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Microsoft has announced it will shut down its QR code-like Tag technology and license it out to another company, Scanbuy. However, Scanbuy has yet to tell one of its backers, Google, about the deal.
Microsoft has confirmed that the Kinect sensor bundled with the Xbox One will be able to scan QR codes. This makes inputing game cards a lot easier and might soften the criticism towards the Kinect.
Nokia has announced yet another exclusive Windows Phone 8 app for its Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones called PhotoBeamer, which transfers photos from the phones to a website via a QR code.
Imagine a place where everyone has a personal QR code that contains their medical information. No, it's not sci-fi; it's Marin County, California, where a start-up hopes to use QR codes to save lives.