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Woman Purchases an iPad, Gets a Box Full of Notepads Woman Purchases an iPad, Gets a Box Full of Notepads

This story may sound like some sort of hilariously zany plotline you might find on a primetime television sitcom, but apparently it’s the real deal. And while I don’t think that notepads are as archaic as others might claim, I …

Walmart’s Political Contributions Made Public Walmart’s Political Contributions Made Public

It’s no surprise that Walmart has been accused of bribing public officials, but some people are taking action to prevent it here in the United States. Bill de Blasio, a New York City advocate, launched a new website on Friday …

Apple To Expand In-Store Presence In Walmart, Target Apple To Expand In-Store Presence In Walmart, Target

Apple’s presence in retail stores like Target and Walmart will increase over the next two years, according to a recent report from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. The store-within-a-store format has proven effective at Best Buy (though Best Buy itself …

Walmart’s New “Pay With Cash” Feature Lets You Shop Online Without Plastic Walmart’s New “Pay With Cash” Feature Lets You Shop Online Without Plastic

Walmart is looking to expand the reach of its online store by offering customers the chance to pay for their orders with cash. Of course, this new feature will allow shoppers without plastic to take advantage of the many items …

Walmart VUDU Spreads Internationally Walmart VUDU Spreads Internationally
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Walmart is planning to send their VUDU streaming video service international with Mexico being the first country outside the United States to receive the service. Mexico can look forward to the service as early as June with over 30 countries …

Walmart Introduces DVD Digital Conversion Service Walmart Introduces DVD Digital Conversion Service
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Walmart has done it again, they are introducing another innovative service that is well within consumers budgets. This time they are using their VUDU streaming video service to allow customers to transfer their old DVD and Blu-ray movie collection into …

BBB Warns of Walmart Text Message Scam BBB Warns of Walmart Text Message Scam

The Better Business Bureau has warned of a new scam regarding cellular text messages which offer a potential $1,000 Walmart gift card. Uninformed recipients are then taken to a website which prompts the entry of personal information, after they click …

Angry Birds Space Launching With Walmart Partnership Angry Birds Space Launching With Walmart Partnership
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With the all new Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Space, launching on Thursday, players who have completed every single level the Rovio has thrown their way are salivating at the idea of brand new content. And if you want to …

Walmart Gives Consumers Another Reason To Use Internet For Movies Walmart Gives Consumers Another Reason To Use Internet For Movies

Hollywood is happy today thanks to the big smiling face and sizable weight of Walmart. The top retailer in the United States announced today that on April 16th, at 3,500 of its retail locations, the super, mega, mega, super (well …

Walmart, Target to Compete with Isis, Google Wallet Walmart, Target to Compete with Isis, Google Wallet

Isis and Google Wallet may have some new competition on their hands. Walmart, Target, and about two dozen other retailers are joining forces in the development of a mobile payment system to rival the two. The retailers are unhappy with …

New iPad Scam Leaves Customers Without an Apple New iPad Scam Leaves Customers Without an Apple
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Some Canadian citizens are getting a surprise after purchasing their new iPads. Reports from a few consumers around the Vancouver area say that they have been scammed! Excited about their purchases, they tear into the neatly sealed packaging only to …

Walmart Labs Buys Small Society Walmart Labs Buys Small Society

Walmart Labs, the wing of the consumerist Goliath responsible for capturing more market share via social media and mobile applications, acquired iOS app developers Small Society this week. Small Society has worked with other big names in the past, such …

The Weight of Walmart, Flying, and How Google Killed the Longtail Search The Weight of Walmart, Flying, and How Google Killed the Longtail Search

Today‚Äôs infographic round-up looks at just how big Walmart is, Google Longtail, and flying back in time. Enjoy. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Flying back in time… How Google Killed the Longtail of Search: Infographic by SEO Book The …

Shopycat: Walmart’s Facebook App Helps You Find Better Christmas Gifts Shopycat: Walmart’s Facebook App Helps You Find Better Christmas Gifts
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Searching for just the right gift for each person on your Christmas shopping list can feel like a swift kick to the jingle bells if you’re buying for someone that would be commonly described as “hard to shop for.” Second …

Walmart Buys OneRiot Walmart Buys OneRiot

Walmart has acquired OneRiot. OneRiot’s tech team will move to Silicon Valley and become part of the @WalmartLabs team this month.” If you’re unfamiliar with OneRiot, it was an early entrant into the realtime search space, but inevitably folded that …

Kosmix Acquired by Walmart in Retail Giant’s Quest for Social Kosmix Acquired by Walmart in Retail Giant’s Quest for Social
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Walmart announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Kosmix, which has a social media platform for filtering and organizing social network content, called the Social Genome. The platform, currently runs on TweetBeat, Kosmix.com, and RightHealth. According to Kosmix …

Walmart Offering Free Holiday Shipping
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Walmart said today it will offer free holiday shipping on nearly 60,000 items with no minimum purchase through December 20.

The free shipping offer includes all electronics, select video games, toys, home appliances, furniture, jewelry, and baby items.

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One Thing Small Businesses Can Do Just as Well as Walmart
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Take a look at what Walmart’s doing on Facebook. The retail giant has put together a Groupon-like model for driving sales via its Facebook page, with a Facebook called CrowdSaver. Hat tip to The Next Web for pointing this out

Walmart, Best Buy To Begin Selling Facebook Credits

It’s perhaps not too much of a stretch to describe either Best Buy or Walmart as omnipresent, and together, the two retail chains are definitely hard to avoid.  So it looks like Facebook’s virtual currency will soon receive a huge push, as Walmart and Best Buy are supposed to start selling Facebook Credits gift cards.

Walmart Family Mobile Offers Service With No Contracts
Walmart has announced its own new wireless service brand, placing an emphasis on faimly savings. Walmart will launch Walmart Family Mobile as a post-paid plan available without a contract or multi-year commitment. 
 
The company says it offers a family of three savings of up to $1,200 a year when compared to leading unlimited talk and text plans. T-Mobile’s network is being used, but the service will be sold exclusively through Walmart. 

Walmart To Offer Online Degrees For Its Workers
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Walmart is partnering with American Public University, an online, for profit school, to offer its employees college degrees.

Walmart and Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will be able to earn a college degree at a discounted price through a combination of academic credit earned for Walmart job learning and experience, and online course work via APU.

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