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Walmart, Microsoft Join Forces To Battle Amazon

Under a five-year deal, Walmart will boost its use of Microsoft's cloud services and work with the tech firm on artificial intelligence and machine learning projects. The agreement will help both companies take on Amazon. Walmart has been pushing aggressively to transform its digital operations in order to compete with online rivals. Cloud computing is one of the few areas where Microsoft competes with Amazon.

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