Tag Archive for eBay

Deep Learning Is Gaining Footholds in New Industries

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by Angela Guess Will Knight recently wrote for the MIT Technology Review, “A machine-learning technique that has already given computers an eerie ability to recognize speech and categorize images is now creeping into industries ranging from computer security to stock trading. If the technique works in those areas, it could create new opportunities but also…

Best Buy, Bing, CNET, eBay, Google and Walmart Support New GS1 US Standard for Listing Product Information Online

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by Angela Guess According to an article released yesterday, “A new GS1 US standard offers a common approach for listing and classifying products across all e-commerce platforms. Developed in collaboration with 18 companies, including Best Buy, Bing, CNET, eBay, Google, and Walmart, the GS1 US Simple Product Listing™ helps ensure that products are accurately represented…

Opinion: Nova Spivack on a New Era in Semantic Web History

[Editor’s Note: Thanks to Nova Spivack for this guest post. Nova is a frequent speaker and blogger as well as CEO of Bottlenose, which uses big data mining to discover emerging trends for large brands and enterprises. More about Nova can be found on his website.] 2014 was the end of an era in Semantic…

Big Data Job of the Day: Research Engineer – Big Data

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by Angela Guess eBay is looking for a Research Engineer – Big Data. The post states, “We are passionate about building the best search platform for the world’s largest online marketplace and are looking for top-notch software engineers. You will be directly responsible for improving search recall at eBay via services such as spell corrections,…

Machine Learning May Be Online Marketplace Sales Magic

When it comes to selling in online marketplaces, it’s all too often a race to the bottom. There are plenty of rules-based tools out there to help sellers on Amazon or eBay beat competitors’ lowest prices by the proverbial penny, but winning the deal in that way sacrifices flexibility and profits. That’s Feedvisor’s take on…

Big Data Job of the Day: Senior Data Architect

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by Angela Guess eBay is looking for a Senior Data Architect in Bellevue, WA. The post states, “Working within the newly formed Inc. Data team at eBay this individual will be responsible for the data models and data structures for petabyte-sized data repositories supporting our business analyst, data scientist and developer communities. The data models…