Tag Archive for PayPal

Detecting and Predicting Fraud with Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoWorld, Eric Knorr recently noted, “When Amazon Web Services announced a new machine learning service for its cloud last week, it was a sort of mini-milestone. Now all four of the top clouds — Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and IBM — will offer developers the means to build machine learning into…

How PayPal is Using Deep Learning to Root Out Fraud

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by Angela Guess Writing for GigaOM, Derrick Harris recently stated, “Hui Wang has seen the nature of online fraud change a lot in the 11 years she’s been at PayPal. In fact, a continuous evolution of methods is kind of the nature of cybercrime. As the good guys catch onto one approach, the bad guys try…

When Does Customer Sentiment Matter?

Among the topics covered at this week’s Sentiment Analysis’ Symposium was an exploration of just how much the negative or positive expression of sentiment about a company or a product really matters – and in what context it does. (Another one, which The Semantic Web Blog covered yesterday here, looked at the expected transition from…

Big Data Job of the Day: Senior Hadoop Developer

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by Angela Guess PayPal is looking for a Senior Hadoop Developer in San Jose, CA. The post states, “We are looking for a Senior Engineer with an entrepreneurial passion to jumpstart PayPal’s foray into ‘Big Data’ and cutting edge Behavioral Analytics. You will be a part of the team that builds the Hadoop platform and…

Big Data Job of the Day: Senior Research Scientist

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by Angela Guess PayPal is looking for a Senior Research Scientist with Big Data experience in San Jose, CA. According to the post, “This is a Unique opportunity to be the founding member of a ‘startup team’ within a large, profitable and growing company! PayPal’s innovative web payment platform is powered by world class risk…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Manager, Event Analytics

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by Angela Guess PayPal is looking for a Senior Manager, Event Analytics in San Jose, CA. According to the post, “The Senior Manager, Event Analytics Platform will be responsible for leading the vision and defining the requirements for a next-generation platform that will allow analysts and business users across PayPal to interpret tracking and event data. The…