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Bits | The Business of Technology - December 12, 2015 I Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech

Saturday, December 12, 2015 For the latest updates, go to nytimes.com/bits »    Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: Tempering Walmart's Digital Ambitions | Each Saturday, Farhad Manjoo and Mike Isaac, technology reporters at The New York Times, review the week’s news , offering analysis and maybe a joke or two about the most important developments in the tech industry. Mike: Aloha, Farhad! Another day in paradise. And I mean that literally. It’s mid-December and 65 degrees in New York. I’m actually wearing aloha shirts to work. Farhad: There’s a huge storm here in San Francisco. It was hailing last night. Oh, my god, I can’t believe we’ve sunk to talking about the weather. This might be the most boring newsletter yet. Mike: I can segue to weather tech. Dark Sky is a great weather app. O.K., on with the show. The weeks leading up into the holidays have been surprisingly eventful. Yahoo was going to