Dow Flinches as Walmart-Led Lobby Demands Probe of Amazon & Google

The stock market’s trade war jubilee doesn’t look poised to carry over into a second day, as the Dow struggled to build on yesterday’s triple-digit gain. Rather, the index teetered sideways after a Walmart-backed retail coalition demanded that the Trump administration target Amazon and Google for anticompetitive practices. Dow Teeters in Wake of G-20 Euphoria […] The post Dow Flinches as Walmart-Led Lobby Demands Probe of Amazon & Google appeared first on CCN Markets

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Walmart In-Home Delivery a Security Threat and Amazon Knock-Off

By CCN: For a company that can’t even employ staff members capable enough to direct shoppers to the right aisle, Walmart is taking an enormous gamble asking customers to trust them to enter their homes. But that’s exactly what the Bentonville, Ark. behemoth is planning to do in a bid to take on Amazon in the burgeoning home-delivery market. It is pure madness. But will it work? Anyone Want Walmart Employees in Your Home? Walmart is going to launch refrigerator deliveries in Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburgh, and Vero Beach, Fla.…

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Walmart Patent Envisions Bitcoin-Powered Electrical Grid

Retail giant Walmart has won a patent for an on-demand electrical grid that would be powered by bitcoin or another cryptocurrency. The system, outlined in a patent awarded by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, is designed to help organizations better manage the energy usage of individual electrical devices. Walmart first applied The post Walmart Patent Envisions Bitcoin-Powered Electrical Grid appeared first on CCN

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