PayPal rolls out global QR code payment system 2020

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PayPal has rolled out the ability to use a QR code to buy and sell goods in 28 markets around the globe.

PayPal rolls out global QR code payment system

From farmers markets to selling secondhand goods – the rollout of the QR code functionality in the PayPal app allows customers to buy or sell in-person.

Using the QR code functionality in the PayPal app allows a transaction in-person utilising the wallet. For example, customers who are selling items in-person can print a QR code, place it in their vicinity and have consumers simply scan, enter the amount they’re paying

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New York Gov. Cuomo says NYC subway system is disgusting and deteriorating, orders cleaning plan

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) speaks during a press Conference at the State Capitol.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that he’s ordering New York City’s subway authority to develop a cleaning plan for all trains after reports that the subway system has deteriorated, trains are filled with homeless people and crime has proliferated. 

Cuomo said he saw pictures in The Daily News of train cars that were filthy and disgusting and had homeless people living on them with all of their belongings. He added that some crimes have increased despite a 90%

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Uber launches website to help drivers navigate U.S. unemployment system

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(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) on Tuesday launched a website to help its ride-hail and delivery drivers navigate the intricate U.S. unemployment system, with many gig workers still waiting to receive jobless pay provided under a U.S. coronavirus response bill.

FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

The website here allows drivers to look up each state’s individual application requirements, directs them to tax form downloads and includes links to online filing systems. It also features a question-and-answer section on legal questions

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New York state’s unemployment system ‘collapsed’ following a surge in claims, Gov. Cuomo says

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) speaks during a press Conference at the State Capitol.

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New York’s unemployment website “collapsed” following a surge in claims after the state shuttered nonessential businesses to curb the coronavirus pandemic, putting a record number of New Yorkers out of work, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

The state now has 1,000 people working online and through its phone system to process the high volume of unemployment claims, Cuomo said during a press conference Tuesday in Albany.

“It’s unbelievable,” he said. “One thousand people just to take the incoming

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