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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "attack internet freedoms," a Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By 29 June 2015

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Autocorrect gets woman a blind girl on birthday cake

Technically Incorrect: She wanted a blond girl on top of her daughter's cake. Marie Seggie sent a text to say so. Sometimes, though, autocorrect thinks it knows better.

By 19 August 2015

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The 404 Show 1,622: PrimeDay fails, fixing Reddit, color blindness cure

Today we rehash the Amazon PrimeDay disappointment, unpack the Reddit fiasco, uncover a cure to colorblindness and a whole lot more!

By 18 July 2015

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Tears of joy: 3D printing lets blind mom-to-be 'see' her son

Combining ultrasound and 3D-printing technologies leads to a wondrous moment for an expectant Brazilian mom.

By 7 May 2015

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This finger-mounted camera helps the blind to read

An MIT-developed device mounted on the user's hand guides the finger along lines of text, employing a camera to convert text to audio.

By 11 March 2015

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Car Tech 101: What's next for blind-spot tech

Brian Cooley tells you how blind-spot tech works, why it's important and where it's headed.

By 25 February 2015

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Lend your eyes to the blind with Be My Eyes app

This ingenious matchmaking service pairs you with sight-impaired people who need a little help.

By 23 January 2015

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Smallest human implant could help fight blindness

Millions of Americans are living with glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness when left untreated. Now more surgeons are treating patients with the iStent, the smallest implantable device approved for the human body. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By 13 January 2015

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Blind students get incredible 3D-printed 'yearbook'

The graduating class of the Seoul National School for the Blind in South Korea received an incredible 3D-printed yearbook so students can remember what their friends look like.

By 24 December 2014

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Exoskeleton gives paralysed man use of his legs

A man who has been completely paralysed for four years has been able to take thousands of steps using his own muscles, thanks to a robotic exoskeleton.

By 4 September 2015