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This new emoji has been years in the makingThis new emoji has been years in the makingContributor

Reading Time: 3 minutes When Jennifer Daniel, Google’s creative director for emoji, first joined the Unicode Technical Committee, she wondered, what’s the deal with the handshake emoji? Why isn’t there skin tone support? “There was a desire to make it happen, and it was possible to make it happen, but the group appeared to be stuck on how to […]

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Easier phone calls without voice or hearingEasier phone calls without voice or hearing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last year, I read a social media post from a young woman in Israel. She shared a story about a guy she was in a relationship with, who was deaf, struggling to fix the internet connection at their home. The internet service provider’s tech support had no way to communicate with him via text, email […]

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Use your voice to access the world with a new Android appUse your voice to access the world with a new Android app

Reading Time: 3 minutes Everyone can benefit from hands-free support when using technology, but for the 62 million people in the U.S. with motor and mobility impairments, it can be a vital requirement. For Stefanie Putnam, a quadriplegic and a para-equestrian driver, tasks like taking photos, sending texts and composing emails could be daunting. Stefanie was one of several […]