An inconspicuous hearing aid design that can be fashionable and practical.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - To hear his former aide tell it, even a client's death posed no problem for Bernard Madoff as he perpetrated his massive Ponzi scheme.
At the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, my grandmother, Elizabeth Taylor, gave some simple and on-point sexual advice: "Straight sex, gay sex, bisexual sex: use a condom -- whoever you are." It might seem a bit unusual to hear your grandma reminding you (and a packed stadium) that if you're getting laid, use a condom. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago you couldn't turn on the television without hearing echoes of President Kennedy's bold moon shot speech. Less than a decade later after it was delivered, an American flag was being planted in lunar sand. Today marks the 26th Anniversary of World AIDS Day and we are still looking for our moon shot. Show More Summary
Image via Flickr user reticulating Back in June of last year, I wrote about Apple's announcement of upcoming new features, including "made for iPhone hearing aids." Now it seems more information on this is coming out of Denmark - a country which supplies half of the world's hearing aids. Show More Summary
Warning, Arkansas Congressional delegation, you are about to start hearing from financial aid administrators in your state upset about President Obama's proposal to eliminate the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program. If you listen carefully though, you'll notice that the complaints sound awfully alike. Show More Summary
Apple is collaborating with Denmark's GN Store Nord, the world's fourth-largest hearing aid maker, to develop a hearing aid that integrates with the iPhone. Dubbed the ReSound LiNX, the device would stream voice and music from the iPhone over a 2.4 GHz Bluetooth connection. When it arrives at market, the LiNX will be the first "Made for iPhone" hearing aid.
Apple collaborated with Danish company GN Store Nord in developing the company’s new hearing aid, Reuters reports. The ReSound LiNX hearing aid was first announced in late October by GN Store Nord. Billed as the world’s first MFi hearing...Show More Summary
Most people might be unaware of the fact that Denmark supplies half of the world’s hearing aids. A lot of companies based in the country have consistently been working to leverage modern technology to help those who are hard of hearing...Show More Summary
Hearing-impaired iPhone owners will soon have a smaller, more compact choice for handset-connected hearing aids as the first batch of "Made for iPhone" hearing aids are poised to roll out without the need for intermediary transmitte...
When the topic of Apple expanding into wearable computing comes up, few people are likely thinking that a logical starting point is a new hearing aid. But according to numerous reports, that is exactly the direction Apple is heading in. … Read more ›
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Tiny Denmark, with fewer than 6 million people, supplies half the world's hearing aids, and local makers aim to advance that commanding position as baby boomers and the iPhone generation age.
Designers from Japan have developed a novel concept that could help aid the communication of millions of people worldwide who suffer from hearing impairments, alongside those who do not understand sign language. And it is in the form...Show More Summary
You’ll never hear me offer up much praise for Dr. Phil, but his wife, Robin McGraw, is owed some props. Her foundation, When Georgia Smiled, has released a free app for smartphones called ASPIRE News that seeks to aid women who are in abusive relationships. ASPIRE News is, on the surface, just your standard news [...]
It’s already difficult enough to figure out which health care plan under Obamacare does or does not pay for abortions with your tax dollars or premiums. Now, new information has surfaced showing some Obamacare plans in the nation’s capital pay for abortions while denying coverage for legitimate health needs like hearing aids or eye care. […]
At least one individual plan available on the D.C. health insurance exchange specifically covers elective abortion but not hearing aids, routine foot-care, and routine eye-care. The plan, Healthy Blue PPO $1500 (you can check it out on the DC Healthlink website here), has a summary on the D.C. Show More Summary
"Leadership" -- fostering an environment in which underlings do not tell you the truth, because you're not capable of handling the truth. As the story of the Obamacare website fiacso unfolds, senior administration aides tell me that the president is...
(Reuters) - A U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on Wall Street's role in physical commodities trading, which been scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed, an aide to the committee said on Monday.
European shares steadied near 5-year highs, propped up by gains at planemaker EADS and hearing aid group Sonova. ||| London - European shares steadied near 5-year highs on Monday, propped up by gains at planemaker EADS and hearing aid group Sonova, with investors banking on a broad market rally to the end of 2013. Show More Summary
Despite some advances that have been made in the field, one of the continuing problems with hearing aids is the fact that they amplify background sound along with peoples' voices. While our brains are reasonably good at distinguishing...Show More Summary