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For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools Following Apple’s education event in Chicago in March, I wrote about what the company’s announcements might mean for accessibility. After sitting in the audience covering the ...

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For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools Following Apple’s education event in Chicago in March, I wrote about what the company’s announcements might mean for accessibility. After sitting in the audience covering the ...

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For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools Following Apple’s education event in Chicago in March, I wrote about what the company’s announcements might mean for accessibility. After sitting in the audience covering the ...

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Anyone could download Cambridge researchers’ 4-million-user Facebook data set for years

A data set of more than 3 million Facebook users and a variety of their personal details collected by Cambridge researchers was available for anyone to download for some four years, New Scientist reports. It’s likely only one of many places where such huge sets of personal data collected during a period of permissive Facebook access terms have been obtainable. ...

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Russia needs to become less oil-dependent in next 6 years – Putin

Newly sworn-in Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree which is set to make the Russian economy less dependent on oil exports in his next six-year term. Read more According to the decree, Russian non-oil revenues should rise to $ 250 billion a year, of which $ 50 billion should come from machinery exports, $ 45 billion from agriculture ...

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It’s been over 60 years since Gagarin's orbit, so why aren't we vacationing in space yet?

Mankind’s hunger to experience outer space was ignited with Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering orbit in 1961. Neil Armstrong’s moon walk further fueled the idea we’d soon be vacationing there. So what happened to the space tourism dream? Of the seven space tourists to date, Dennis Tito was first in 2001 and Guy Laiberte the last, less than a decade later. Six ...

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Ethiopia demands UK return pillaged treasure taken 150 years ago (DEBATE)

Ethiopia is calling for the return of valuable artefacts plundered by British forces 150 years ago. The East African treasures are currently on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The country has demanded that all of the looted antiquities be sent back to Ethiopia on a permanent basis, refusing an offer of a long-term loan by the ...

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Amazon scores another two years of ‘Thursday Night Football’ streaming

Amazon just announced that it’s scored the rights to stream Thursday Night Football games for another two years. The contract renewal will bring 11 NFL games simulcast on Fox to its Prime video offerings for both the 2018 and 2019 seasons, including weeks four through 15 of the season, save for Thanksgiving.  The NFL and Amazon partnered for a similar deal ...

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After 10 years of silence, N. Korea’s Kim wants to talk to South more

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told his Southern counterpart that he is eager to come to Seoul whenever invited, promising not to interrupt the South’s sleep anymore in an apparent reference to missile tests. Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have concluded the first round of talks out of the two planned for their historic summit on Friday. Kim, ...

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‘Golden State Killer’ reportedly arrested after 40+ years, identified as ex-cop

Police in California have arrested a man believed to be the notorious “Golden State Killer,” who was allegedly responsible for 12 homicides, 45 rapes and 120 home invasions in the 1970s and 1980s. Former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested on two counts of murder by Sacramento police on Wednesday morning, reported NBC News. Sacramento District Attorney Anne ...

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