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Mobile Barcode Scanners and Retail Stores on Collision Course

Ilya Vedrashko points out a near-term future scenario in which retail sites are going to have to entirely rethink what integration into online services means: The obvious future of in-store experience: you find something you like, reach into your pocket for a small device, scan the barcode, and the device tells you whether and where the same product is…

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Books and Mobile Coupons

Imagine if every book had a semacode or QR code associated with it, with ties to a book or author site. From VentureBeat: A previous Jupiter Research report stated that 70 percent of consumers surveyed had no interest in using mobile coupons, but the mobile world is evolving quickly. Semacodes or QR codes, two dimensional square barcodes, are one…

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