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I just read an interesting blog by Richard Handford on Mobile World Live.

KFCIt started off referencing a trial by KFC in the UK, where people will be able to order their food on their mobile and pick it up fro a separate queue on the store. As he said, nothing new there. It’s happening all over the world and doesn’t appear to cause any problems. It simply encourages other people waiting in longer lines to pick up the app from a QR code at the counter so that they can get through quicker next time themselves.

He also mentioned in another blog that Starbucks and Square are partnering and that they are planning on using GPS and ‘facial recognition’ to speed up authentication on mobile payments. I.e. the mobile GPS will confirm that the person is really there in the store and they will be able to see the users…

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