WALMART

climate refugees

California Wildfires Have Created Climate Refugees in a Walmart Parking Lot

California's Camp Fire has destroyed about 9,000 homes, creating climate refugees inside the state.
Caroline Haskins
11.15.18
patents

Walmart Patented a Cart That Reads Your Pulse and Temperature

The system’s designed to monitor shoppers’ biometrics throughout the store.
Samantha Cole
10.9.18
ruh roh

Walmart Says 'Glitch' Caused Apparent E3-Spoiling Leak, Titles Are 'Speculative'

Walmart Canada's apparent leak included Rage 2, Splinter Cell, Borderlands 3, and more.
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
apps

A Third-Party App Helps Walmart Workers Understand Company Policies

Created by a workers' rights group, WorkIt attempts to make it easier for Walmart employees to be able to access work-related information when not on the job.
Yael Grauer
11.25.16
environment

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

We scoured the internet to find the gifts you should buy if you want to make a long-lasting impression.
Jason Koebler
11.24.16
News

Walmart Is Hoping a Blockchain Can Clean Up China’s Dirty Pork Industry

A new pilot project aims to track the food supply more closely, to avoid the safety scares of the past.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.26.16
DRONE

Amazon Reveals Its New Delivery Drone

It’s a Helicopter! It’s a Plane! It’s Amazon’s new heli-plane-drone!
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.15
News

Jeff Bezos Riding High As Amazon Posts a Profit (Which Is Rare!)

All hail the cloud.
Nicholas Deleon
7.24.15
Internet

Amazon Competitor Jet.com Says You Gotta Spend Money to Lose Money

The man behind Diapers.com is THIS thirsty for Amazon’s customers.
Clinton Nguyen
7.20.15
politics

Click Here to Yell at a Confederate Flag

As Apple removes all Confederate flags from the app store, one developer muses that we’re missing the point.
Zack Kotzer
6.25.15
Motherboard Blog

Black Friday Is More Political Than Ever

The consumerist holiday has become a political lightning rod for all manner of causes.
Fruzsina Eordogh
11.29.13
Motherboard Blog

Walmart Left Explosive Fertilizer and Toxic Pesticides in Its Parking Lots for Kids to Play In

Walmart, it turns out, had a nasty habit of leaving hazardous waste outside its stores.
Brian Merchant
5.29.13
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