Who Is Responsible for Meeting Website Accessibility Compliance?

The pandemic of 2020 has changed the lives of everyone.

Were businesses and schools ready to meet the challenges for website accessibility compliance?

Adapting to new ways to work remotely or go to school was not always effortless, especially for persons with disabilities.

And meeting accessibility compliance historically took a back seat to just about every other business goal, creating a business risk.

Though remote work provided some with opportunities to continue to conduct business online, consumers and students quickly uncovered all the ways in which they could not do their work – preventing people from:

  • Doing their jobs.
  • Taking tests.
  • Completing assignments.
  • Holding meetings.
  • Ordering supplies during quarantines.

This created frustration on top of an already difficult time.

Somebody needed to be responsible.

For digital marketers, the rumblings about website accessibility may be unimportant until a client receives a demand letter or worse.

Getting an ADA accessibility lawsuit creates

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Some Winnipeg libraries to offer contactless pick-up, city’s winter rec programming postponed

The City of Winnipeg has decided to partially reopen some library facilities, after libraries city-wide were closed Oct. 31, along with all civic recreation facilities, gyms, pools and arenas.



a traffic light on a city street: Millennium Library in Winnipeg.


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Millennium Library in Winnipeg.

Ten Winnipeg library branches will be offering contactless pick-up for holds, as well as return services, beginning Dec. 7.

Although you won’t be able to actually enter the branches, holds will soon be able to be picked up at the Charleswood, St. James, River Heights, Millennium, St. Boniface, Louis Riel, Pembina Trail, Transcona, Henderson, and Sir William Stephenson libraries — between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Read more: Winnipeg councillor calls for elimination of overdue fines at city libraries

To pick up books, you’ll be asked to call the library when you arrive and to wear a mask.

Holds can be

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The Most Innovative Gadgets Of The 2010s

Last decade we saw the smartphone move from overpriced gadget to something more necessary than a laptop or desktop. We saw the e-reader settle on a design so perfect it’s barely changed in seven years. We saw games systems that made us rethink how we game and laptops that made us rethink what a good laptop should look like. There were incredible wearables, and remarkable VR systems, and drones so well designed practically anyone can fly them. Below are the most innovative gadgets of the last decade”the ones that will continue to matter long after the devices themselves become obsolete.

We didn’t want to focus on the best, because in technology the best is often the most recent. No one will say the FuelBand is better than a Fitbit Alta in 2019″but the Fitbit Alta wouldn’t exist without the Nike’s FuelBand paving the way. So don’t expect any device from

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Some Winnipeg libraries to offer contactless pick-up, city’s winter rec programming postponed – Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg has decided to partially reopen some library facilities, after libraries city-wide were closed Oct. 31, along with all civic recreation facilities, gyms, pools and arenas.

Ten Winnipeg library branches will be offering contactless pick-up for holds, as well as return services, beginning Dec. 7.

Although you won’t be able to actually enter the branches, holds will soon be able to be picked up at the Charleswood, St. James, River Heights, Millennium, St. Boniface, Louis Riel, Pembina Trail, Transcona, Henderson, and Sir William Stephenson libraries — between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

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Winnipeg councillor calls for elimination of overdue fines at city libraries

To pick up books, you’ll be asked to call the library when you arrive and to wear a mask.

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Holds can be placed through the Winnipeg

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Comcast to cap data use for Xfinity home internet service

AUTO INDUSTRY

GM will recall 7 million pickups over potentially faulty air bags

General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The announcement came Monday after the US government told the automaker it had to recall 6 million of the vehicles in the United States. GM says it will not fight the decision, even though it believes the vehicles are safe. It will cost the company an estimated $1.2 billion, about one third of its net income so far this year. The automaker had petitioned the agency four times since 2016 to avoid recalls, contending the air bag inflator canisters have been safe on the road and in testing. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday denied the petitions, saying the inflators still run the risk of exploding. Exploding Takata inflators caused the largest series

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Google Pay’s old apps and website to lose payment features in the US in January

Google Pay’s old iOS app, Android app, and website are set to lose many of their payment features in the US in January, the company has confirmed to The Verge. According to a Google support document the old apps will soon no longer be able to send or receive payments or withdraw money. Meanwhile, a notice on the Google Pay website says it’s also losing the ability to send and receive peer-to-peer payments. Google is also introducing a 1.5 percent fee when you transfer money out of Google Pay using a debit card, 9to5Google reports.

The changes follow the service’s massive relaunch last week in the US, which includes a new app and new features like the option of automatically scanning your Gmail inbox and Google Photos account for receipts to import. The new service is set to expand further next year, when Google plans to partner with banks

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Software update for Fujifilm’s GFX100 turns it into a 400 MP camera

With its 102-megapixel sensor, Fujifilm’s $10,000 GFX100 can already capture incredibly dense images that bring out tiny details in a subject. But with the help of new firmware and a technique called pixel shift multi-shot, the GFX100 can now capture 400-megapixel images.



a close up of a camera


As PetaPixel explains, to accomplish the feat the camera uses a combination of its 102-megapixel sensor and in-body stabilization. The latter component will move the sensor in tiny, 0.5-pixel increments while it captures 16 separate RAW images. Fuji’s new Pixel Shift Combiner software then stitches together those RAW files into a single 400-megapixel digital negative (DNG) images that apps like Capture One can edit.  



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As you might have guessed, a 400-megapixel image is substantially bigger than one of its 100-megapixel counterparts, with the former taking up as much as 200 megabytes when compressed into a JPEG file. The denser image is also more cumbersome

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Our 6 Favorite Hacks and Gadgets to Make Your Road Trip Run More Smoothly

According to AAA, roughly 95 percent of all holiday travel will be done in the car this year. With so much uncertainty still surrounding coronavirus, many experts suggest that, if you’re insistent on visiting family and friends this season, the safest way to do so is with your own vehicle.

Of course, just because you’ll be hopping on the interstate to get to your aunt’s house for Christmas dinner doesn’t mean you’ll have to do so begrudgingly. On the contrary, with so many companies striving to make your drive smoother than ever, you may be a little reluctant to get out of the car once you get to your final destination. From tech toys to ways to hack your comfort, these little accessories go a long way towards making your road trip experience more enjoyable.

We chose the following six items for their comfort, convenience and general coolness. All

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How to stop Google from tracking your computer

  • You can stop Google from tracking your computer by going to your Google Account page and turning off Web & App Activity and Location Services. 
  • Google tracks your activity and location on any device when you’re signed into Google. 
  • If you force Google to stop tracking you, you’ll lose Google’s ability to personalize its services based on your web behavior and location.  
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While it may be cliché to say that Google knows everything about you, there’s also a lot of truth to that statement. If Google’s various tracking services are enabled, it knows both where you are and what your online search activity has been.

There are benefits to this tracking, of course — for example, Google can provide information and assistance that’s more relevant to you. But if you don’t want the search engine to track you, you can

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Advanced computer model locks in picks for Massachusetts vs. Liberty, Week 13, 2020

Two teams without a conference will go head-to-head this week as the Liberty Flames take on the Massachusetts Minutemen at noon ET on Friday at Williams Stadium. Liberty is 8-1 overall and 5-0 at home, while UMass is 0-3 overall and 0-3 on the road. The Flames are favored by 37.5 points in the latest Liberty vs. Massachusetts odds from William Hill, and the Over-Under is set at 56.5. Before you make any Massachusetts vs. Liberty picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $3,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It is also a sizzling 44-23 on all top-rated picks through 12 weeks of the 2020 college football schedule,

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