QR codes

Barcode-driven product tracking leads the way in enabling seafood traceability

Beep. Beep. That ubiquitous sound, heard six billion times a day at the checkout counters in grocery stores and shops around the world, could be …

Mobile Tagging

How to Scan a QR Code Using Your iOS 11 Device’s Camera App

QR Codes are those squares full of pixelated block patterns that you see in ads and other postings that are used to send users to websites, download …

iOS

Alibaba, JD tackle China’s fake goods problem with blockchain

Chinese ecommerce companies are tracking products from steak to liquor with blockchain technology. Photo credit: Benjamin Faust / Unsplash.China has …

Bitcoin

Iphone iOS 11 QR code scanner provides 'backdoor' exploitable by criminals

Apple's new operating system for iPhones and iPads contains a Quick Response (QR)-scanning based 'backdoor' that could be used by cyber-criminals.

Mobile Tagging

75 Shopkeepers Clock Over Rs. 1 Cr Each in Sales During ‘Mera Cashback Sale’ on Paytm Mall

The company’s QR Codes have also supported the partner retailers in managing the ongoing festive rush by driving seamless discovery and payments for …

India

What social media users in China want from WeChat content

Users on Chinese social media platform WeChat are showing a reduced propensity for opening posts and a preference towards other types of content such …

Digital Marketing

Ecobank introduces QR code mobile payment service

Ecobank mVisa enables customers to send money to any Visa cardholder worldwide. Pan-African bank Eco...

Banking

QR code transactions grew by 400 percent this year, says MobiKwik

For more Mobile Commerce news related articles.The quick response code usage growth rate is credited to the ease of barcode deployment and …

Banking

3 Ways to Act Now That Apple Made QR Codes Cool Again

Apple's new iOS 11 made QR codes native to the camera app without the need to get another app. Here is what you should do to capitalize on this feature.<p>Many technologies follow the Gartner Hype Cycle. The expectations from the new technology increase until they reach their highest at the "Peak of …

Mobile Tagging

Can Blockchain Technology Stop Whisky Counterfeiting?

Unless you’re either a) working in or around the industry or b) a passionate fan, I’ll bet counterfeit whisky is not an issue you’ve paid much attention to – assuming you’ve even heard about it.<p>Guess what? It’s becoming a serious problem with potentially deadly implications. An enormous fake whisky …

Bitcoin

Going cashless at hawker centres: Challenges and opportunities

Despite the push for QR code payment at hawker centres, stall holders and consumers seem hesitant to make the switch. What are the barriers, and how …

Banking

Get the Most Out of iOS 11 With These Cool Camera Tricks

So you've downloaded iOS 11. Good! You're probably enjoying the new sound of Siri's voice, the customizable Control Center, and all the new augmented …

iOS

Apple Just Made QR Codes A Must Have For Your Strategy

Quick Response (QR) codes might just have gotten a jolt in the arm thanks to the Apple announcement. If history repeats itself and the same iOS instal rates are observed, upwards of 50% of the 1 billion iOS devices will very soon have gotten a stealth upgrade. Apple just gave everyone an <i>active</i> QR …

Entrepreneurship

Android Messages v2.5 removes the FAB for new conversations, prepares to launch video calls, read QR codes, and exchange money [APK Teardown]

Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 Going FAB-less<p>2 Teardown<p>2.1 Sending and receiving money<br>• 2.2 Video calls<br>• 2.3 QR Codes<br>• 2.4 Tips for iMessage refugees<p>3 …

Google

How to Turn Your Instagram Profile into a QR Code

We live in world and a social web that is a whirlpool of innovation and creativity.<p>Every day via the blogs I read, the tweets that I glimpse and the …

Social Commerce

Visual Codes Generates QR Codes for iOS 11’s New Camera Features

With the move to iOS 11, we’ve seen flashy releases centered around augmented reality, drag and drop, and depth mapping, showcasing what the headlining features of the new OS look like in practice. But an under-the-radar feature, QR code support in the Camera app, is shaping up to have a promising …

iOS

‘Bumblebee’ producers apologize for painting over Vallejo mural

Representatives from Paramount Pictures stated Monday that a breakdown in communication is the cause for a well-known downtown Vallejo mural being …

Paramount Pictures

This giant QR code needs regular pruning to keep it scannable

Promoting your local area to attract tourists from across the country is clearly a tricky proposition for some Chinese cities, with one turning to …

Mobile Tagging

​Kakao Pay adds offline QR code wire transfers

Kakao Pay customers can use their given QR codes to wire transfer using QR readers in offline settings.<p>Kakao Pay has added QR codes to their money …

Mobile Tagging

QR code made out of 130,000 carefully trimmed trees needs to be scanned from the sky

People in China are really, really into QR codes.<p>A village in northern China has created a giant QR code made of intricately trimmed trees, in an …

Technology

How to download iOS 11, Apple's big new iPhone update

Apple's new software update for iPhones and iPads is here.<p>The update, iOS 11, is currently available in your iOS device's settings menu.<p>Apple announced the update back in June, and beta testers have been putting it through its paces since then.<p>It's a pretty big update, especially for iPads. iPads …

iOS

New music service offers free downloads with legal marijuana

By | Published on Monday 18 September 2017<p>A new service called Hi-Tunes has launched, bringing together marijuana and music downloads through the …

Mobile Tagging

China vs US: Who is copying whom?

China is gradually shedding its reputation as the world’s technology copycat. It still spawns lookalikes, whether they be GoPro-style action cameras …

Mobile Tagging

Shopify Introduces Shopcodes, QR Codes Connected Directly to eCommerce Items

The easier you make the checkout process for customers when they shop online, the more they are likely to buy from you — or so the people at Shopify …

eCommerce

After a Long Wait, Monero Light (and Hardware) Wallets are Arriving

<b>The lack of options when it comes to wallets may be offputting for newcomers to monero (XMR), but this is about to change, with light wallets</b> …

Bitcoin

Chinese maze: Village makes giant tech code from trees

<b>At first glance, it could be the courtly maze of an English country manor - albeit with some rather large gaps.</b><p>But a tech-savvy eye will instantly see the green design for what it is - a massive QR code.<p>These high-tech barcodes are hugely popular in China as a way to make cashless payments on a …

China

Tech Trends Affecting How People Travel in 2017

Online travel agents help you book your transportation and accommodation. Travel websites and apps help you create customized itineraries. GPS apps …

Technology

Creating Mobile Worksheets with QR Codes

Tools<p>Creating Mobile Worksheets with QR Codes<p>Nik Peachey<p>Share on Facebook<p>Share on LinkedIn<p>Share on Twitter<p>Comment<p>Nik Peachey continues his digital …

Mobile

Shopify wants to spur a QR code comeback

The $11 billion Canadian commerce company announced this week the launch of Shopcodes.<p><i>Shopify thinks Apple made QR codes relevant again</i><p>Shopify is …

eCommerce

China challenge for the iPhone X: Ending Apple's long sales slide

Apple Inc. (AAPL) needs the new iPhone X to be a hit in China, where its sales have been slumping for years -- which means it needs more Shirley Wangs.<p>The 29-year-old hospital administrator says she won't be dissuaded by the base price of 8,388 yuan, or nearly $1,300, about $300 more than the phone …

Business