Google shows love to users with disabilities

According to Google, 20 percent of people in the USA will experience a disability at some point in their life. Let's think about this for a moment -- that is one in five people. In other words, people with disabilities are a significant part of the population. While there are many laws on the books protecting the disabled from discrimination, this group of people can still be underrepresented. Today, the search giant highlights some of the ways it is helping users with disabilities. Google is focusing on multiple platforms, such as Chromebooks, Android, and the web. "A few weeks ago… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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