[embedded content] In the very near future, the person who picks out your online Walmart grocery pickup order may not be, well, a person at all. That’s due to the fact that the retail giant recently announced that it has teamed up with Massachusetts-based Alert Innovation to adopt a special custom version of Alert’s Alphabot … Read moreWalmart’s new grocery robots aim to speed up your shopping experience
Autonomous-car outfit Waymo is about to start ferrying shoppers to and from a Walmart store in Arizona as part of its efforts to explore different uses for its self-driving technology. The trial is part of Waymo’s “early rider” program that gives selected residents in Phoenix access to its fleet of self-driving minivans. The new service … Read moreAutonomous cars: Waymo and Walmart partner in a grocery pickup service
When you think of companies that may be likely to launch a Netflix competitor, Walmart may not be the first to come to mind. That, however, is exactly what might be in the works, as the company is considering a lower-priced alternative to streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, according to anonymous sources … Read moreWill Walmart be the next company to launch a Netflix competitor?