Artificial Intelligence

Whether you sell on your own webshop, marketplaces or other ecommerce platforms across the web, the use of Artificial Intelligence is not just desirable and profitable, but essential in today’s world. Read our Artificial Intelligence Position Paper  
By Sasha Fedorenko April 4, 2019 - 3:00 pm

eBay introduces AI-guided shopping for similar-looking items

eBay have recently introduced an AI-guided shopping experience for similar-looking items on their Android and iOS apps in the US, UK, Australia and Germany. The new feature aims to find visually similar items shoppers might have in mind but not sure how to describe them

AI, machine learning & automation in ecommerce data

Chris from Chris Turton Ecommerce is an ecommerce and marketplace consultant passionate about understanding how online businesses tick. He writes from experience and tries to answer questions from sellers to improve and share his knowledge. Today, Chris shares an update on AI, machine learning &

Amazon re:MARS event: How artificial intelligence will shape the future

Amazon have announced the registration for their Amazon re:MARS, machine learning, automation, robotics, and space event. It focused on exploring the future of artificial intelligence (AI) so that attendees can adopt practical solutions to improve their customer service. The registration for the event, taking place

International Women’s Day: Seven women behind Amazon Alexa

Today, in honour of International Women's Day,  Amazon celebrates women behind Amazon Alexa. From Amazon leaders to founders of voice-forward start-ups to and Alexa Fund entrepreneurs, meet seven women working to deliver the best voice experience possible. Miriam Daniel In her role as vice president of product management

Amazon proposes facial recognition legislation to suspend violation of civil rights

Amazon proposed facial recognition legislation which aims to put an end to discrimination and violation of civil rights after a study dubbed their facial recognition tool as racial and gender-biased. Amazon said that they've developed guidelines for the responsible use of facial recognition technology to encourage policymakers to

Amazon press-to-order Dash buttons discontinued

Amazon press-to-order Dash buttons have been discontinued as shoppers ditch them for other methods to buy products. Amazon said on Thursday that product subscriptions and automatic reordering had surpassed the popularity of the plastic Dash buttons, making them no longer the most popular product reordering option and Rakuten partner for drone delivery service in Japan and Rakuten are now working together to see's drones and autonomous delivery used in Rakuten's unmanned delivery solutions in Japan. The partnership will see combining their expertise in drone development with Rakuten's knowledge in drone delivery operations in Japan to provide the convenience

Alibaba joins $13m investment in IoT startup KONUX

Alibaba have joined a $13m investment round raised by the Munich-based internet of things (IoT) startup KONUX. These featured contributions are from Alibaba's investment arm and businesses including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Upbeat Ventures, and MIG AG. The financial injection accounts for a total of $33m

Amazon acquire eero mesh WiFi technology leader

Amazon have a problem, they sell a ton of devices from Echo to Ring and Fire Tablets and even Fire TV sticks and they all need good WiFi. The problem is that WiFi has in the past often been patchy within people's homes and so