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12 Top Language Industry Podcasts to Listen to in 2021

Today
By MultiLingualStaff

According to podcast production company Podcast Insights, more than 850,000 separate podcasts are out there in the world, waiting to be listened to today. With… Continue Reading

2021 State of Localization Survey

22 hours ago
By MultiLingualStaff

lilThe COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into disarray, uprooting the way companies and employees operate on a daily basis. The localization industry has seen… Continue Reading

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Weekly Shorts | January 22, 2021

5 days ago
By MultiLingualStaff

TransPerfect revenue up 11.5 percent TransPerfect has announced a 2020 year-end revenue of 852 million USD. This is a roughly 11.5 percent increase over 2019’s… Continue Reading

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Ad Astra Buys MontLingo

6 days ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Silver Springs, Maryland-based translation company Ad Astra has bought MontLingo, a language services provider (LSP) in Brossard, Quebec. MontLingo was founded by Bryan Montpetit. Montpetit… Continue Reading

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Breaking News: Straker Acquires Lingotek

6 days ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Australian language services provider Straker Translation has officially purchased American translation tool company Lingotek, according to mandatory public disclosure reporting in Financial Times. Straker Translation… Continue Reading

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Google Translate Causes Vaccine Mishap

7 days ago
By Terena BellTerena Bell

Last week, MultiLingual reported on a Virginia Department of Health website translation error that incorrectly told Spanish speakers they don’t need coronavirus vaccines. New information from… Continue Reading

Memsource Buys Phrase

1 week ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Czech Republic-based translation management system (TMS) Memsource has acquired Phrase, a competing TMS headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Memsource chief executive officer (CEO) David Čaněk would… Continue Reading

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Weekly Shorts | January 15, 2021

2 weeks ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Translation error says Spanish speakers don’t need vaccine A localization error on the Virginia Department of Health’s website told Spanish speakers they don’t need coronavirus… Continue Reading

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Belgian Translation Error Could Result in Travel Fines

3 weeks ago
By MultiLingualStaff

English-speaking visitors to Belgium may have arrived under a misunderstood set of coronavirus-related travel rules, according to national newspaper The Brussels Times. “According to the… Continue Reading

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State of German Industry Report Released

4 weeks ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Qualitätssprachendienste Deutschlands (QSD) has released its first report on the state of the German language industry. Compiled from national statistics authority data and the responses… Continue Reading

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A New Translation App from…Hyundai?

4 weeks ago
By MultiLingualStaff

There’s a new Korean-English translation app out there and it’s made by Hyundai. That’s right: The automobile manufacturer has gotten in the language business. According… Continue Reading

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Friday Roundup | December 25, 2020

1 month ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Amazon adds translation to Alexa Amazon has launched Alexa Live Translation which — according to a blog on the company’s site — “allows individuals speaking… Continue Reading

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Friday Roundup | December 18, 2020

1 month ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Smartling announces new Adobe integration Translation management system provider Smartling has announced its latest Adobe tools integration. In the past, the platform has connected to… Continue Reading

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North Carolina Interpreter Vaccinated

1 month ago
By Terena BellTerena Bell

Earlier today, MultiLingual asked an important question: Will interpreters receive covid vaccines? In North Carolina at least, we have our answer. Spanish interpreter Jorge Gutierrez was… Continue Reading

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MIT CSAIL and Reviving Lost Languages

3 months ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Can the evolution of language inform machine translation models for extinct languages? Researchers at CSAIL think so. Jean-Francois Champollion did too. If not for ancient… Continue Reading

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Straker Wins Major Contract with IBM

3 months ago
By Katie Botkin

Shares of New-Zealand based Straker Translations (ASX.STG) jumped almost 45% today — November 11 in New Zealand — on the announcement of a strategic two-year… Continue Reading

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Resemble.ai Launches AI Tech That Mimics User Voice

3 months ago
By MultiLingualStaff

The new voice localization AI from Resemble.ai will translate the user’s voice across languages, initially supporting English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish. Resemble.ai, which… Continue Reading

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Kynamics Secures DHS Translation Device Funding

4 months ago
By MultiLingualStaff

Back in February, DHS released a solicitation for a robust multilingual translation device. It has awarded ASR and NLP company Kynamics with the opportunity. Months… Continue Reading

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