File under algorithms for the lazy shopper: Wal-Mart (WMT -0.4%) says the brainy developers at...

|By:, SA News Editor

File under algorithms for the lazy shopper: Wal-Mart (WMT -0.4%) says the brainy developers at @WalmartLabs have cooked up a Facebook app called Shopycat to help users buy better gifts for their friends by mining through the endless data on the social networking site. The firm promises to follow up on Shopycat with more in-store and online social developments.