Tag: QR Code

Chinese Beggars Flock to QR Codes to Collect Money

Everyone knows technology plays a big role in China. Especially in the financial sector, there are plenty of interesting technology-related developments to keep an eye on. The use of QR codes has increased exponentially over the past few years. Surprisingly, street beggars are now using this technology as a way to collect money.  QR Codes Serve Different Purposes Given the popularity of mobile and digital payment solutions, it’s not surprising to see QR …
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Austrian Bank To Introduce New ATMs Featuring NFC and QR Code Integration

Contactless payment technology, as well as QR codes, are slowly gaining traction within the financial sector–so much so that even Raiffeisen Bank in Austria is re-fitting their existing ATM network with 1,200 new devices, enabling both payment technologies. Consumers will be able to conduct advanced bill payments, as well as use QR codes and NFC technology for all kinds of operations. Raiffeisen Sees A Use For New ATM Technologies Most …
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Student Receives Over 2,000 Donations For Holding Up A Sign With His Venmo Username

Getting public attention has become somewhat of a trivial matter these days. With television, internet, and other platforms allowing people to express themselves, it is not hard to have one’s fifteen minutes of fame. One youngster put up a sign with his Venmo ID during an ESPN broadcast, resulting in several thousand people sending him money. The same once happened to a person holding up a Bitcoin QR code. Venmo …
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Major Belgian Retailers Will Enable Payment Via QR Codes

For some unknown reason, making payments via QR code is gaining a lot of popularity in Belgium. Not because of mass Bitcoin adoption, unfortunately. Atos, the primary payment service provider active in Belgium, has rolled out a new SmartPay function through its Worldline subsidiary. Smart Pay works with QR codes for payments. Belgian Stores Get QR Code Support Even though Bitcoin technology has been using QR codes for several years …
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