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Walmart pilot will test autonomous vehicles for grocery delivery

Walmart pilot will test autonomous vehicles for grocery delivery

Following favorable legislation recently passed in the state, Walmart has tapped autonomous vehicle company Gatik to launch a grocery delivery pilot in Arkansas. Under this pilot, Walmart will test the use of autonomous vehicles for customer grocery delivery, though the pilot will be restricted to a small region in Bentonville.

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PS5 and Xbox Series X restock – A new list of ways to check for unit sales

PS5 and Xbox Series X restock – A new list of ways to check for unit sales

Today we're running down a set of ways to watch for restocks of the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 on the internet and at your local retailer. This is a tricky business, really, watching the web for updates in stores that don't normally handle online quick-attack buys like this, but it's manageable. The most difficult part of this process is retaining your sanity once you realize there's a possibility that you might not get the opportunity to purchase a next-gen console before the end of this year!

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PS5 and Xbox Series X stock seekers flip as trackers blocked

PS5 and Xbox Series X stock seekers flip as trackers blocked

Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 hunts just got messier as sites like Walmart began enacting tracker blocks. Stock tracker BrickSeek reported "an issue with the Walmart Inventory Checker that is affecting local search results" - likely a direct result of Walmart ramping up actions to make console sales restocks more fair for the common buyer.

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Walmart+ takes on Prime in a big way by dropping its greatest limitation

Walmart+ takes on Prime in a big way by dropping its greatest limitation

Walmart+, the retailer's subscription service, is about to become a bit more appealing for diehard Prime fans. The company has announced that it will remove its minimum order requirement for shipping, meaning you'll be able to impulsively order whatever little trinket or gadget you may need. Other features, such as grocery deliveries, remain the same.

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Walmart PS5 and Xbox Series X restock today: What you should know

Walmart PS5 and Xbox Series X restock today: What you should know

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles have been difficult to find, but we're expecting a number of retailers to have stock available for Black Friday later this week. Walmart, it seems, doesn't want to wait to sell more console, as it has announced that it will have both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X available later today. If you've been trying to pick up one of these consoles, you're definitely going to want to be at a computer tonight when Walmart's stock drops.

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The Walmart PS5 and Xbox Series X restock was a nightmare (yes, again)

The Walmart PS5 and Xbox Series X restock was a nightmare (yes, again)

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X stock is out once again at Walmart stores online. Out as in - gone, quickly, in the blink of an eye this afternoon. After suggesting they'd have a new batch of PS5 and Xbox Series X units available for sale today, prospective customers found that buying a next-generation gaming console was easier said than done.

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Walmart will test Cruise self-driving electric car deliveries in 2021

Walmart will test Cruise self-driving electric car deliveries in 2021

Walmart has tapped General Motors subsidiary Cruise for a new pilot test that'll involve delivering goods to customers using self-driving electric vehicles. The autonomous EV deliveries will only be available to a small number of Walmart customers, but the pilot underscores the interest in self-driving vehicles and their potential use in a variety of industries.

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Comcast might team with Walmart to establish affordable streaming dominance

Comcast might team with Walmart to establish affordable streaming dominance

It looks like Comcast wants to make more of splash in the world of streaming, and to do so, it might look to team up with Walmart. A new report today is saying that Walmart and Comcast might partner to make TVs that run streaming software created by Comcast. Such a partnership could be really good for Comcast, which continues to see its cable subscriber numbers drop.

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Walmart leak claims robot plan ditched in favor of human workers

Walmart leak claims robot plan ditched in favor of human workers

Walmart will not continue using robots for certain tasks, a new report claims, instead opting to stick with human workers. The robots were tasked with tracking inventory on store shelves, an effort in automation that partially removed the human element. The company had around 500 robots in use, but has reportedly found a better human-powered way to keep its shelves stocked.

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Walmart splits Black Friday into separate ‘events’ under COVID-19 revamp

Walmart splits Black Friday into separate ‘events’ under COVID-19 revamp

One of the biggest retailers in the United States, Walmart, has made some big changes to how it will deal with Black Friday this year in light of the pandemic and the challenges it presents. Rather than having one big Black Friday shopping 'holiday,' the company says it will split the promotions up into three separate 'events' throughout November with various safety measures and other changes in place.

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Walmart is using drones to deliver COVID-19 tests in parts of the US

Walmart is using drones to deliver COVID-19 tests in parts of the US

Walmart is expanding its drone delivery tests with the announcement of a pilot project involving Quest Diagnostics. The company, which is best known for allowing consumers to order their own blood tests, will work with Walmart to deliver at-home COVID-19 tests to consumers, enabling them to test themselves in the safety of their own homes. The catch? This isn't a widespread service yet, so you must live in one of two particular parts of the US.

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TikTok may remain available in US under new deal with Oracle and Walmart

TikTok may remain available in US under new deal with Oracle and Walmart

The massively popular and controversial short video app TikTok may remain available to users in the United States following a new deal between the company, Oracle, and Walmart. The announcement comes from TikTok itself, which states that it is 'pleased' with this new arrangement and that it expects it will 'settle questions around TikTok's future in the US.' The announcement comes only days after President Trump's order to ban the app in the US over national security concerns.

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