It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Wall Mart, unlike the wimpy book sellers who were annihlated by Amazon in book sales, is fighting to the death with Amazon for the retail market and going super tech finally online to battle Amazon. While many tech companies opt to rely on Amazon for their cloud storage needs, Amazon’s biggest competitors are taking a different route. Wal-Mart, Amazon’s biggest retail rival, recently announced a partnership with Microsoft to use its cloud infrastructure to power a variety of machine learning–related algorithms that will help optimize employee time and make operations more efficient. The five-year deal is Wal-Mart’s latest effort to bring the company into the 21st century and promises to help the company with tasks like sharing sales data with vendors, making better purchasing decisions, optimizing freezer performance, and helping employees choose which products get premium shelf placement.
John saw it "rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy." (Revelation 13:1