Walmart Throws Down Gauntlet to Amazon


Walmart on Tuesday outlined plans to grow its critically important e-commerce business in the U.S. by 40 percent over the next fiscal year. The company intends to leverage a series of key acquisitions and its more than 4,600 brick-and-mortar locations to mount a direct challenge to Amazon for millennial customers. Walmart — the largest retail operation in the world and the leading U.S. challenger to Amazon — presented its objectives at its annual meeting with Wall Street analysts, where CEO Doug McMillon said the company is committed to turning itself into a digital powerhouse.

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Intel’s CEO lays out a comprehensive, cloud-based vision for the future

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Intel’s Brian Krzanich has laid out his roadmap for the future of the company and outlined strategies to accelerate growth.

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Apple introduces new crash reporting service for developers in latest Xcode 6.3 beta

After releasing a fresh beta of Xcode 6.3 on Monday, Apple outlined a new crash reporting service that will help developers target, fix and track problems directly from the development tool.



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Apple says incapable of decrypting iOS 8 user data, even for government agencies

Among the privacy policies outlined by Apple in a new privacy policy webpage on Wednesday is an iOS 8 feature that makes it technically impossible for the company to decrypt a device to harvest user data, even if law enforcement agencies request it.



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Amazon asks FAA for permission to test its delivery drones

The online retailer created a media frenzy in December when it outlined a plan on CBS’ “60 Minutes” to deliver packages with self-guided aircrafts that seemed straight out of science fiction.

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Why Apple, Inc decided to split its stock 7-1

After announcing its 7-1 stock split, Apple also outlined why it did so, answering in advance the oft-raised question with a simple answer: “We want Apple stock to be more accessible to a larger number of investors.”



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