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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


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


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


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