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Venmo launches physical credit card backed by Visa with a scannable QR code for contactless payments

  • Available in five designs, the no-fee card comes with a QR code on the front
  • The rewards program gives cash back on your most popular spending categories
  • An RFID-enabled chip allows users to tap to pay for a contactless transaction
  • Applications will be rolled out to Venmo users in the US in the coming months

Venmo, the popular digital payment app owned by PayPal, has launched its own physical credit card.

Issued by Synchrony Bank and powered by Visa, the no-fee card is available in five vibrant designs.

It comes with a unique QR code on the front and an RFID-enabled chip, so customers can tap to pay for a contact-free transaction. 

A personalized cash-back program automatically rewards users in their most popular spending categories. 

Applications for the Venmo credit card are now available for a limited number of users who have had an account for at least 30 days

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Proposal for 20mph speed limits in towns and villages is backed

At their meeting on Thursday, September 24, Councillor Stephen Hayes put forward a motion to bring the limit down.

Councillor Hayes, said: “What this motion seeks to do is rebalance the discussion that communities have with the county council over lowering speed limits in certain areas.

“Particularly in our smaller historic towns. whose town centres are vulnerable and of exceptional historic values.

“Towns are not well designed in Powys to carry the weight and volume of traffic which passes through them.

“It threatens both their fabric and the safety and well-being of residents and visitors alike.”

He added that residents needed to be given the support needed to feel comfortable about walking to school with children, biking rather than using a car and conducting their business in foot.

Councillor Jackie Charlton, who seconded the motion, said that speed limits was something “high on the priority list” for community councils and

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