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Sonion and Valencell Partnership Places Big Bet on Growing Biometric Hearable Market

A May 9 Hearing News Watch article focused on the  rapid advancements in the biometric function of ear-level devices, known as hearables. Progress continued with the June 6th announcement that Sonion, a Denmark-based leader in micro acoustic and micro mechanical technologies in hearing devices, and Valencell, a leading innovator in wearable biometric sensor technology will…

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Former Starkey Executives on Trial: Update

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — The trial continues for former executives of Starkey Hearing Technologies on charges of fraud and embezzlement. As HHTM readers will recall, Starkey’s longtime former president Jerry Ruzicka, chief financial officer Scott Nelson and vice president of human resources Larry Miller, were all fired in September 2015 by Starkey’s founder and CEO, Bill…

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Former Starkey Executives Charged in $20 Million Embezzlement Scheme

Last September, Starkey made headlines when it abruptly fired President Jerry Ruzicka and several other executives amid accusations of illegal business activities. One year later, as reported in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and numerous other Twin Cities media outlets, Ruzicka, along with former CFO, Scott Nelson and former human resources director, Larry Miller were charged with…

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