Posts filtered by tags: Sheth[x]


 

How China’s Realme sold 50 million phones in just over 2 years

Starting a new phone brand in 2018 might seem too late in an already crowded market, but Sky Li was convinced that consumers between 18-25 years old were largely under-served — they needed something that was both affordable and cool. A few months after Li founded Realme in May that year, the smartphone company organized a product launch at a college campus in India, the world’s second-largest smartphone market. It brought its own production crew, built a makeshift stage and invited local rappers...
Tags: Travel, Gadgets, Asia, Hardware, China, India, Smartphone, Xiaomi, Huawei, Qualcomm, Oneplus, Shenzhen, Vivo, Diwali, Oppo, Naoto Fukasawa


Yelp insiders describe aggressive and misleading sales tactics as employees prey on small businesses during the pandemic

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for more on Yelp insiders describing misleading sales tactics, a messy exit at Vista Equity Partners, and employees at travel media company Skift speaking out.  Yelp; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Hello!Polls this morning show Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump in the final few days of the race for t...
Tags: Europe, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Vista, Fidelity, Houston, Biden, Smith, Donald Trump, Yelp, Exxon, Ali, Trump


More than 50 former intel officials signed a public letter saying they believe the Hunter Biden story has 'all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation'

Hunter Biden addresses the virtual Democratic National Convention Handout/DNCC/Getty Images More than 50 former intelligence officials wrote a public letter Monday stating they were "deeply suspicious" that there was Russian influence in the dubious New York Post stories published about Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. In the letter, first reported by Politico, the intel officers said they believe the stories about emails purportedly belonging to Hunter B...
Tags: Post, New York Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Politico, Russia, Trends, Joe Biden, Intelligence, Fbi, New York Times, Biden, Giuliani, New York Magazine, Rudy Giuliani


A boss at the world's fastest-growing phone maker Realme reveals how it's keeping up with Huawei, Samsung, and Apple

CEO of Realme in Europe and India, Madhav Sheth. Realme Though mobile brand Realme was founded only two years ago, it's already managed to make a name for itself among giants such as Samsung, Huawei, and Apple. It's the fastest-growing smartphone company in the world, according to consulting firm Counterpoint. Some of the defining characteristics of the company are its ample portfolio, regular updates to its devices, and its value for money. To understand how Realme became so successful, B...
Tags: Apple, Europe, India, US, International, Trends, Tech, Phone, Xiaomi, Phones, Mobile Phone, BI International, Samsung Huawei, Tech Insider, Sheth, Huawei Samsung


Here's the pitch deck AI startup Gupshup used to raise $50 million to help businesses send better, more fun text messages to customers

Gupshup is an AI startup that helps businesses quickly sort through and organize text messages, and transform them into easy-to-understand visual cards.  "It reads every message, extracts the key information and then displays it as a rich visualized card," co-founder and CEO Beerud Sheth told Business Insider. Gupshup says its "smart messaging" platform, which is used by such companies as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Citibank, handles 4.5 million messages a month. The startup is profitable,...
Tags: Google, Trends, Palo Alto, Citibank, Upwork, Helion Ventures, Facebook Twitter WhatsApp, Gupshup, Beerud Sheth, Sheth, Business Insider Gupshup, CRV Globespan Capital Partners, Helion Ventures Click, Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Citibank


Towards a Framework for Responsible Trans Casting Part 2: The Performers

Introduction If you’ve met one trans person, you’ve met one trans person. Which is to say: If you want to glimpse the diversity of trans experience, you need to talk to a lot of different trans people. So that’s what I did. The artists interviewed for this article[1] have performed everywhere from Germany to San Francisco, in grand opera houses and black box theaters, in revivals of standard repertoire and world premieres; they are different ages, at different points in their careers; they have ...
Tags: UK, New York, London, La, Germany, New York City, Religion, US, San Francisco, Chicago, Transgender, West, Atlantic, United States, Jordan, Opera


