SAN BRUNO, Calif. — Wal-Mart Stores announced a new search engine named Polaris for Walmart.com to help shoppers browse and purchase items. Built by @WalmartLabs, Wal-Mart’s research and technology hub based here, the engine uses semantic search technology to anticipate the intent of a shopper’s search to deliver highly relevant results for them, said Wal-Mart in its announcement. Walmart.com has seen an approximate 10% to 15% increase in shoppers completing a purchase ...
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