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What Is The Future Of QR Codes? | Articles | Digital

For something that is commonplace in modern (urban) existence, it is remarkable how infrequently QR codes are used. Most technologically-aware people …

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Book of Xi's new year speeches published - Xinhua

BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A book of new year speeches made by Chinese President Xi Jinping from 2014 to 2018 has been published by the People's …

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Chinese doctor under investigation after asking patient for more money during operation

A surgeon in northeastern China accused of asking a patient to pay for an add-on procedure while she was undergoing an operation is being …

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China institutes QR code regulations following multi-million dollar scams

QR codes are just about everywhere in China. They're used throughout social media, to make purchases and even to unlock bicycles across the country. …

China

Home stretch: Hong Kong hospital physios get elderly knee patients exercising correctly with help of barcodes

With the help of a few barcodes, elderly patients in Hong Kong who had their worn-out knee joints replaced at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern …

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China begins regulating QR code payments

A cap on individual payments is meant to cut out fraud<p>In an attempt to cut down on fraud, China’s central bank has announced plans to begin regulating payments by QR codes, barcodes, and other scannable codes. The regulations will initially cap payments by traditional QR codes to 500 yuan, or about …

Banking

How do QR codes differ from barcodes?

These pixelated squares can hold more data than the zebra-striped pattern of a classic bar code.<p>Barcodes come in all shapes and sizes. The first …

Barcodes

QR codes to aid barrier door operation on train platforms in Japan

TOKYO (YOMIURI SHIMBUN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - In a world-first, QR codes are being used in the operation of platform safety barriers at train stations …

Japan

China is tracking kitchen knives with QR codes in locked-down Xinjiang

In China’s tightly controlled Xinjiang region, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur ethnic group, commonplace purchases from knives to gasoline are strictly controlled with ID checks amid a growing high-tech surveillance push, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports this week.<p>A knife shop owner in the …

China

Scan or scam: Why you should think before you use a QR code

SINGAPORE: A series of black-and-white squares has been popping up everywhere in Singapore - on advertising materials, rental bikes and even at …

Security

Cracking Quick Response Codes With iOS 11

<b>Q.</b> <i>Do I still need a separate app to scan bar codes and QR codes with my iPhone?</i><p><b>A</b>. Quick Response (QR) codes — those black-and-white square images often found on packaging — have been around for years and serve as shortcuts to websites with more information about the item. Some museums have used QR …

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Under Armour Is Delivering Curry 4s Throughout San Francisco Via Drones

Sneakerheads had a unique challenge on their hands in order to get some exclusive autographed Curry 4 shoes this weekend in San Francisco. Under Armour treated Golden State Warriors fans with a few pairs of autographed Curry 4s delivered by drones.<p>An interactive map had hidden drop sites where …

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How to Scan a QR Code Using the Camera on the iPhone or the iPad

In iOS 11, the native camera app includes functionality that allows you to scan QR codes and access QR code content like URLs without having to download a third-party app.<p>Here's how to scan a QR code when you run into one:<p>Open the Camera app on the iPhone or iPad.<br>• Make sure you have adequate …

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8 uses of QR codes for a measurable marketing campaign

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Here's why you need to be careful with QR codes when transferring bitcoin

Photo: Getty I*mages<p>Here is a story that makes me want to vomit.<p>I recently experimented with buying Bitcoin, and bought a relatively small amount. …

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Shanghai metro to introduce QR code payment by early 2018

QR code payment will be available across the whole subway network in Shanghai by early 2018, according to a report from thepaper.cn.<p>Shanghai began to …

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If You're Transferring Bitcoin, Be Careful With QR Codes

Image: iStock<p>Here is a story that makes me want to vomit.<p>I recently experimented with buying Bitcoin, and bought a relatively small amount. Not a …

Bitcoin

2018: The year of QR Codes (at last)?

The black squiggles are coming.

Chinese court uses QR codes to collect fines from people dodging payment

A court in eastern China has begun using QR codes to collect fines and outstanding dues from people unwilling to pay up, and a government video …

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3D-printed toilet, QR codes for tissue...China's public toilets go hi-tech - Xinhua

NANJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- A 3D-printed public toilet block, covering an area of 200 square meters, is drawing attention in Suzhou, east China's …

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3D-printed toilet, QR codes for tissue...China's public toilets go hi-tech

A 3D-printed public toilet block, covering an area of 200 square meters, is drawing attention in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province.<p>Located in Sun …

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UConn gets patent for security improvements to QR code technology

UConn and engineering professor Bahram Javidi say they have been issued a patent for a system that helps prevent the counterfeiting of QR codes.<p>QR …

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Dining goes digital for street food vendors

23 Nov 2017 at 14:01<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>An advertisement board displaying a QR code is seen as a vendor waits for customers at a …

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The ‘hidden’ iPhone update that changes the rules for marketers

Ryan Holmes:<p>Depending on your perspective, Apple’s decision to include a native “QR code” reader in iOS 11 was either a stroke of brilliance … or …

iOS

Pinterest Revives QR Codes, Linking IRL Products To Digital Boards

Pinterest has taken the next steps in their visual discovery efforts with its own version of QR codes for retailers and brands.Announced via a blog …

Social Media Marketing

Pinterest reinvents QR codes with its own Pincodes

Pinterest has reinvented the QR code, in a manner of speaking, with the launch of its own Pincodes. These Pincodes are colorful, circular codes …

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How to Scan a QR Code with Camera on iPhone in iOS 11

Before iOS 11, you needed a third-party app to be able to scan QR codes on iPhone. No longer! You can finally use the stock Camera app on iPhone to scan QR codes, and it’s pretty easy to do so. QR codes usually appear as encoded black and white squares that when scanned present more information on …

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Pinterest rolls out its own version of QR codes

If you are walking around a retailer, you might have seen a sign or something along those lines posted to check out its Pinterest account for additional content or products – but there was not really a seamless way to get to that account without a lot of tapping around.<p>Taking a cue from some of the …

Startups

ScanTrust raises $4.2 million for QR codes in supply chains

ScanTrust wants to add a layer of security to business supply chains by providing real-time data through a unique QR code. The Lausanne, Switzerland-based startup announced today that it has raised $4.2 million in a round led by Credit Suisse’s SVC. Innogy Ventures, Castor Ventures, ID Capital, and …

Business

Pinterest Just Introduced Its Take on QR Codes

Pinterest Tuesday announced the debut of Pincodes, which are basically QR codes, Pinterest-style.<p>Creative program lead <b>Nancy Jeng</b> said in a blog post …

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