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This is the largest acquisition Walmart has made to date; it bought European supermarket chain Asda Group PLC for about $10.8 billion in 1999.
DAILY VIDEO: Drone makers work with the FAA on miles-long beyond line of sight flights, and Stripe launches a new security app for fraud teams.
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With the recent introduction of Facebook’s Oculus Go, the idea of putting augmented and virtual reality applications to work on a daily basis suddenly becomes reality. How would you like to see this technology used?
NEWS ANALYSIS: We’re only a short time away from allowing our cars to make traffic decisions in transporting us around town; now we’re on the edge of letting digital assistants make dinner reservations for us—also without human intervention.
Smartphone makers posted generous profits in the first quarter of 2018 according to the latest IDC market report. But total smartphone shipments declined 2.9 percent in the period.
REVIEW: The latest version of HP’s thinnest business laptop computer, the EliteBook 1040, is thinner, lighter and faster than last year’s, but are those features enough for business users?
NEWS ANALYSIS: Commercial drone maker PrecisionHawk worked with the Federal Aviation Administration and Mitre Corp. to produce the Pathfinder Report that outlines how drones can be used safely at long distances for commercial use.
The LG G7 smartphone introduced on May 2 is a big screen Android Oreo handset with the latest Qualcomm 845 processor and artificial intelligence features to match competing top-of-the-line models.
Now buyers can get Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ phones with 128GB or 256GB of internal storage when purchasing them through Samsung.com.
APRIL RECAP VIDEO: ZTE faces an uphill fight to convince the U.S. Department of Commerce to reverse sanctions it imposed on charges that the Chinese mobile and network technology company violated a consent agreement by selling prohibited items to North Korea and Iran.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The merger is about 5G and an opportunity for U.S. carriers to take technology leadership back from China, said T-Mobile CEO John Legere in a joint announcement.