OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Finally, A Drug Treatment for Hearing Loss?

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Finally, A Drug Treatment for Hearing Loss?

“New Approach Promotes Growth of Sound-Detecting Hair Cells,” Breaking News From M.I.T BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT This Ombudsman again thanks Jason Pontin, editor of the “MIT Technology Review,” for his permission to quote directly from his publication this time on the breakthrough discovery of a possible drug treatment for hearing loss. The breakthrough was announced earlier […]

Marriott Goes Modular: How Pre-Fabricated Hotels Are Paving the Way

Marriott Goes Modular: How Pre-Fabricated Hotels Are Paving the Way

More than half of millennials and 45% of baby boomers agree that cost is a barrier to leisure travel, but that doesn’t seem to be keeping people from taking trips. In fact, every year, the global hotel industry generates between $400 billion and $500 billion in revenue, with one-third of that coming from the U.S. […]

Cable TV Faces More Competition as Hulu and Youtube Enter Market

Cable TV Faces More Competition as Hulu and Youtube Enter Market

In an age where cable television providers are already competing against online streaming services, the competition just got a little more intense. In the last month alone, two major online streaming services, YouTube and Hulu, have announced cable television packages. Setting up a cable television package might be normal to many homeowners, but for the […]

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