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Of Condoms And Happy Meals

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The QR Code world is simply rolling around on the floor laughing at the creativeness and ingenuity displayed by some marketing folks. Apparently, as you may have read in this blog, news that was written by another one of our colleagues, about how you can now ‘check in’ on Foursquare every time you hit the […]

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Set a world record, save a kid’s life

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Want to do something fun, exciting, meaningful and will go down in the history books in the next couple of days. Or perhaps, you are just as easily excited about QR Codes as we are. Either way, here is your chance to join a bunch of enthusiastic youth in making the world’s largest QR Code […]

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In Arkansas, QR Codes Give Baseball Fans a Richer History Lesson

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Hot Springs in Arkansas is bringing together history and sports in its latest tourism initiatives. Hot Springs has 26 sites that make up its famed Baseball Trail. These sites are marked by a special marker that commemorates why a certain place is special to the town and baseball. For example, one of the sites talk […]

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QR Codes and Bitcoins

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If for anything, Bitcoin is an interesting piece of currency. The virtual currency is now increasingly being used in real life. Some employees now accept Bitcoins as salary. Online shops and even brick and mortar retailers also see Bitcoins as legal tender that you can pay with. There are groups of ardent Bitcoin supporters as […]

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New nio Card Uses NFC

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In the United Kingdom, a new startup company is trying to come up with the first Bitcoin smartcard. Bluenio has started a Kickstarter campaign to help it fund the nio Card. The company’s nio Card has a lot of functions. For one, it uses near-field communication technology to help you transfer Bitcoins. It also acts […]

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Avoid These Mobile Wallet Mistakes!

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Mobile wallets are really gaining traction with more and more users over the past few years. And why not as more and more providers are giving more options for people who want to use mobile wallets. Then there is also the support of big companies, from Google and Apple, to telecommunication firms, and right to […]

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Louis Vuitton Turns to Image Recognition: Should You Follow Suit?

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A lot of advertisers are now looking at image recognition in lieu of QR codes. While image recognition does have its limitations, it is a good replacement for QR codes in some cases. For example, for those advertisers who spend a lot of money on their brand, they can finally get their logos to work […]

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Pizza Hut Gets Sales from Mobile Campaigns

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Pizza Hut knows the value of mobile marketing for their products. The chain reports that around 30% of their carryout and deliveries comes from digital ordering. And mobile devices have been helping, the company reports that compared to data in 2010, mobile devices helped them get 4,000% more digital orders! Caroline Masullo, the company’s director […]

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Australia Post Lets You Send Videos via QR Codes on Parcels

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You may have heard about some retailers in the United States putting QR codes on gift tags. Somebody sending their friends, loved ones or colleagues a gift can easily scan these QR codes. They will be able to record an audio message for the recipient. Once the recipient gets your gift, they can scan the […]

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“We Have a Patent for QR Codes, and We Are Suing You”

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We all know that QR codes are free to use, right? So why are there groups out there claiming to own the patent for QR codes and that in using them, you are violating their patent? No, we are not kidding. There are actually groups or individuals who apply for patents for QR codes as […]

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