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eWEEK: Open Source Leaps Toward Accessible Applications

Read this eWEEK article to find out how iAccessible2 “will make it much easier for developers to make open-source applications accessible to computer users with disabilities.”

InformationWeek: IAccessible2 API has been endorsed by the Free Standards Group

InformationWeek reports on IAccessible2, IBM’s new software that will allow computers to more efficiently convert on-screen text to audio for visually impaired users.

InfoWorld: IBM donates project aimed to help blind use ODF applications to the FSG

InfoWorld writes that the FSG “will work on the technology and maintain it as an open standard so anyone can use it.”

FSG Accessibility News in Consortiuminfo.org

Andy Updegrove offers commentary on the recent Free Standards Group and IBM Accessibility news.

Zemlin Open Source Conversation Podcast

In this recent edition of “Opening Move” podcast FSG Executive Director Jim Zemlin discusses the state of the Linux industry.

Sys-Con: FSG Addresses Linux Testing Challenges With New Integrated Framework

Sys-Con’s Linux News Desk picks up on FSG’s announcement of a new testing initiative.

LinuxPlanet interviews the FSG ED

LinuxPlanet writes up Oracle’s recent membership in the FSG and what it means to the industry.

Heise Online: Oracle joins the Free Standards Group

Heise Online writes “Just to show that is serious about its Open Source operating system, Oracle has now joined the Free Standards Group (FSG) as a premium member.”

Sydney Morning Herald: Oracle’s Linux play hits Red Hat

This article from SMH (Sydney Morning Herald) includes news regarding “Oracle’s decision to embrace Linux.”

SDA India: Oracle Becomes a Platinum Member of Free Standards Group

SDA India reports on FSG’s newest member.

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