As Walmart continues to build out its e-commerce business to rival Amazon’s, its latest development will build on some of the retail giant’s most established operations: Walmart is launching a new in-store returns service called Mobile Express Returns.
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2yyrJkZ
“Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” That sounds great on the surface (or as an inspirational quote on Instagram), but there’s a slightly sinister undercurrent to this concept, and it seems especially pervasive in tech.
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2xEXU1u
One of the world’s “big four” accountancy firms has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients, the Guardian can reveal.
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2xAgQxt
We have written a fair amount at Ars recently about the superiority of the European forecast model, suggesting to readers that they focus on the ensemble runs of this system to get a good handle on track forecasts for Hurricane Irma.
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2f9x6Md
Amazon and Microsoft are partnering to better integrate their Alexa and Cortana digital assistants. Alexa users will be able to access Cortana, and vice versa on a range of devices, although the integration will be a little awkward initially.
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2wRztxN
Roomba co-creator Joe Jones has created a garden Roomba for gardens with Franklin Robotics. Tertill uses sensors to identify weeds and cuts them down until they eventually die. It requires a small raised border to stay in the garden and it needs room between plants to get to all the weeds.
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2txC0s1
Amazon started its “Payments” platform in 2013, but it’s really taken off recently. With worries about Amazon taking over entire sectors, is the payment space safe?
via Pocket http://ift.tt/2vxrqoq