Walmart lures tech talent from eBay

It's the biggest retailer vs. the biggest online retailer. Walmart has hired about 65 technology professionals from eBay, where they face an uncertain future. Walmart needs talent in key areas—open source software, data analytics, search and cloud—to compete in e-commerce with Amazon. Walmart is in a digital battle with Amazon and its huge cloud computing infrastructure, while EBay laid off 2,400 workers in January and plans to sell its PayPal online payments unit soon. Story