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Tata Power QR Code Bill Payment: Now Pay Electricity Bills With Just a Scan

Indian Government’s move to demonetize old 500 and 1,000 currency notes, brought about a QR Code payment revolution in the country. From street hawkers to public transportation, everyone used QR Codes to accept payments via e-wallets such as Paytm and Mobikwik. Though things have fallen back in place and cash is now freely available, many […]

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Asia

Hong Kong Tourism Board QR Codes: Colorful QR Codes Serve as Guides

China never ceases to amaze with its usage of QR Codes. Still not aware of China’s love for QR Codes? Read our article on China’s fascination with QR Codes here. Now the latest to join the list is the Hong Kong. Hong Kong Tourism Board QR Codes The Hong Kong Tourism Board is using QR […]

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National Servicemen QR Codes: Helps Servicemen in Singapore Find Jobs

You know what QR Codes are and how they’re used in recruitment. The Enhanced Career and Education Fair (ECEF) held in Singapore allotted each full-time national servicemen (NSFs) a unique QR Code. The QR Code encoded the details of servicemen’s educational qualifications and a list of their skill sets. The aim of the fair was […]

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Americas

Venmo App: Add Friends and Make Payments with QR Codes

If you are someone who uses Paypal’s peer-to-peer transaction app, Venmo, I’m sure you know how difficult it is to add contacts to the app. To add a friend, users have to search their friends on the app using a phone number, a name, or a username. This is difficult especially in cases of common […]

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Americas

Google Contacts App Makes Adding Contacts Easy Using QR Codes

The year 2017 belongs to QR Codes. This year saw major QR Code related announcements from Apple, Pinterest, Venmo, and Firefox. Google Contacts App The latest announcement comes from Google. The company recently launched Google Contacts App for all Android devices. Besides showing contact a list of ways to contact a person (SMS, call, video […]

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Asia

GaGa Rewards App—Malaysia’s Loyalty App that Uses QR Codes

Popularity of QR Codes in China is common knowledge. The country is literally painted with QR Codes. From schools to retailers, everyone is using QR Codes in China. One start-up that’s taken the success of QR Codes in China as an inspiration is the GaGa Rewards App. GaGa Rewards The company has partnered with retailers […]

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Asia

GoPay: Philippines Adopts Cashless Payment System Using QR Codes

QR Codes a more secure and hassle free mode of payment. With cash, there is always an issue of change which mostly, is never handy. Debit/credit card payments on the other hand run the risk of Phishing. Also read: QR Code Payments: Everything you need to know Besides offering a quicker, safer, and more convenient […]

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Americas

Ready Player One Movie Trailer Features a Secret QR Code

If you are an avid gamer, I’m sure you’ve at least heard of, if not read Ernest Cline’s 2011 sci-fi novel, Ready Player One. The book is about a teenager’s quest to a fortune based in a future world, where virtual reality games are a means of taking a break from the fast crumbling real […]

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Asia

Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme to Curb Fraud in Maharashtra

Globally each year, hundreds of property fraud cases are reported. Properties are sold without the knowledge of the owners. In most cases, the buyers too are unaware of the fraud. How can people make sure that their deal and papers are genuine? The state government of Maharastra, India has the solution—Digital India Land Records Modernization […]

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Firefox 8.0 Now Comes With an Inbuilt QR Code Scanner

I wouldn’t be exaggerating when I say, inbuilt QR Code scanners are now a fad. Mobile phones, apps, and web browsers—all now boast of an inbuilt QR Code scanning feature. Not too long ago, web browsers Google Chrome, Samsung Internet, UC Browser, Opera Mini, and Bing added an inbuilt QR Code scanning feature. The latest […]