Beaconstac lands $25M investment for its QR code management platform

QR code tech, which exploded during the pandemic as businesses searched for hygienic alternatives to physical touchpoints, continues to grow in popularity, particularly across sectors such as restaura

Bitly makes first acquisition with QR code leader Egoditor

The acquisition is in line with Bitly’s goal of becoming a global SaaS company that enables organizations to engage with customers and for people to connect with digital experiences.

The iPhone’s camera app can now read QR codes

Remember when QR codes were the next big thing? In the U.S. you used to be able to find them on billboards, business cards — you name it. They were supposed to change the way we use our devices.

Social Passport Marries NFC With Social Media For A New Spin On Mobile Deals

When it comes to daily deals and loyalty programs, local merchants are constantly bombarded with new options. Groupon has leapt ahead in daily deals, and there quite a few players in the loyalty progr

And Now You Have One More Reason To Ignore QR Codes

QR codes are a wonderfully charming technology... demonstration. But how many of us actually use them on a regular basis? Outside of Japan (the birthplace of QR), the only use cases I've seen with any

My belt buckle, let me show you it.

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