Apple Pay mobile payments now available at all New York City subway stations

Apple Pay Mobile Payments - New York Subway

NYC has completed its One Metro New York (OMNY) digital transaction system. New York City public transit users can now use Apple Pay mobile payments at all subway stations as well as in all buses as the system completed its rollout of the new One Metro New York (OMNY) feature. The feature allows people to use their smartphones or even their Apple Watch to pay their fare. The addition of Apple Pay mobile payments and other digital transactions provide riders with more ways to ensure they can quickly and easily…

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iZettle rolls out POS QR codes for British merchants

POS QR Codes - payment via QR code

The PayPal-owned business introduced the mobile payments options in the United Kingdom. PayPal has launched new POS QR codes for mobile payments through the iZettle app. The idea is to make it easier to achieve contactless, secure transactions in the United Kingdom in the midst of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new quick response code-based point of sale option provides small businesses with new options. “Small businesses need access to commerce tools that help them sell securely and meet their customers wherever they are — in-store, online and…

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Greenville uses QR code donations to support the homeless

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Panhandling downtown in the South Carolina city is discouraged but helping the homeless is not. Downtown Greenville, South Carolina has seen an influx of homeless people and is offering locals the chance to use QR code donations to give the less financially fortunate a hand. The QR barcodes make it possible to give support without encouraging panhandling. QR code donations help the city to avoid panhandling without requiring its residents to have to turn down help to their neighbors without a fixed address. These barcodes can be scanned with a…

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Salvation Army QR codes make digital donations possible for contact-free support

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The Mankato, Minnesota branch of the charity isn’t relying on cash for its red kettle drive this year. Red donation kettles are synonymous with the holiday season, but Mankato Salvation Army QR codes in Minnesota mean those in the spirit to give won’t need to have cash in their hands. Every red kettle in the city will be equipped with QR barcodes for Apple Pay and Google Pay donations. Since this year consumers are particularly careful about contact-free experiences, even fewer than normal are paying by cash. This means that…

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CVS to use pharmacy QR code to accept PayPal and Venmo payments

Pharmacy QR code - CVS Pharmacy

Customers can now use a touch-free digital checkout process at 8,200 of the store’s locations. CVS Pharmacy, CVS Health’s retail division, announced that customers can use pharmacy QR code payments to check out touch-free using PayPal or Venmo. The barcodes are available to be used at 8,200 of the retailer’s standalone locations across the country. These pharmacy QR code payments make it possible for customers to shop in-store and pay for their items without having to sign a receipt or come in contact with a keypad. This allows them to…

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