Tech Blog Archive

Machine Learning in Features

Meet the Winners of the 5th eBay University Machine Learning Challenge

Members of the winning team, NullPointer, will join eBay for a 2024 summer internship.

By: eBay News Team
AI in Features

Lauren Wilcox Named 2023 ACM Distinguished Member

eBay's Lauren Wilcox named 2023 ACM Distinguished Member for contributions to responsible AI and human-centered computing.

By: eBay News Team
Automation in Product

New Social Caption Generator Uses AI to Help Sellers Post More Easily

eBay sellers now have a new tool to make social sharing easier, all powered by AI.

By: eBay News Team
Accessibility in Engineering

Introducing an Accessibility Linter for Marko: Shortening the Accessibility Testing Pipeline

Our goal: Help developers create better code, more efficiently, while maintaining accessibility for all.

By: Luke LaValva
Big Data in Engineering

How We Export Billion-Scale Graphs on Transactional Graph Databases

By leveraging Apache Spark, eBay Graph Database can export a graph with billions of vertices and edges.

By: Hongjiang Zhang, Jun Li, Hieu Nguyen and Flora Zhang
Machine Learning in Product

eBay’s first Chief AI Officer Nitzan Mekel-Bobrov Recognized in Insider’s AI 100 List

Nitzan’s work ensures that eBay can magically and responsibly deliver AI-powered experiences.

By: eBay News Team
Machine Learning in Product

eBay Exec on How Artificial Intelligence Will Bring a ‘Paradigm Shift’ to Ecommerce

Chief AI Officer Nitzan Mekel-Bobrov predicts how AI will transform the online shopping experience.

By: eBay News Team
Machine Learning in Engineering

Evolving Recommendations: A Personalized User-Based Ranking Model

We developed a ranking model to generate personalized recommendations that optimally ranks hundreds of candidate recommendations by considering a user’s shopping experience as well as platform performance objectives.

By: Yingji Pan, Bing Zhou and Yuri M. Brovman
Recommender Systems in Engineering

Beyond Words: How Multimodal Embeddings Elevate eBay's Product Recommendations

By integrating information from different modalities of eBay listings such as titles and images, we greatly improved the buyer experience and relevance of the recommended items on eBay’s listing pages.

By: Shibo Song, Lili Weng and Shawn Zhou
Security in Features

eBay’s Commitment to Responsible AI: Q&A With Dr. Anna Zeiter, Chief Privacy Officer, Associate General Counsel for Privacy, Data & AI

Why eBay sees responsible AI as a priority that can’t wait.

By: Dr. Anna Zeiter