Bitso cryptocurrency QR code payments launch in Argentina

QR Code Payments - Cryptocurrencies

The new transaction system in the country immediately opens the option to one million customers. Bitso has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency enabled QR code payments system in Argentina, which is a strategy that will immediately impact over one million customers in the country. The system is already used by over one million Argentinians on a daily basis. The QR code payments feature is meant to make cryptocurrency faster and easier to use within the country. Users who decide to make a purchase using cryptocurrency, then the Bitso app…

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QR codes in bookstore campaign link to open copies of banned books

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The new Oklahoma location is using the barcodes to help challenge the bans in the state. A bookstore in Oklahoma has started using merchandise with QR codes printed on it as a way to challenge a state book ban with which it does not agree. When the barcodes printed on the merchandise are scanned, they link to a list of banned books. Scanning the QR codes on the free merchandise provides the scanner with access to open copies of books that have been banned by the state. The owner of…

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Quick response codes central to green initiative by Punjab Agricultural University

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PAU is adding the barcodes to trees to provide scanners with instant educational information. The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) in India has announced that it is launching a new program that will use quick response codes on trees to offer people instant information include the age of the tree and the benefits it provides. This use of the barcodes is a component of the PAU’s broader Green and Clean Campus initiative. Beyond the quick response codes, the Green and Clean Campus initiative will also restore the rock garden on the…

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FBI reminds consumers to take care when scanning QR codes

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has cautioned device users about common criminal tactics. The FBI has issued a warning to device users, cautioning that cybercriminals can tamper with QR codes in order to swipe a scanner’s information. They aren’t telling consumers not to use the barcodes but are instead recommending that people take care. QR codes have become extremely commonplace since the start of the pandemic. Businesses of all forms put them into use to help ensure that information that once would have been provided on printed materials would be…

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She-Hulk series QR codes have fans scanning for Easter Eggs

QR codes - She-Hulk Episode 1 HIDDEN QR CODE & Easter Eggs - The Playground Buzz - YouTube

The Marvel show has included hidden barcodes viewers can spot and scan with their phones. QR codes aren’t anything new to Disney+ Marvel, which loves to tuck the little scannable Easter Eggs into their episodes so fans can discover and decipher them. The new She-Hulk: Attorney at Law series has tucked a number of them into its episodes as well. The QR codes in the new She-Hulk series are primarily designed to provide scanners with previews of comic books the subscription service Marvel Unlimited has to offer. For instance, in…

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