Sanchez to Morrison: Don't blame me for snub

July 5, 2017

12:55 PM ET ESPN.com news services Rays slugger Logan Morrison was critical of Gary Sanchez’s getting a shot in the Home Run Derby. “Gary’s a great player,” Morrison said, “but he shouldn’t be in the Home Run Derby.” Morrison has 24 home runs this season, tied for second in the majors, but he didn’t get an invite. Sanchez has 13 home runs in an injury-shortened first half and is competing…

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Cowboys LB charged with assault with weapon

12:34 PM ET Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson was arrested Tuesday night and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to Frisco, Texas, police. Wilson was arrested at Toyota Stadium during Frisco’s Freedom Fest. He was released from the Frisco Detention Center on a $10,000 bond for each count. Damien Wilson was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday….

July 5, 2017
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Exclusive: Manish Singhal, Founding Partner, pi Ventures believes that AI will be at the core of all consumer-tech in the future

July 5, 2017

Manish Singhal, Founding Partner, pi Ventures started the fund which focuses on tech startups, particularly those working on artificial intelligence and machine learning, about 18 months back. The VC fund already has attracted investors such as Flipkart’s Binny Bansal International Finance Corporation, Accel Partners, and TV Mohandas Pai. “If companies just have technology, we do not get excited but the sweet spot is when they are solving a business case…

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Delhi Government Takes 'Redbus' To Court For Listing Illegal Buses

July 5, 2017

New Delhi: The Delhi government has initiated legal proceedings against online booking platform ‘redBus’ for illegally running buses in the national capital. A top official of the transport department said that a case has been registered against ‘redBus’ under the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act The official said the hearing is going on in a city court. “It is engaged as an agent for the booking of tickets for…

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ET in the classroom: Asset allocation in mutual funds

July 5, 2017

By Prashant Mahesh As stock market indices reach new highs, investor portfolios are getting tilted in favour of equities. Financial planners suggest investors must not go overboard on equities, and stay with their asset allocation 1) What is asset allocation all about?Asset allocation is the process of deciding how to divide your investment across various asset categories such as equity mutual funds, debt mutual funds and cash, which are the…

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Marketing Video: Content Marketing Quick Tips From A to Z

July 5, 2017

“Content marketing has become central to digital marketing strategy. Its objective is simple: create genuinely useful or entertaining content for many specific niches of your target audience—not to overtly promote your business, but to build rapport and brand equity—and give it away for free.” —Scott Brinker In content marketing, the objective is simple, but the execution isn’t. Content takes a lot of time, energy, and effort to produce. And even…

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Eight Steps to Leave Blast Emails Behind and Launch Intelligent Communications Instead

July 5, 2017

Many businesses still rely heavily on daily blast emails in their marketing campaigns—and that is a big mistake. I see it every day with clients, most of whom are reluctant to shift away from daily blast email campaigns toward a more personalized, targeted approach. In my experience, that’s because most companies believe their email marketing revenue is entirely dependent on their daily blast emails. They’re used to spraying and praying,…

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India considers private cars for ridesharing to cut traffic

July 5, 2017

The government is examining the use of private vehicles as shared taxis in an effort to reduce car ownership and curb growing traffic congestion in major cities, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The federal think-tank, which is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has partnered with companies including ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies to assess the economic and environmental impact of using private cars as taxis, a government official…

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India, Israel to cooperate in fight against terrorism: Modi

July 5, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India and Israel have agreed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism and growing radicalization. “India has suffered first hand the violence and hatred spread by terror, so has Israel,” Modi said while jointly addressing the media with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu after delegation-level talks. “The Prime Minister and I agreed to do much more together to protect our strategic interests and…

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