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How Brands Can Leverage Image Recognition Technology to Learn Abo…

Ever wonder how your iPhone recognizes your face and even attempts to recognize people in your photos? Much like how a human brain processes images, a computer is trained to process images like a human would. Image recognition, a subset of computer vision, was born out of a summer research project in 1966. The original idea was to attach a ...

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Someone Wants to Pay $3.5 Million to Have Lunch With Warren Buffe…

A charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett has hit a record before it is even over. Bidding for the annual lunch auction reached $3,500,100 late Monday, one day after the auction opened at $25,000. The auction to meet the billionaire and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chairman ends Friday night. All bidders have to be prequalified to submit an offer. ...

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eBay's Latest Initiative Helps Small Businesses Thrive Onlin…

With the growth of online retail, many mom and pop shops were being left behind. But a new initiative from eBay helps those small shops thriving in the growing world of e-commerce. Steve Wymer, Chief Communications Officer and Board Chair of the eBay Foundation, and Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, talked to Cheddar about what the resources mean for ...

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Replacing JavaScript: How eBay Made a Web App 50x Faster By Switc…

And why JavaScript still has an important role to play. The best programming languages to learn in 2019: Top coding skills that pay you the most These are the languages that are in the highest demand and offer the highest salaries. Online marketplace eBay has revealed how it boosted performance of a demanding web app by 50x using WebAssembly. The ...

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eBay’s Improved AI Translation Boosts Spanish-Language Sales…

Before 2014, eBay had some automatic translation options, but it seems the use of AI has been a boon for sellers as it’s said to have improved translation by around 10 percent. The AI only affected search queries and listing titles (and not product descriptions), but it seems that more accurate translation helped people find the items they were looking ...

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eBay Small Businesses Pop-Up Shop Opens in Wolverhampton…

Image copyright EBay/Wolverhampton Council Image caption The selection of businesses showcased will change each week Online retailer eBay has opened the first store of its kind in the UK for small businesses to showcase and sell their products. The firm will run its “concept” store for a month in Wolverhampton’s i10 building, as a “retail experiment” on how stores can ...

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eBay Officially Picks Baton Rouge for Retail Revival, eBay@Home P…

It’s official: Baton Rouge has been chosen for eBay’s Retail Revival and eBay@Home programs, online marketplace CEO Devin Wenig announced today in conjunction with Mayor Sharon Weston Broome. Nearly 6,000 stores nationally closed in the first four months of 2019 alone, exceeding the total for all of 2018. The 12-month Retail Revival program aims to counter that trend by encouraging ...

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Baton Rouge and eBay Announce Economic Development Initiatives…

Today, eBay CEO Devin Wenig joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge to celebrate two economic initiatives with the city — the expansion of Retail Revival and eBay@Home to Baton Rouge. The announcements come during National Small Business Week, when the contributions of entrepreneurs and small business owners are celebrated across the U.S. eBay’s Retail Revival Program Expands to Baton Rouge ...

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The Amazing Ways eBay Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Boost B…

You may not have realized it, but eBay, the multinational e-commerce site, has used artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies for more than a decade specifically to match buyers with the right sellers. But that’s not the only way they use AI technology to enhance the buying and selling experience on their site. Devin Wenig, eBay President and CEO wrote in 2016, ...

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eBay’s Ad Business Thrives Under Renewed Strategy…

eBay’s ad business is showing no signs of slowing down after reporting steady growth during last week’s earnings. In 2017, eBay announced a shift in its advertising strategy, from a reliance solely on third-party advertisements to a healthy mix of first-party and third-party ads from complementary brands. And the timing couldn’t be better. According to eMarketer*, 2019 marks the first year ...

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