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Samsung gets neighbors to learn sign language to please deaf man (and make you cry)

Technically Incorrect: In Turkey, Samsung decides to promote its video conferencing service for the hearing impaired and does it in a very touching way.

By March 10, 2015


In wake of driver's death, Nascar posts tone-deaf tweet

Famed driver Tony Stewart appears to hit fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. on the track in a fatal collision. Nascar decides to emit (and then remove) a very insensitive tweet.

By August 11, 2014


Let there be lights! (smart lights, that is)

Automated lighting makes a lot of sense for the modern, connected living space. Here's what we chose for the CNET Smart Home.

By September 29, 2015


Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014


See the pope's US visit in VR, with one (really annoying) catch

Commentary: Pope Francis isn't a fan of unfettered capitalism, but that doesn't mean capitalists won't capitalize on his visit.

By September 23, 2015


Snowden says aliens could be trying to get in touch right now

Technically Incorrect: In a conversation with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the Moscow-based NSA whistleblower offers his views on interplanetary communication. He fears their communication may be encrypted, so we're missing it.

By September 20, 2015


What musicians are the most deaf? Not the rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By April 12, 2014


Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.

By April 9, 2014


The weirdest moments from Apple's Wednesday fiesta of bizarreness

Commentary: Apple's event Wednesday involved a model's digital smile, Microsoft, shopping on television and a pencil. And there might have been an iPhone, too.

By September 9, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015