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News Scan: QR codes dominate mobile ticketing; Keep track of your dates with Datebook; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Feb. 18, including the ongoing dominance of QR codes in mobile ticketing, the inclusion of a scheduler app in eHarmony's repertoire, Ericsson and Kodiak Networks' expansion to Europe, the rise of machine-to-machine connections and Android's lockdown on the smartwatch market.

Don't ring the QR code death knell just yet

Just a few years ago QR codes promised to be the next big thing – a perfect way to link physical marketing and services to online resources via mobile device. But the technology, which allows users to snap a picture of a checkerboard-like code with their smartphone and be directed to a website or app, hasn't exactly lived up to the hype.

PayPal launches QR code-based in-store payments platform

PayPal unveiled Payment Code--a new in-store payments platform enabling consumers to complete purchases with their mobile phone by scanning a QR code or activating a four-digit code.

Study: Stand-alone QR codes in magazines fall to 70% share

Mobile responses to content in magazines continues to evolve, with 20 percent of these activations coming from image-based activations (e.g. invisible watermarks) rather than code-based activations (e.g. QR codes), according Nellymoser.

AT&T, Scanbuy team on mobile barcode services platform

AT&T Mobility is partnering with Scanbuy to introduce new services enabling business customers of all sizes to roll out QR Code-based mobile marketing campaigns.

NeoMedia CEO speaks out against mobile barcode slowdown

Mobile barcode adoption has not taken off as rapidly in the United States as some analysts had predicted two or three years ago, but that hasn't discouraged mobile marketers and multi-national corporations from implementing QR codes and other 2D barcodes into their mobile strategies.

Bank of America spurns NFC for QR codes with new mobile payments pilot

Bank of America is teaming with Paydiant for a new mobile payments pilot program that forgoes Near Field Communications technology in favor of QR code-based transactions.

User interaction with mobile barcodes skyrockets

Mobile interaction with magazines increased dramatically in the second quarter of 2012, with the number of mobile barcodes in magazines alone growing 61 percent to 2,200 codes, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Nellymoser.

Report: User interaction with mobile barcodes skyrockets

Mobile interaction with magazines increased dramatically in the second quarter of 2012, with the number of mobile barcodes alone growing 61 percent to 2,000 codes, according to a new report.

Qualcomm partners with Burger King on payments pilot for iOS, Android

Qualcomm is teaming with fast food chain Burger King for BK Mobile Crown Card, a pilot program enabling consumers to pay for their meal by scanning a QR code with their Apple iPhone or Google Android smartphone.