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  • QR codes get a makeover in China
  • QR codes get a makeover in China
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QR codes get a makeover in China

Despite mockery from the West, people actually use QR Codes in China. Between 2012 and 2013, usage increased by four times – for everything from corporate marketing to personal bank transfers. And now, one Israel-based company is allowing people to personalise their own.



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