Biotechnology Patents for Hearing and Hearing Devices

As promised, here’s an update of interesting hearing technology patents — the list is long but it only encompasses the last two months of 2012.  I think you’ll agree, it looks like a Christmas wish list — hearing aids that tell you how your body’s doing, that find themselves, that test your hearing, that do…

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Oh James, What’s a Centimillionaire?: 2001 Insider Trading Wrap-Up

“The future is already here; it’s just not evenly distributed.”{{1}}[[1]]William Gibson, science fiction author[[1]] 2011 was a BIG year for insider trading, centimillionaires{{2}}[[2]]At least $100 million[[2]], wire-taps, and hidden microphones.  Time to call in James Bond. Directors of Wall Street firms connived with hedge fund tycoons who were detained as flight risks and slammed with 11 year…

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Pricing Perspectives: A Cost-Oriented Pricing System

Hearing Economics is pleased to host a guest blogger this week, and I am even more pleased to take a week off.  This post is the first in what is hoped will be a series on various pricing strategies adopted by those in our field.  We invite others to submit posts describing their Pricing approaches.…

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To Be or Not To Be: Unraveling HearUSA part 18

Last I checked, HearUSA was set to perish on the railroad tracks because it couldn’t or wouldn’t pay its loans to Siemens.{{1}}[[1]]Despite conflicting reports,  HearUSA claimed in its 2009 SEC Annual Report  that “The Company repaid approximately $8.1 million of Siemens debt from the proceeds of this transaction during 2009, as required under the agreement…

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