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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 "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015


A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By September 29, 2015


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 August 18, 2015


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 July 17, 2015


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 May 6, 2015


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 March 10, 2015


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 February 24, 2015


Comcast creates beautiful, meaningful ad on tech to aid the blind

Technically Incorrect: A new ad, which features a 7-year-old blind girl describing how she envisions "The Wizard Of Oz," highlights Comcast's voice-controlled tech to help customers with visual disabilities find movies and TV shows.

By February 23, 2015


Smartphone-makers wage war through your selfies

LG's phone with two front-facing cameras is the latest move in an ongoing battle to deliver sexier self-portraits.

By October 4, 2015


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 January 22, 2015