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Business
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
India: The Next Frontier in Language Services »
By Slator India is the seventh largest country by area, the second most populous nation, and arguably the fastest gr...
Monday, November 21, 2016
Google Translate starts using neural machine translation in 9 languages, coming to all 103 »
Google today said that it’s improving translations that are available through its Google Translate service for nine langua...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The High Cost of Cheap Translation »
You pay for the best technology and training. Your legal and administrative people are top-notch. You choose your advertis...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
7 Localization Troubles Businesses Must Avoid »
More than  150 countries  have access to the iOS app store, spanning a wide variety of languages and cultures. Y...

Current Events
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cherokee Language Creator to be Honored on $1 Coin »
By News on 6 The United States Mint released the design that will appear on the reverse (tails) of the Native American...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Arrival: A Linguist’s Dream Movie »
One of my favourite scenes in the movie is when Dr. Banks explains why languages are so difficult. Linguists often get a b...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
News: Facebook Files Patent for Machine Learning Dialect Identification »
On August 28th, Facebook filed a patent for "Machine Learning Dialect Identification" with the U.S. Patent & Trademark...

Industry Standouts
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASTM Update--We Need Your Vote on January 16! »
ASTM F43.05 has another ballot that will open on Monday, January 16, for LSC’s. Please vote as soon as the ASTM F43.05 bal...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
How this 32-year-old interpreter became Alhambra’s Weibo, WeChat guru »
Walter Yu didn’t set out to become a Chinese social media expert, but that’s what has happened to the court interpreter fr...

International News
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Voice Recognition Technology To Detect Origin Of Refugees In Germany »
Germany's Office for Migration and Refugees confirmed a report on the pilot project Friday by the Die Welt newspaper....
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day »
By UN News Centre Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation and creativity, and will contribute to the a...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
London Firm Wants Emoji Translator Specialist »
Last year, a UK linguist said emoji was the country's fastest-growing language. Emojis have been available on Japanese pho...
Monday, September 26, 2016
National Museum of Languages to boost British multilingualism »
The new pop-up museum will have a physical presence in regional centres as well as a major batch of online learning resour...
Monday, September 19, 2016
Bangkok bombing trial in limbo without interpreter »
BANGKOK — One of Thailand’s biggest criminal trials remains on hold after a military court turned down an organization’s o...

Interpreting
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Interpreter translates for Spanish-speakers at free clinic »
By Journal Review The man was a “walking coma.” Staff at the Dr. Mary Ludwig Free Clinic had ordered lab tests f...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Alaska Court System gets first official Yup’ik interpreter »
In the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, where Yup’ik is the primary spoken language, the Alaska Court Syste...
Monday, October 3, 2016
Baseball's new Spanish-language translators already making a big difference »
Posted by PanamericanWorld.com When a star baseball player speaks to the hometown media, if he came from Latin Amer...
Monday, October 3, 2016
Wisconsin looking to train more court interpreters while experiencing shortage »
MADISON (WKOW)-- An increasing number of immigrants and refugees are moving to America's Dairyland to pursue freedom and o...
Monday, September 19, 2016
'To err is human'--Comical gaffes and quiet triumphs of a UN interpreter »
Interpreter Anne-Catherine Boudot was a little confused as to why a speaker was repeatedly bringing up sea shells during a...

Languages
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Language Lessons Start in the Womb »
By The New York Times New research is teasing out more of the profoundly miraculous process of language learning...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Researchers reveal singing can ‘neutralise’ any accent 0 »
By The Marshalltown Most British pop and rock stars sing with an American accent. But UK grime artists are taking pri...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Scientists Are Cracking One of the World's Oldest Codes »
By Newser Since the late 1800s, scientists have been stumped over small pieces of stone found buried in India and Paki...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Speaking Another Language Makes Your Brain More Efficient »
By NYMag Over the past several years, cognitive scientists and their kin have amassed a body of work around the “bilin...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Language Barrier: A Major Obstacle In Furtherance Of Science And Technology Research In A Global Lev »
By Science World Report Cambridge University researchers conducted a survey on the impact of language barrier in intern...

Localization
Monday, August 22, 2016
Kohl's Focus on Localization, Loyalty and Merchandising Leads to Improved Sales »
As Kohl's continues its lofty goal of becoming the nation's most engaging retailer it is doubling its efforts on its custo...
Friday, August 5, 2016
Globalization (or Internationalization) and Localization »
In IT industry, Globalization is also known as Internationalization. Globalization is the process of making a product mult...

Sign Language
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign language interpreter bill clears Senate Commerce Committee »
By Spokesman House-passed legislation to license sign-language interpreters in Idaho has cleared a Senate committee an...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After Emotional Hearing, Idaho House Panel OKs Bill to License Sign Language Interpreters »
By Boise Weekly More than a few tears were shed Monday morning as the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee hosted a...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Department Awards $500,000 to Initiate Video-Based Services for Deaf Victims »
By SAT PR News Today the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced an award of $500,000 to...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronado Girl, 13, Becomes Social Media Star With Sign Language Lip-Syncing Videos »
By NBC San Diego A middle school student from Coronado is striking a chord and gaining a huge following on social me...
Monday, November 28, 2016
Metro Deaf School to Make History with Chinese Sign Language »
By StartTribune St. Cloud State University and the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul have joined forces to include deaf and...

Technology
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
This smartphone app aids ALS patients to speak with their eyes; Find out how »
By Gizbot A new smartphone app has been recently developed which is aimed at aiding users with, Amyotrophic later...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Human translators rout AI in much-hyped translation event »
By The Korea Times Humans proved they have the competitive edge in comprehension of original texts compared to transl...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elon Musk: Humans must merge with machines or become irrelevant in AI age »
By CNBC Billionaire Elon Musk is known for his futuristic ideas and his latest suggestion might just save us from bein...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MIT’s new AI understands the hardest part of human language »
By BGR Voice-based artificial intelligence assistants can understand human speech better than ever. But while AI can de...

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