Meet Qriket, The iPhone App That Makes Scanning QR Codes Pay Off — In Cash

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http://techcrunch.com – QR codes have had a lot of hype, and you see them around all over the place — from movie posters, to restaurant menus, to the roof of Facebook headquarters. But a common criticism of QR codes is that many people don’t see any real reason to scan them. A startup we met in Toronto this week called Qriket says that it can give people a great incentive to scan QR codes: Its app, which is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, enters people into a contest with the chance to get paid in cash each time they use it to scan a QR code. Qriket bills itself as essentially a game (IT news)