Microsoft Reportedly in Talks With US Retail Giant Walmart to Build Checkout-Free Stores Like Amazon Go

Even though there’s only one Amazon Go location so far, it seems the existence of Amazon’s cashier-less, checkout-free convenience store has left some of the company’s biggest competitors wondering how they, too, can get in on futuristic retail. Read More >>

Amazon Is Exploring Checking Accounts for the Young and the Unbanked: Report

According to The Wall Street Journal, the online retail giant has approached several large banks about creating a “checking-account-like product” aimed at “younger customers and those without bank accounts.” Read More >>

Yes, Your Amazon Echo Is an Ad Machine

Did a loved one buy you an Amazon Echo over the holidays? Sorry about that. But now, in addition to well-founded fears about surveillance and security, you’ve got a new problem: ads. Read More >>

Walmart Leaked Google’s Shit Early

For a brief shining moment, Walmart allowed anyone with a quick clicker finger to pre-order Google’s next smart speaker, the Google Home Mini. Unfortunately, that speaker isn’t expected to actually be announced until later today. Read More >>

Usher’s New Song is a Download at the Bottom of a Box of Cheerios

Remember for a second that Usher is a dad. Bearing that in mind, let's move onto the news that the R&B singer is giving away a new song at the bottom of Honey Nut Cheerios boxes sold exclusively at US supermarket chain Walmart. Taylor Swift, you still looking for post-Spotify ideas? Read More >>

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This Is a Horrifying Video of Walmart Employees Tossing iPads Around Like Basketballs

This video, posted to YouTube yesterday, purports to show three Walmart employees shuffling stock in the warehouse of a store in Kentucky. While we're many miles away from a Walmart over here, and yes, it's unclear how representative it is, it may be enough to put you off buying electronics from similarly big chains. Read More >>

Guy In A Cow Suit Shoplifts 120 Litres Of Milk From A Supermarket

This has to be one of the weirdest shoplifting cases ever. Read More >>

Walmart Security Cameras Catch Chunky Naked Guy Stealing Socks

What's the world coming to when a man can't partake in a crack-fueled, clothing-free shopping spree without the police being called? It's tyranny, I tell you, tyranny. Read More >>