Special QR code displayed on David ‘Bomber’ Pearce statue in Newport, Wales

Special QR Code - David 'Bomber' Pearce Statue - Laury Dizengremel YouTube

The quick response code will help smartphone users to discover the athlete’s story. A new special QR code has been added to several places at the David “Bomber” Pearce statue. The bronze statue is of “Newport’s Rocky”, one of the greatest athletes from the Welsh city. The barcodes were added to the statue which was first unveiled in 2018 to honor the late boxer. The athlete’s nephew Luke Pearce unveiled the special QR code. It can be scanned using a smartphone to gain access to additional information. The quick response…

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Green QR code checks needed to enter Shanghai Disney Resort

QR Code checks - Shanghai Disney Metro Station

Though the park in the Chinese city has been closed some of its properties opened March 9. Certain Shanghai Disney Resort properties are operating to a limited extent and now require green QR code checks for anyone to step foot inside. Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, Disneytown, and Wishing Star Park have boosted safety protocols. Shanghai Disneyland shut down entirely throughout the main COVID-19 outbreak in late January. However, on March 9, Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, Disneytown, and Wishing Star Park resumed operation on a limited basis. That said, those locations implemented strict…

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Scam Bitcoin QR code generators stole $45k from unsuspecting users last month

Bitcoin QR code generators - Bitcoin and quick response code

In March a total of 7 BTC were swiped from people through fraudulent barcode scans. A total of 7 BTC – the equivalent to about $45,000 – was stolen from unsuspecting people who scanned barcodes from fake bitcoin QR code generators, said one security researcher. Nine fake websites have been identified by the researcher as scam BTC-to-barcode generators. Those websites claim to provide their users with a quick and convenient method for generating barcodes. Bitcoin QR code generators make it simple for people to accept cryptocurrency transactions using a barcode…

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Moscow implements QR code system to enforce coronavirus quarantine

QR code system - quick response code to scan for leaving

Residents of the Russian capital will need to obtain quick response codes each time they leave their homes. Authorities in Moscow have developed a new QR code system for city residents to use whenever they want to leave their homes. The quick response codes will be important for whenever a resident wants to step outside the house. This isn’t just a matter of heading into public spaces. The QR code system is meant for any time an individual wants to leave a home. This includes reasons as basic as going…

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Tencent launches QR code student tracking in China

QR code student tracking - students in classroom

The Chinese technology giant is using quick response codes to monitor health as schools reopen. Tencent has announced that it is rolling out the use of QR code student tracking as schools reopen in many parts of China. The country’s schools from kindergarten through university shut down during the outbreak. The provinces have announced their intention to stagger their start dates. While those in the youngest grades are typically heading back to the classroom first, older students follow several days later. China shut down its schools at its New Year…

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