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Weekly Shorts | February 26, 2021

Business News, Geopolitics, Interpretation, Language in the News, Weekly Shorts

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Weekly Shorts | February 26, 2021

Business News, Geopolitics, Interpretation, Language in the News, Weekly Shorts | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 26, 2021

VSI buys Vox Mundi London-based localization provider VSI has acquired Vox Mundi, a Brazilian dubbing studio. Deal size was not disclosed. Lengoo raises 20 mill… Continue Reading

1 day ago

New Medical Interpreter Law Proposed

Interpretation, Language in Business, Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

New Medical Interpreter Law Proposed

In the United States, there’s already a federal law stating hospitals have to provide equal language access to limited English proficient (LEP) patients — including… Continue Reading

2 days ago

ELIA Together Starts Today

This is day one of Together at Home — the virtual version of the European Language Industry Association’s (ELIA) annual conference. The event offers two… Continue Reading

3 days ago

US Interpreter Faces Criminal Charges

freelancing, Interpretation, Language in the News

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US Interpreter Faces Criminal Charges

freelancing, Interpretation, Language in the News | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 23, 2021

Imagine you’re translating highly confidential wiretaps for the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The wiretaps are perfectly legal. They’re actually part of a multi-year drug… Continue Reading

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1 week ago

Weekly Shorts | February 19, 2021

Language in the News, Localization, Translation, Weekly Shorts

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Weekly Shorts | February 19, 2021

Language in the News, Localization, Translation, Weekly Shorts | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 19, 2021

Facebook fixes translation error that called farmers “peasants” Facebook has removed its translation error from a recent covid-19 post on California governor Gavin Newsom’s page,… Continue Reading

1 week ago

Fake Interpreter Going to Prison

freelancing, Interpretation, Language in the News

By MultiLingualStaff

Fake Interpreter Going to Prison

freelancing, Interpretation, Language in the News | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 16, 2021

Mirwais Patang is not an interpreter, but he’s now facing two years in prison for pretending to be one. When Patang was 18, The Evening… Continue Reading

2 weeks ago

Boise government to up language access

Business News, Interpretation, Translation

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Boise government to up language access

Business News, Interpretation, Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 15, 2021

The city of Boise, Idaho is currently looking to improve language access, according to local news site BoiseDev. Right now, the municipal government purchases telephone… Continue Reading

2 weeks ago

Weekly Shorts | February 12, 2021

Business News, Interpretation, Language Industry News and Events, Translation Technology, Weekly Shorts

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Weekly Shorts | February 12, 2021

XTM International adds investor Manhattan Beach, California-based investment firm K1 Investment Management, LLC has placed funds in translation management provider XTM International. The amount was… Continue Reading

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2 weeks ago

No Icelandic for Disney+

Geopolitics, Globalization, Language in the News, Localization, Multimedia Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

No Icelandic for Disney+

Popular streaming service Disney+ has launched in Iceland, but not a single one of the movies it offers has been localized into Icelandic. Companies that… Continue Reading

2 weeks ago

New research on hospital interpreter use

Interpretation, Language in the News

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New research on hospital interpreter use

Interpretation, Language in the News | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 10, 2021

The evidence that professional interpreters improve patient health is overwhelming — so why don’t more American health care facilities provide interpreters? Two new studies in… Continue Reading

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