QR codes

Airports

Want to Access a Fancy Airport Lounge? Just Fake a QR Code.

At least, that's what one computer security expert did in order to access classier airport lounges in Europe.

Target May Create Its Own Mobile Payment System

Company looking into taking on Walmart, Apple, Samsung and Android in the mobile payments space, according to reports.

5 Marketing Trends That Didn't Go Well in 2014

Ditch these flops as we head into the new year.

Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

A Bitcoin that was shown during a segment on Bloomberg TV was immediately stolen by an observant Reddit user, providing the host and his audience with a valuable lesson about security and digital currency.

Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs

Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories,

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