Category: Technology and Gadgets

Inclusion in action: Jack shows students what’s possible with Office 365, a screen reader and a keyboard

  Today, we meet Jack Mendez, an instructor, at the Louisiana Center for the Blind. Jack shows his students the full power of technology, and teaches them about the accessibility features and capabilities in Office 365 and Windows 10. Jack’s story is part of our Inclusion in action series announced last month, highlighting how accessible

If Trump’s FCC Repeals Net Neutrality, Elites Will Rule the Internet—and the Future

“This naked corporatism is Washington at its worst,” says former FCC commissioner Michael Copps. Net neutrality is the First Amendment of the Internet. It guarantees that speech is equal on the network of networks—whether the words come from Walmart, the corporate behemoth that identifies as the largest retailer in the world, or Walmart Watch, the

A startup is waging war on plastic with packaging made from seaweed that you can eat instead of throwing away

Jakarta food and beverages retailer Ong Tek Tjan sells ice cream in cups his customers can eat afterwards, instead of throwing away — they are made from seaweed and taste like jelly, in flavors from peppermint to green tea. Indonesian startup Evoware, which makes the cups, as well as other containers, from farmed seaweed free of

FCC Releases Net Neutrality Killing Order, Hopes You’re Too Busy Cooking Turkey To Read It

As we noted yesterday, the FCC is trying to use the Thanksgiving holiday to distract the press and public from its blatant handout to one of the least liked and least competitive industries in America. As we also noted yesterday, trying to bury such an epic middle finger to consumers behind the cranberry sauce is

Nintendo bolsters ‘Arms’ eSports appeal with LAN play

Nintendo’s Arms, the romping go between Punch Out and Wii Sports Boxing (with reinforced movement controls), is getting another in a long line of guaranteed refreshes. The most eminent expansion in form 1.1.0 is LAN play, enabling players to hookup different Switch supports utilizing a wired LAN connector (that can be obtained independently) for additional

Apple’s self-driving tech gives off an impression of being one completely contained unit

Like such a significant number of organizations, Apple has been taking a shot at its own particular variant of self-driving innovation. A year ago, we discovered that the organization had moved far from outlining its own vehicle, picking rather to build up a framework that could be fused into existing vehicles. We’ve had looks of