Browsing: Starkey

Barron’s: The Very Mixed Reality of Bragi’s Dash Wireless Headphones

Bragi's wireless ear pods reviewed by Tiernan Ray show the platform has a long way to go.


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Bragi Brings Real-Time Translation To Hearables

Two years ago Phonak released an April Fools video of "teen-speak" which translates slang into proper English… And today in NYC hearable manufacturer Bragi brought it to reality, with new compatibility with iTranslate, the popular translation


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Former Starkey/Northland Hearing CEO Jeffrey Longtain Pleads Guilty to Income Tax Evasion; Will Flip on Co-conspirators

Starkey's Northland Hearing Center division CEO Jeffrey Longtain signed a plea agreement outlined in a previous felony information court filing last Thursday, April 20th to one count of income tax evasion; agreeing to forfeit $2.3 million


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Former Starkey Exec Longtain Charged With Tax Evasion; Ruzicka Alleges Austin’s Bizarre Behavior

Fun Times this week in the Starkey Swamp: New court filings allege Bill Austin told workers that after he shot a deer dead, the animal asked him, "Why did you shoot me?" and asked him not


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Head Of Starkey Subsidiary Northland Hearing Jeffrey Longtain Charged With Felony Tax Evasion: Updated

Head Of Starkey Subsidiary Northland Hearing Jeffrey Longtain Charged With Felony Tax Evasion: Single charge was outlined in a felony "information" court report, which is sometimes used in plea bargains with coöperating witnesses.


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WikiLeaks, DCLeaks & Guccifer 2.0 Leaked Clinton Documents and Starkey

The Hearing Blog scours the WikiLeaks, DCLeaks, and Guccifer 2.0 treasure trove of e-mails for any connections to Starkey Hearing Technologies and the Starkey Hearing Foundation.


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BREAKING: Starkey Probe That Resulted in Execs Embezzlement Indictments Originated With Betrayal

The picture from the Starkey swamp is becoming somewhat clearer now that the 29 search warrants against the fired executives have been unsealed, as the story of clashing egos is unfolding. However, we need help with


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We Can’t Make This Up: Starkey Korea’s “Proclamation Event” With Local Partners Med-El & Dongsan

Sometimes things cross our desk which make us bust out laughing. Today, we have this gem from Starkey Korea’s “Proclamation Event:” During the agreement ceremony on Sept. 9, the two companies’ CEOs ― Starkey Korea CEO Richard


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INDICTED! Former Starkey Execs Ruzicka, Nelson, Miller Charged with Embezzling $20 Million

The mud is flying in the Starkey swamp! Three former Starkey execs plus two more at hearing aid component supplier Sonion were just indicted for embezzlement, mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, financial


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In recent years both former Presidents Clinton and Bush have attended Starkey Hearing Foundation’s annual star-studded “Awards” Gala, and both have received millions in dollars for their respective “foundations,” the latter under an FBI money laundering


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He's been ordered to stay at least 100 yards away from Amber Heard. But for now that shouldn't be a problem for Johnny Depp, who was pictured in Portugal at a Starkey Hearing Foundation mission on


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We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the proverbial drum for the benefits of hearing aid speech envelope preservation for some time now: Ear & Hearing just published a nice paper sponsored by Oticon on


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BREAKING IN THE HEARING BLOG: FBI Raids Former Starkey Prez Jerry Ruzicka's Home


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Former Starkey President Jerry Ruzicka and Operations VP filed their wrongful termination lawsuits Friday, and there are some new details of the palace coup by Brandon Sawalich. However, as we wrote in our exclusive last Friday,


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Some confusion surrounds the story we broke last Friday on the criminal money laundering probe into both Starkey Hearing Technologies and the Starkey Hearing Foundation, and with the help of a late July investigation by Minnesota


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Some confusion surrounds the story we broke last Friday on the criminal money laundering probe into both Starkey Hearing Technologies and the Starkey Hearing Foundation, and this article will attempt to explain what it means for


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In early June as the full picture was emerging of the sleaze of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation money laundering and influence peddling operation, we connected the dots back to Bill Austin and his


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Wednesday September 9th was an eventful day at Starkey when Bill Austin's stepson Brandon Sawalich engineered a palace coup with at least six firings, including President Jerry Ruzicka, CFO Scott Nelson, Senior VP of Operations Keith


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Starkey fires President Jerry Ruzicka, Senior VP of Operations Keith Guggenberger, CFO Scott Nelson, Senior VP of Human Resources Larry Miller, executive assistants Julie Miller and Kim Mohlis; on September 13 Austin fired Jeff Longtain,


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The Apple Watch has been a huge success for people interested in keeping up with their health, fitness and wellness. From reminding you to move around if you’ve been sitting for too long to telling you


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The Clinton Foundation's sleaze has extended to well-known hearing charity: We simply present the documentation and photos, and let the reader draw his or her own conclusions…


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We have now received the third confirmation Starkey is selling their hearing aids in the 10 South Korean Costco dispensing locations, at least up to May of 2014 — And significantly after Bill Austin publicly said he wouldn’t.


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Does Starkey owner Bill Austin believe the media and his customers are stoopid, and expect that we at The Hearing Blog would not uncover his selling Starkey brand hearing aids at the 10 Costco stores in South Korea?


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Our Good Friend Jason Galster PhD at Starkey publishes the Starkey Evidence Blog, which provides valuable information for those smart enough to read it. One of the hot topics here on The Hearing Blog has been


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The Hearing Blog has held off on publishing ratings on the ReSound LiNX “Made for iPhone” (MFi) hearing aid due to current drain issues, as unlike the #13-powered Starkey Halo, the original version was released only in their 312-powered x61 RIC


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How the “secret sauce” in the Starkey S-series and the GN ReSound Sparx/Danalogic 6090 and GN ReSound Enzo, LiNX² & Enzo² hearing aids can help ANSD, profoundly deaf, and other challenging patients… UPDATE 2: Our friend Jason Galster discussed this in 2012 in Prescribing Compression


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Telehealth is coming to the hearing care profession, and it will be everywhere from a pediatrician handing you the Georgia Tech Remotoscope attachment for your iPhone to monitor your child’s ear infection, to the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre


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URGENT UPDATE: We just received a polite-but-panicked “OOPS!” phone call from a Starkey vice president… Turns out, this special Starkey PowerPoint presentation to the audiology students at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology annual convention wasn’t really for


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What we at The Hearing Blog believe will be the foundation of the "Made for Apple" hearing aids by the Big Six hearing aid manufacturers, starting out with a discussion of telecoils and their shortcomings.
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