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  • / Marketing

    Newegg takes the lead in making its web site accessible to blind people

    The National Federation of the Blind has cited computer products retailer Newegg as the first online merchant to reach the foundation’s gold level accessibility certification in making its retail web site easy to use by blind shoppers.

    Posted 08/06/2009Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The National Federation of the Blind has cited computer products retailer Newegg as the first online merchant to reach the foundation’s gold level accessibility certification in making its retail web site easy to use by blind shoppers.
  • Seeing the light

    In the aftermath of the Target court settlement, retailers are paying more attention to the issue of serving disabled consumers.

    Posted 01/30/2009Internet RetailerPost a comment

    In the aftermath of the Target court settlement, retailers are paying more attention to the issue of serving disabled consumers.
  • / Technology

    Apple and the National Federation of the Blind reach a consensus

    Apple will make iTunes U, an area of the iTunes music store with content provided by colleges and universities, fully accessible to the blind by Dec. 31 and will contribute $250,000 to the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.

    Posted 10/01/2008Bill BriggsPost a comment

    Apple will make iTunes U, an area of the iTunes music store with content provided by colleges and universities, fully accessible to the blind by Dec. 31 and will contribute $250,000 to the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.
  • RadioShack is deploying web tools to assist vision-impaired shoppers

    RadioShack has announced it will follow guidelines designed to help blind computer users who rely on screen reader or magnification technology on their computers and who use a keyboard instead of a mouse.

    Posted 06/13/2007Bill BriggsPost a comment

    RadioShack has announced it will follow guidelines designed to help blind computer users who rely on screen reader or magnification technology on their computers and who use a keyboard instead of a mouse.
  • / Technology

    Blind advocacy group, consumer sue Target.com alleging site inaccessibility

    The National Federation of the Blind and a blind consumer have filed a class-action lawsuit against Target Corp., charging that Target.com has thousands of access barriers that make it impossible for blind shoppers to use.

    Posted 02/20/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The National Federation of the Blind and a blind consumer have filed a class-action lawsuit against Target Corp., charging that Target.com has thousands of access barriers that make it impossible for blind shoppers to use.
  • / Technology

    IBM's new talking web browser

    IBM is introducing a talking web browser that works with e-business web sites, allowing many visually impaired and blind users to buy, sell and trade on the web for the first time--Home Page Reader 3.0 for Windows. It provides Javascript support for complete access to the web, supports nine languages and offers many new options and features that simplify set-up and operation of the browser, allowing users to get online and navigate the Internet...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    IBM is introducing a talking web browser that works with e-business web sites, allowing many visually impaired and blind users to buy, sell and trade on the web for the first time--Home Page Reader 3.0 for Windows. It provides Javascript support for complete access to the web, supports nine…

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