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Walmart enters the metaverse with Roblox experiences aimed at younger shoppers

Walmart is entering the metaverse with two experiences that premiere Monday on online gaming platform Roblox. The retail giant’s first foray into the virtual world will include balloon-dropping toys, a music festival with great artists, a range of different rides, and a virtual merchandise store, or “verch,” which matches what customers might find at Walmart’s …

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The dangers and promises of quantum computing are approaching. Here are ways to invest

The stark warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago that quantum computing has the potential to change humanity’s understanding of the natural world, enabling scientists to create new drugs and better batteries, among …

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Google CEO Pichai tells employees not to “equal fun with money” in a heated all-hands meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai points during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice Cofferini | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cutting costs and employee dissent over cultural changes, CEO Sundar Pichai finds himself …

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Here’s Brett Taylor’s first big technical move in Salesforce since becoming co-CEO last year

Brett Taylor, Salesforce Co-CEO, speaks at the Viva Technology Conference in Paris on June 15, 2022. Nathan Lane | Bloomberg | Getty Images Ten months after being promoted to co-CEO of Salesforce, working alongside famed founder Marc Benioff, Brett Taylor is preparing to take the podium at the annual Dreamforce conference for the first time …

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