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Google patent CAPTCHA killer?

Google filed a patent in July 2007 that could change the very landscape of the web forever. And that same patent could also effectively kill off the CAPTCHA…

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Accessibility Innovation Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology

Jeff Han, Microsoft get in touch?

We’ve all seen what Apple can do with touch screen technology, so there’s no surprises there. What with the former Apple Newton, and more latterly, the Apple iPhone, there’s some history. More recently, Microsoft have been showing off some of their own touch screen technology efforts, which came to my attention by way of my […]

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Accessibility SEO & SEM Usability Web Design & Development

SEO tips for websites

Here are my top Search Engine Optimization tips for giving your web pages a lift, making your website that little bit more friendly to the search engines and your visitors alike! 1. Sound like your dad: be an authority Authority is essential. You need to speak (well, write) with an air of authority. Talk about […]

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Amazon go web accessible

Motivation is a wonderful thing. Some find motivation within. Others without. Those looking without might often find themselves thrust into the limelight by possible legal action, much like Target.com, for example. And so it goes that Amazon.com is making all of the right noises, if pre-emptive of any possible legal action, which wouldn’t do their […]

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Should e-commerce websites support Web Accessibility by law?

I recently ran a couple of articles on web accessibility [1] [2] and what emerged was the prospect of much improvement as the web standards become the rule rather than the exception. I say this with confidence because there’s money in conforming to the web standards and web accessibility in particular. My line of reasoning […]