Innovative Math Apps Generate Step-by-Step Solutions to any Math Problem

Hilliard, OH (PRBuzz) April 14, 2015 — Apps4Andoid, a subsidiary of IDEAL Group, today announced the release of an enhanced suite of problem-solving math apps. The math apps are available to users at no cost. Each of the six apps enables users to enter different level math problems and then see those problems solved, step-by-step. [...]

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Android Insights from IDEAL Group’s Knowledge Discovery Solutions Subsidiary

http://kds.global 1. Android has been and will continue to be the platform driving low-cost devices. By 2018, China will account for nearly one out of every three smartphones shipped. Google’s Android will remain the market share leader among smartphone operating systems for the foreseeable future, with IDC projecting its share will hit 80 percent this [...]

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EdX Online Accessibility Settlement Reached

By TAMAR LEWINAPRIL 2, 2015 EdX, the nonprofit online-learning venture M.I.T. and Harvard formed in 2012, agreed to a settlement with the Department of Justice under which it will make its 450 massive open online courses accessible to blind and hard-of-hearing students, and to those with other disabilities, such as a tremor that makes it [...]

18F Wants to Make More Dot-Govs Accessible to People with Disabilities

facebook twitter google plus rss 18F Wants to Make More Dot-Govs Accessible to People with Disabilities Shutter_M/Shutterstock.com By Mohana Ravindranath March 31, 2015 2 Comments NEXTGOV NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBE related stories New Dashboard Tracks Which Federal Sites You’re On, And How You Got There 167 Comments 18F’s Hillary Hartley on Creating a User-Centered Government White House [...]

Answer Man: Disabled have accessibility advocate

Editor’s note: Answer Man offers answers to questions submitted by readers about people, places and things in the Marion area. To submit questions, email jjarvis@marionstar.com, call 740-375-5154, send a Facebook message or contact him via Twitter @jmwjarvis. Question: A Marion woman who uses a wheelchair to get around said she has encountered several businesses in [...]

EEOC Holds Twitter Chat on Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

EEOC, DOL and OPM Encourage a Dialogue on Removing Barriers for Federal Workers WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a live Twitter chat on Thursday, April 2 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (EDT).  This is an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss how technology impacts federal workers with disabilities. Federal employees [...]

Ninth Circuit hears arguments: are web-only businesses “places of public accommodation” subject to Title III?

Seyfarth Shaw LLP Christina F. Jackson, Kristina M. Launey and Minh N. Vu Courts on both coasts have grappled with whether Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to websites of businesses that have no physical place of business where customers go. One judge in the U.S. District Court for the District [...]

The impact of the open internet order on accessibility

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Maria T. Browne USA March 16 2015 The Order does not forbear from enforcing the requirement in Section 225 that telecommunications relay service (TRS) be made available to persons with hearing and speech disabilities, such that they may have access to communications services that are functionally equivalent to the voice services [...]

FCC issues disabilities access recordkeeping compliance certification reminder

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) released a Public Notice reminding telecommunications service providers, VoIP providers and advanced communications service (“ACS”) providers and equipment manufacturers of their obligation to maintain records of their efforts to implement accessibility requirements, and to annual certify their recordkeeping efforts. The April 1, 2015filing will certify to compliance during 2014. The annual certification requirement [...]

Section 508 guidelines get an update under proposed rule

By Michael O’Connell Technology has changed a lot since 2000, when the U.S. Access Board issued its first accessiblity guidelines for federal IT. On Wednesday, the Access Board released its long-awaited proposed rule to update accessibility guidelines for federal information and communication technology (ICT) subject to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. It also provides [...]