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Clover Combines Ordering And Payment With Its QR Code Technology

“Fiserv Inc.’s Clover point-of-sale technology business on Wednesday unveiled Scan to Order, which allows consumers to access a menu and pay for their meal by scanning a QR code at the table or the order window. The application reflects an emerging trend among restaurants to shift interactions between customers and wait staff, particularly ordering and […]
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Tech

ExxonMobil to combine NFC and QR mobile payments at the pump

“Drivers refuelling their vehicles at Exxon and Mobil fuel stations across the USA will soon be able to use their mobile phone to make both NFC and QR contactless payments at the pump. ExxonMobil is rolling out its ‘point and pay’ technology to more than 11,500 of its  stations, allowing customers to pay by either […]
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Tech

QR Codes Reach the Next Stage of Development for Payments: Fraud Detection

“With merchant adoption of contactless payment solutions accelerating due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Incognia, a provider of fraud-detection applications, announced an app Tuesday to detect Quick Response code fraud.  The application uses location behavioral biometrics to create a digital fingerprint for the consumer’s identity. It uses the buyer’s real-time and historical location behavior to protect […]
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Tech

Albertsons unveils contactless payment option at all stores

“Albertsons Pay users can choose one of two new contactless pay options through the just for U app: Albertsons Direct, a safe and secure way for shoppers to pay through their bank, and Albertsons Cash, a stored-value account that can be pre-loaded and used across all Albertsons Cos. stores. After setup, customers simply show the QR […]
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Tech

Square Adopts QR Codes to Bring Self-Serve Ordering to Restaurants

“Square has introduced a new self-serve ordering feature for restaurants that allows dine-in customers to order and pay for their food through their phones, minimizing physical contact with staff. The restaurant industry has been among the hardest hit by the global pandemic, though this has led to a surge in demand for meal deliveries. As […]
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Global

Beijing clamps down on QR code mobile payments at gas stations despite a negligible chance of an explosion

“An experiment carried out by experts revealed that when scanning QR codes, a smartphone emits stronger electromagnetic radiation than during phone calls, according to a social media post from China’s Fire and Rescue Department. The experts concluded that QR code scanning is potentially dangerous at gas stations. While static electricity can ignite petrol vapours, there is […]

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Shift4 Payments Launches QR Code Ordering Solution

“Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), a leading provider of integrated payment processing, today announced a contactless QR code ordering solution for restaurants. This solution provides restaurants with a custom QR code that can be displayed on table tents, placemats, etc. for customers to scan with their phone in order to view the menu and place their […]