Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman stops in on the National Cryptologic Museum and sees a bit of the history of codes and codebreaking.
PayPal vice president Don Kingsborough's first quote was specifically referencing Starbuck's app.
Road Trip 2011: Code breakers led by Alan Turing were able to beat the Germans at their cipher games, and in the process shorten the war by as much as two years. At Bletchley Park, all the work took place in secret, where it stayed for decades.
The online payments company wants you to use its mobile payment app at any retail store, so it plans to use a generated code that is acceptable just about everywhere.
Quick response codes are everywhere -- magazines, take-out menus, and the sides of bus stops. But this marketing tool could be just the opportunity hackers are looking for.
QR codes are everywhere, from magazines to signs and billboards. Pretty much anyone can create a QR codes. But while QR codes make it easy to connect with legitimate Web sites, they also make it easy for hackers to distribute malware. Jonas Tichenor tells you how you can protect yourself.
Ever wish you could create your own codes for your business, or even just for fun?
Apple's inadvertent early release of its up-to-date program has resulted in duplicate redemption codes being issued.
This handy browser extension saves you the time and hassle of searching for discount codes, springing into action once you reach the checkout page for nearly any store.
First it was shoplifting, then it was ticket-switching, and now it's bar code fraud. Just how easy is it to make a fraudulent UPC? Easier than you think. But getting away with the crime is a different story.