The Geology Of Mumbai

Last Saturday I was fortunate to be given a tour of the construction site of  Mumbai Metro Line 3 near Siddhivinayak Temple in Dadar, Mumbai. There, we descended about 100 feet to the floor of an enormous pit, and then traveled south along a tunnel for a kilometer towards Worli, right up to where the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) were at work.It was a fantastic experience.Geology is not a term you would normally associate with the concerns of a bustling metropolis like Mumbai. Yet, at this enormo...
Tags: Climate Change, India, Seo, Earth, Geology, Mumbai, Seychelles, Holocene, Arabian Peninsula, Urban Transport, Arabian Sea, Pune, Siddhivinayak Temple, Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, Cripps, Andheri


5 Healthy Homemade Chip Ideas

Potato chips and sour cream dip, tortilla chips and queso, pita chips and spinach artichoke dip -- is your mouth watering yet? "When making your own chips, you can control the type and amount of ingredients, as well as experiment with flavor combinations," says Joy Dubost, a food scientist and registered dietitian in the New York City area. Instead, Sheth, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, made kale chips from the dark leafy greens she grew (an...
Tags: News, New York City, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Sheth, Healthy Homemade Chip Ideas, Joy Dubost


Google Cloud wants to make it easier for data scientists to share models

Today, Google Cloud announced Kubeflow pipelines and AI Hub, two tools designed to help data scientists put the models they create to work across their organizations. Rajen Sheth, director of product management for Google Cloud’s AI and ML products says that the company recognized that data scientists too often build models that never get used. He says that if machine learning is really a team sport, as Google believes, models must get passed from data scientists to data engineers and developers...
Tags: Google, Open Source, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform, Google Cloud, Sheth, Rajen Sheth, Kubeflow, AI Hub, Google Cloud AI Google Research


Our Parsi Rich Have Fallen on Evil Days: A Sharp Account of the Community in the 19th Century

Behramji Malabari (1853-1912) was a social reformer, journalist, poet, travel writer/ethnographer and vital catalyst of change, who did much to shape the national reform discourse in late-19th century Western India. Born in Baroda and raised in Surat, Malabari moved to Bombay at age 15 and the metropolis became the central site of his myriad investigations into identity and reform, including questions on what it meant to be a Parsi in this city, at the heart of Empire, as opposed to in rural Guj...
Tags: Books, Life, India, Bombay, Gujarat, Parsi, East West, Kincaid, Surat, Baroda, Sheth, Dadabhai Naoroji, Dastur, Parsi Panchayat, Western India Born, Surat Malabari


Google brings support for custom translations and text categorization to AutoML

Pre-trained machine learning models are good enough for many use cases, but to get the most out of this technology, you need custom models. Given that it’s not exactly easy to get started with machine learning, Google (and others) have opted for a hybrid approach that allows users to upload their own data to customize the existing models. Google’s version of this is AutoML, which until now only provided this capability for machine vision tasks under the AutoML Vision moniker. Starting today, ...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Technology, Cloud Computing, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Machine Vision, Sheth, Rajen Sheth, Google Cloud AI, AutoML Vision, Google Cloud Next 2018


When two Baroda rookies stunned Mumbai

Sheth and Meriwala, yet to make a mark in their first-class careers, took a giant leap towards recognition by skittling the 41-time champions across 35.2 overs
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Mumbai, Sheth, Meriwala


Twin Brook hires one as MD and promotes another to CFO

Angelo, Gordon & Co‘s middle market lending subsidiary Twin Brook Capital Partners has named Timothy Schifer as a managing director and Vishal Sheth as chief financial officer. Schifer is a former director of portfolio management at Madison Capital Funding while Sheth is a former director on Angelo, Gordon’s finance and accounting team. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK and CHICAGO — August 9, 2017 – Twin Brook Capital Partners (“Twin Brook”), the middle-market direct lending subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon &...
Tags: Asia, New York, Trends, People, Chicago, Williams, Trevor, Vishal, Chris, New York University, Tim, Clark, EBITDA, US Europe, Chris Williams, University of Wyoming


How This Trans Actress Was Happily Proven Wrong About Show Business

In order for Aneesh Sheth to find her voice as an actress, she had to walk away from show business first.   Sheth, who is transgender, can currently be seen in William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” which is being performed at various venues in all five New York City boroughs as part of the Public Theater’s Mobile Unit. In the beloved comedy of mistaken identity, the 35-year-old plays Maria, servant to the wealthy countess, Olivia (Ceci Fernandez), who falls in love with Viola (Danaya Esperanza...
Tags: New York, News, Nbc, California, New York City, Broadway, William Shakespeare, Lgbtq, Shakespeare, Huffington Post, Maria, Public Theater, HuffPost, New Black, Pune India, Audra McDonald


