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EBay Hires Twitter Scientist To Head AI Strategy

  • Bloomberg, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 4:04 PM
As part of an aggressive AI strategy, eBay just hired Jan Pedersen -- a data scientist who most recently worked as vice president of data science at Twitter. With Pedersen’s help, “eBay will roll out new augmented reality features this year to make buying and selling goods on the website more engaging, and is exploring a credit program for sellers to encourage them to keep their money on the platform,” Bloomberg reports.

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