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Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative gets second life

In an attempt to bridge the digital divide and bring affordable Internet access to underserved markets around the world, Microsoft rolled out ‘Affordable Access Initiative‘. The company firmly believes, affordability is a key pathway to expanded broadband access. As such, […]

Microsoft to further expand its accessibility efforts in 2017

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Microsoft announced that it would be rolling out major updates on their platform to aid accessibility for the differently abled. Starting off with company policies, Microsoft is determined to provide […]

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Narrator in Windows 10 to get tons of new features

With a goal of improving accessibility across their services, products, and websites, Microsoft recently revealed the upcoming functionality improvements to Narrator in Windows 10. The Windows operating system includes several accessibility features that make using Windows easier, for people with age-related […]

Microsoft wants to make all of its products more Accessible in 2016

Ease of Use and Accessibility is something that every product should boast of as at the end of the day it is the users who will be utilizing the services. Microsoft has recently outlined commitments which would help the company […]

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Office Online sees more Accessibility improvements and enhancements

Office Online, the online office suite from Microsoft office, has been seeing more and more improvements and enhancements over the past one year. Right from its birth, Office Online has been striving hard to make the suite more accessible to […]

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Free Accessibility Tools and Training for Developers from Microsoft

Microsoft has released its Accessibility Tools & Training package of free online accessibility training courses, tools and other resources to help developers worldwide create technology products, services and websites that are accessible to people with disabilities.

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Microsoft Accessibility web site redesigned

Microsoft has just released the newly redesigned Accessibility Web site. You’ll notice some changes which make the site easier for visitors to find information about accessibility in Microsoft products. Interestingly, with the redesign, Microsoft has also illustrated that accessible Web design can also […]