Dear parents, take note. Children who snore are likelier to grow up into obese adults

If your child snores, don’t ignore it. It could lead to some serious health trouble later in life. A team of researchers has shed some light on the vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring. Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, […]

UP Civic Polls 2017: Municipal Corporation, Nagar Nigam election date, schedule, results; all you need to know

UP Nagar Nigam election will take place in three phases from November 22. For BJP, state chief minister Yogi Adityanath is himself anchoring the poll campaign to ensure a good performance from the party. Samajwadi Party’s campaign is led by party president Akhilesh Yadav. SP has said masses will get a chance […]

Qualcomm Said to Draw Up Plans to Rebuff Broadcom’s $103-Billion Offer

US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd’s $103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles. Qualcomm’s board of directors could meet as early as Sunday to review the unsolicited acquisition offer […]

Oppo Partners Reliance Jio to Offer Up to 100GB Additional Data

Chinese handset maker Oppo on Monday partnered with telecom operator Reliance Jio to provide special data benefits to new buyers of its smartphones. According to the new offer, customers who purchase a new Oppo handset and recharge with a denomination of Rs. 309 or above will get additional 4G data up to 100GB (up […]

Small business hiring actually held up pretty well considering the devastating hurricanes

Small business hiring fell slightly in October in the wake of devastating Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, human resources firm Paychex said Tuesday. Paychex also said national hourly earnings for the month were an average $26.07, a gain of 2.91 percent, or 74 cents, year over year. “We’re seeing wage increases […]

Lower mortgage rates push more borrowers to refinance, as Harvey mucks up the data

Total mortgage application volume increased 3.3 percent, from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted report. Volume remains 23 percent lower than the same week one year ago, when rates were even lower. After pulling back for the last few weeks, more homeowners applied for a […]

How Does Your State Stack Up for Small Business Loan Approval? Study Reveals More

If you’re based in New Jersey, you’re most likely to be approved for a small business loan. That’s according to a new report by Biz2Credit, which has identified New Jersey as the top state for small business loan approval rates. The report found nearly one-quarter (23.4 percent) of funding requests made by […]