Apple urged to boost accessibility features for deaf, blind

Despite a good track record of making their products and applications more accessible for vision, hearing and speech impaired individuals, as well as for those with physical disabilities, Apple is under pressure from the National Federation of the Blind over the lack of accessibility features built into applications on its App Store.At a just-concluded convention… Read More Apple urged to boost accessibility features for deaf, blind

HP Showed ‘Willful Blindness’ On Autonomy: Chanos

  Hewlett-Packard showed “willful blindness” to the accounting problems at software firm Autonomy, noted short-sell Jim Chanos told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.“This whole thing is a debacle and probably should have never happened,” the founder of Kynikos Associates said. “We had been short Autonomy in our European fund in 2010 and 2011, and watched… Read More HP Showed ‘Willful Blindness’ On Autonomy: Chanos

Deaf-blind teenager Ellen Watson raises money to help others with Usher Syndrome

  A YOUNG sufferer of deaf-blindness is determined to raise awareness of her condition and help others with limited to no vision and hearing.Ellen Watson, 17, was born with 80 per cent hearing loss and after a childhood of relying on her vision, she began to lose her sight.Last December, Ellen was diagnosed with a… Read More Deaf-blind teenager Ellen Watson raises money to help others with Usher Syndrome