Will US follow EU in allowing 5G calls from mobile devices on planes?

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The European Commission has voted to permit voice calling from phones on commercial flights. Travelers in Europe will soon be able to use 5G enabled mobile devices to make voice calls on commercial flights without being instructed by a flight attendant to place it into Airplane Mode. The European Commission recently ruled to permit 5G voice calling and high-speed internet connectivity on airplanes in 2023. The decision is being applauded as an important opportunity for businesses operating out of Europe. “The sky is no longer a limit when it comes…

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NY Governor launches QR code verification tool for pot products

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Licensed retailers of cannabis products in New York will have a way to prove their offerings are legit. New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) has unveiled a new business and product QR code verification tool for cannabis businesses, with plans for quick response barcodes to be posted on licensed retailers. The new tool was launched last week along with a promise for an upcoming authorized product symbol. The QR code verification tool was announced just as New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) held his own press conference to share…

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Investing in Crypto is Simple and Quick Thanks to Binance Bots

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Investing in crypto is simple and quick thanks to Binance trading bots. The bots are easy to set up and use. They allow you to copy strategies from experienced traders. They also allow you to set a stop loss and take profit in one trade.  There are various types of Binance bot. Each bot is different from the other. These bots are based on different types of algorithm. Some are based on cold hard data. They use algorithms that analyze price volatility and determine returns. They do not have emotions…

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65 percent of consumers in the UAE feel mobile commerce enhances overall shopping

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The majority of consumers in the country have their smartphones ready to use as they shop. New research has revealed that 65 percent of UAE consumers feel that mobile commerce boosts the entire shopping experience, regardless of whether it is happening online or in person. This, according to the 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index report. The report found that people in the United Arab Emirates regularly use their phones to shop. The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index report was created in a collaboration between PYMNTS and Cybersource. The data was…

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Romania has highest mobile payments use of all Central and Eastern European Countries

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A recent Visa regional study found that Romanians have the greatest preference to use their phones to pay. Visa recently conducted a regional study on preferred transaction methods and found that Romania had the highest preference for using mobile payments among all eight Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. The adoption rate for the country was the highest, with about 7 of 10 people using this method. The regional study showed that among CEE countries, Romania had the highest mobile payments adoption rate. Seven in 10 people in the country…

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