple devices. The Disney MagicMobile service uses the Wallet app in Apple Watch and iPhones, allowing them to function like the brand’s MagicBands. The MagicBand is a colorful plastic wristband with tech components, allowing Walt Disney World guests to use it…

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Microsoft lands US Army $21.9B contract for Integrated Visual Augmented Systems

Integrated Visual Augmented Systems - US Army

The tech giant has scored yet another sizeable government contract, now for wearable AR devices. Microsoft has landed another large government contract, now in the form of producing its Integrated Visual Augmented Systems (IVAS) based on its HoloLens 2 AR device. The Army awarded the technology giant the wearable augmented reality device contract last week. The purpose of the Integrated Visual Augmented Systems devices is to assist soldiers to “fight, rehearse and train using a single platform,” said a statement released by the US Army. The contract is for five…

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An Ultimate Guide on Creating a Peer to Peer Payment App

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Recent research by analysts showed that there were 82.5 million users of Peer-to-Peer payments in the US in 2018. To make this figure seem even more huge, let’s say that this is almost a third of the US population that uses mobile devices. And in 2022, the number of users of P2P payments should grow to 52%. This rapidly growing popularity is causing many entrepreneurs to consider building their own P2P payment applications. In this article, we will show you how to create your own P2P payment application complying with…

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Disney pilots Magic Kingdom facial recognition technology

Magic Kingdom Facial Recognition - Magic Kingdom - Cinderella's Castle

The Florida theme park is testing out a new type of digital admission system for a limited time. Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is starting a limited time pilot program testing a Magic Kingdom facial recognition admission system. The system is in place at the usual entry points to the park but re-entries are encouraged at the same lanes. “If you return to Magic Kingdom park during our limited-time test, consider entering using the same designated entry points. Re-entering through the same lanes helps us better understand how the…

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