Clarence Thomas Questions Legality Of Letting Cops Take Innocent People's Stuff

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReady...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, Philadelphia, Michigan, Huffington Post, Thomas, Institute for Justice, Nick Wing, Clarence Thomas, Bennis, Sheth, Darpana Sheth, The Institute for Justice


​Boeing nears big milestone in 787 Dreamliner program

Boeing is expected to mark a major milestone as soon as Tuesday on its 787 Dreamliner program — the delivery of the 500th aircraft. Investment banker and noted 787 follower Uresh Sheth said Boeing (NYSE: BA) could make the delivery on Tuesday. Dreamliner No. 500 is destined for Avianca, the national airline of Colombia. Boeing’s official count on its website lists 489 Dreamliner deliveries through the end of November 2016. Sheth, who runs the All Things 787 blog, tracked 10 more deliveries… ...
Tags: Ba, Boeing, Boeing NYSE, Sheth


​Boeing is about to deliver its 500th 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing Co. on Tuesday is expected to mark a major milestone on the 787 Dreamliner program — the delivery of the 500th aircraft. According to delivery tracking by investment banker and noted 787 follower Uresh Sheth, who runs the All Things 787 blog, Boeing (NYSE: BA) could make the delivery on Tuesday with the handover of No. 500 being a Dreamliner destined for Avianca. Boeing’s official count on its website lists 489 Dreamliner deliveries through the end of November 2016, with Sheth havin...
Tags: Ba, Boeing, Boeing Co, Sheth


MVF hires Sheth as CMO and director

Parag Sheth is joining the Maryland Venture Fund as a director and chief marketing officer. Previously, Sheth worked at Radius Worldwide. PRESS RELEASE COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 The Maryland Venture Fund today announced the final senior hire of its new management team, Parag Sheth. Parag brings to the table decades of sales, marketing, and business development experience at multi-nationals and venture-backed startups, including most recently at Radius Worldwide. After the Maryland ...
Tags: Maryland, Trends, CMO, People, Jones, TEDCO, Parag, PRWEB, Sheth


Why chatbots should be more like R2D2 than C3PO, and other lessons for Silicon Valley's hottest trend

Bots are hot in Silicon Valley.  Everyone's obsessed with "conversation as a platform," or the idea that you should be able to interact with a service with natural language, spoken or written, instead of in the traditional click-an-icon way you'd interact with a computer.  Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, and a slew of startups all rushing to find new ways to make it easier for users to connect to all the services they need through a single interface. Just this week, The Information repo...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Siri, Silicon Valley, Rob, Don, Talla, Libin, Mikhail Naumov, Google Facebook Microsoft Amazon, Gupshup, Beerud Sheth, Sheth


Free (Kindle) The Faithful Traitor by Robert Don Hughes [High Fantasy w/Dragons]

The Faithful Traitor by Robert Don Hughes (ISFDB, Wikipedia) is the 2nd novel in his Wizard and Dragon duology of traditional high fantasy with strong draconic elements, this installment starring someone who seems to have gotten blamed for the release of a two-headed dragon ravaging the land, upon whom it naturally falls upon to deal with it, as you do, free courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press's Venture imprint, who are e-printing it from its 1992 paperback originally out from Ballantine's Del...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, UK, Freebies, and Resources (No Self-Promotion), KDP, Ballantine, Robert Don Hughes, Endeavour Press s Venture, Sheth


Facebook just validated the bot movement for businesses

ANALYSIS: The battle for our attention has once again shifted to a new technological plane within the mobile space. The industry now is starting to turn its attention away from apps and instead focusing on a new interface to drive “conversational commerce,” a concept first named by social designer Chris Messina. It’s centered around “delivering convenience, personalization, and decision support while people are on the go, with only partial attention to spare,” Messina wrote. Already there are ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Steve Jobs, Facebook Messenger, Aol, WeChat, Line App, Ai, Bots, F8