Walmart Ramps Up Its Cloud And AI Capabilities With NVIDIA Investment

Source: Business Insider, Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017

Walmart is investing in high-level graphical processing units (GPUs) from chip-maker NVIDIA. The move comes as Walmart seeks to build out its Cloud network. NVIDIA’s GPUs processing power makes them useful for AI applications like natural language processing, image recognition, and overall machine learning. Walmart’s investment in GPUs could lead the retailer to build out its Cloud-computing and AI capabilities in general, helping it battle Amazon and succeed in the changing retail landscape.