Walmart To Discount Online-Only Items Sent To StoresWalmart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company's stores for pickup. It's part of the retailer's efforts to compete with Amazon.
Amazon Picks Off NFL Thursday Night From TwitterAmazon will stream NFL Thursday Night games this season, replacing Twitter.
Amazon Shares Echo Data With Prosecutor In Murder CaseAmazon dropped its fight against a subpoena issued in an Arkansas murder case after the defendant said he wouldn't mind if the technology giant shared information that may have been gathered by an Amazon Echo smart speaker.
Internet Problems: Amazon Web Servers Are DownAmazon, the nation's largest cloud computing company is currently reporting "high error rates" in one region of its S3 web services.
Amazon Wants To Be Its Own DeliverymanAmazon isn't content with just being an online store. Increasingly, it looks as though it wants to be its own delivery service as well. And, on Monday, the company took the next step in that process.
Walmart Opts For Free, Faster Shipping On NecessitiesWalmart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon's powerful Prime membership success.
Starbucks Launches Voice Ordering Via App, Amazon's AlexaAmazon's Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Starbucks says it's partnering with Amazon's voice platform to offer what it calls "on command" ordering.
Wal-Mart To Add About 10,000 Retail Jobs In The U.S.Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months. The online retailer said Thursday that the jobs are full-time and come with benefits.
Amazon ‘Alexa’ Orders Dollhouses For Owners After ‘Hearing’ TV ReportOn Wednesday, CBS 11 reported a story about a youngster who accidentally ordered a pricey toy through Amazon's Alexa device. Now that story has prompted orders for unwanted dollhouses after a San Diego station repeated the incident to their audience.
Kindergartener Accidentally Orders Pricey Toy Through Amazon's Alexa"Alexa ordered me a dollhouse and cookies," 6-year-old Brooke Neitzel explained.
Run-DMC Sues Walmart & Amazon For $50 MillionThe rap group Run-DMC filed a $50 million lawsuit in New York accusing Walmart, Amazon and other retailers of selling products that traded on the group's name without permission.