Startup Bets It Can End Japan's Love Affair With Cash Payments
An employee scans a quick response (QR) code displayed on the phone. (Photographer: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg)

Startup Bets It Can End Japan's Love Affair With Cash Payments

(Bloomberg) -- Across most of Asia, people pay for taxi rides, restaurant meals and merchandise with smartphone-readable barcodes — except in Japan, where cash is still king. Now, as the country’s ...
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