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How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

Many people are aware that big companies are much more likely than small businesses to offer employer-sponsored health insurance to their employees. The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), an annual effort to query nearly 40,000 establishments, conducted by the Federal Government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that only 34.8 percent of private sector [...]

May 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

Big Tobacco’s technology battle heats up

Big Tobacco’s technology battle heats up

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our T&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email [email protected] to buy additional rights. In 1847, Philip Morris, “tobacconist and importer of fine seegars”, opened a small shop on London’s Bond [...]

January 10, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Big Tobacco’s technology battle heats up

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

On November 2, the Chicago Cubs made sports history by winning the World Series baseball championship in Cleveland for the first time in 108 years. The victory was partly attributed to their use of big data: a set of people on their computers going over skeletal reconstructions of the players’ past movements to tag their [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Thinking Big About Technology And Evil

Thinking Big About Technology And Evil

Marvin Minsky, the cognitive scientist and co-founder of the MIT artificial intelligence laboratory, used to say, “You don’t really understand something if you only understand it one way.” This is especially important to remember if you’re trying to understand potential of information technology, one of the most powerful amplifiers for human endeavors in history. Many books [...]

November 25, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Thinking Big About Technology And Evil

Xiaomi offers another big discount on Mi 5, announces Diwali sale

Xiaomi offers another big discount on Mi 5, announces Diwali sale

It’s the festive season in India and e-retailers are more ready than anyone else to enjoy it. After Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal it’s Xiaomi’s turn to cash in on India’s biggest festival Diwali. Xiaomi is holding a ‘Diwali with Mi’ festival on its official India website and the smartphone app. The company just announced all [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Xiaomi offers another big discount on Mi 5, announces Diwali sale

Jio 4G speed is down big time, confirms Speedtest app maker

Jio 4G speed is down big time, confirms Speedtest app maker

When someone promises 4G speed reaching up to 135Mbps, in an internet-scarce country like India, the market can only go crazy. And so it did after September 5, when Reliance made the Jio SIM available to public under Welcome Offer. The situation has changed in the last one month. Numbers by Ookla, the company behind [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Jio 4G speed is down big time, confirms Speedtest app maker

India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

India positioned themselves for a massive win in their 500th cricket Test by polishing off the New Zealand top-order after setting them a colossal 434-run target, propelled by unbeaten half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja here today. New Zealand were tottering at 93 for four in their second innings with the exuberant Luke Ronchi [...]

September 25, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

Petroleum products to enter under GST regime to fuel big gains

Petroleum products to enter under GST regime to fuel big gains

NEW DELHI: Petroleumproducts, including crude and some intermediate products, could be taxed under the proposed goods and services tax (GST), a move that will reduce the imperfections in the new levy and also narrow the inflationary impact of the tax. A proposal favouring imposition of a modest tax on these products is being examined and [...]

September 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Petroleum products to enter under GST regime to fuel big gains

Investors moving billions into real estate ahead of a big market change

Investors moving billions into real estate ahead of a big market change

sector in the S&P 500, bringing the broad market index up to 11 divisions. The move primarily affects real estate investment trusts (REITs), moving 28 issues with nearly $600 billion in market cap out of the financial sector and into the new real estate heading. The decision came primarily because officials at S&P Dow Jones [...]

September 10, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Investors moving billions into real estate ahead of a big market change

Cigarettes, asbestos, now fossil fuels. How big business impacts public health

Cigarettes, asbestos, now fossil fuels. How big business impacts public health

The decisions reached at the recent Coag energy council meeting are reminiscent of a long series of failures to understand the impacts of powerful business on the health of the community. The failures extend historically from tobacco, to asbestos to the health scourges of coal, and now to the health and community impacts of the [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Cigarettes, asbestos, now fossil fuels. How big business impacts public health

Drugs and privilege: Big business, Congress and the EpiPen

Drugs and privilege: Big business, Congress and the EpiPen

This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com. Cash and carry has become nothing more than standard operating procedure in politics and government, and it’s wrecking the republic. The whole system is rotten to the core, corrupted by big business and special interests from the seventh son to the seventh son. Or daughter, as we learned these [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Drugs and privilege: Big business, Congress and the EpiPen

RIGHT AT HOME: Tiny mosaic tiles are a big trend

RIGHT AT HOME: Tiny mosaic tiles are a big trend

Blending art, architecture and design, mosaic tile is one of the oldest forms of wall and floor covering. Using the tiny squares known as tesserae, Ancient Greeks and Romans created detailed stories and intricate geometric patterns, and mosaic art embellishes ceilings, walls and floors from Byzantium to Barcelona. Today, artists teach and share their tile-working [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on RIGHT AT HOME: Tiny mosaic tiles are a big trend