March 10, 2016


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C. RESOURCES

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

F. CAREERS

G. EVENTS


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A. BUSINESS

A.1. Janus opens Brno office

Janus Worldwide Inc., a language service provider, has opened a production office in Brno, Czech Republic. The company now has nine offices worldwide.

Janus Worldwide Inc., info@janusww.com, www.janusww.com

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A.2. Welocalize acquires Adapt Worldwide

Welocalize, a provider of integrated globalization services, has acquired Adapt Worldwide, formerly known as Traffic Optimiser and a provider of multilingual digital marketing services across 175 languages.

Welocalize, info@welocalize.com, www.welocalize.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. Promotions at Across

Across Systems GmbH, a manufacturer of corporate translation management systems, has promoted Sergey Dubrovskiy to head of development. Dubrovskiy replaces Stefan Kreckwitz, who has been promoted to chief executive officer of the company's subsidiary Congree Language Technologies GmbH.

Across Systems GmbH & Inc, info@across.net, www.across.net

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B.2. Janus hires branch manager

Janus Worldwide Inc., a language service provider, has hired Oleksiy Ponomarev as branch manager of its new office in Brno, Czech Republic. Ponomarev has 15 years of industry-related management experience.

Janus Worldwide Inc., info@janusww.com, www.janusww.com

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B.3. Transifex hires management team

Transifex, a developer-centric, cloud-based localization platform, has hired Amy Hawman as vice president of marketing, Garrick Jang as vice president of sales and Anita Kutlesa as chief financial officer. The new management team members have Silicon Valley backgrounds.

Transifex, Inc., info@transifex.com, www.transifex.com

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B.4. Promotion at Version internationale

Version internationale, a language service company focused on technical and medical translation, has promoted Clarisse Joachim-Arnaud, formerly production manager, to the position of managing director.

Version internationale, info@version-internationalie.com, www.version-internationale.com

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B.5. Staff addition at LinguaLinx

LinguaLinx, Inc., a provider of translation and global marketing services, has hired Amber Straka as a remote project manager, based in the Raleigh, North Carolina, area.

LinguaLinx, Inc., info@lingualinx.com, www.lingualinx.com

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B.6. New hires at KantanMT

KantanMT, a cloud-based statistical machine translation solutions provider, has hired Pat Nagle as a project manager and Anirudh Venkatayogi as a site reliability engineer.

KantanMT, info@kantanmt.com, kantanmt.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. First installment of industry best practice findings, decommissioning a language or locale

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has released "An LSP's Guide to Quoting." The report is a first installment of interviews conducted with 22 language service providers. It focuses on quoting translation jobs and relevant interpreting-centric ideas and advice.

Common Sense has also released "What to Do When It's Time to Drop a Language." The brief covers the process of decoding the initial executive directive to drop support, analyzing the ramifications of the decision, presenting alternatives and developing timelines and communication plans for language decommissioning.

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., info@commonsenseadvisory.com, www.commonsenseadvisory.com

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. InSight Video Interpreting

LanguageLine Solutions, a provider of over-the-phone, face-to-face, and video remote interpreting and document translation services, has introduced InSight Video Interpreting, a multimodal solution that enables registered users to access telephone and video interpreters or translators for short on-screen text. The service is available in 34 spoken languages.

LanguageLine Solutions, www.languageline.com

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D.2. SDL WorldServer and SDL TMS

SDL, a provider of global customer experience management, has released updates to SDL WorldServer and SDL TMS. The latest version implements a new REST-based application program interface architecture and filter updates to assist in the integration with many other products.

SDL, jcabana@sdl.com, www.sdl.com

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

D.1. SmartMATE crossConnect

Capita Translation and Interpreting (Capita TI) has partnered with Across Systems to create SmartMATE crossConnect, a connector that integrates the Across translation management system with SmartMATE, Capita's machine translation solution.

Capita Translation and Interpreting, www.capitatranslationinterpreting.com

Across Systems GmbH & Inc, info@across.net, www.across.net

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D.2. flexword partners with Kilgray

flexword, a provider of language services, has entered a technology partnership with Kilgray Translation Technologies, a developer of translation productivity tools.

flexword, office@flexword.de, flexword.de

Kilgray Translation Technologies, sales@kilgray.com, www.kilgray.com

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F. CAREERS

F.1. Craft Translation seeks Translation Systems Architect

Craft Translation, part of the Interpublic Group of Companies, seeks a translation systems architect for its New York office.

For more information and contact details, visit multilingual.com/career-opportunities.

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G. EVENTS

The Translation and Localization Conference 2016, Localize.pl, TexteM, Warsaw, Poland. Mar 11-12, 2016

CHIA 16th Annual Education Conference, California Healthcare Interpreting Association, Long Beach, California USA. Mar 11-12, 2016

Interpreter and Translators Congress, Joint initiative, Hilversum, Netherlands. Mar 11-12, 2016

Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events, Global Game Jam, Inc., Berkeley, California USA. Mar 13, 2016

Game Developers Conference, UBM Tech Game Network, San Francisco, California USA. Mar 14-18, 2016

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LATA 2016, Czech Technical University in Prague, Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics, Prague, Czech Republic. Mar 14-18, 2016

LocJAM, GLOC, IGDA Loc Sig, worldwide. Mar 14-27, 2016

TAUS Roundtable, TAUS, Vienna, Austria. Mar 15, 2016

Fundamentals of Encoding a Script in Unicode, The International Multilingual User Group (IMUG), San Jose, California USA. Mar 17, 2016

GALA 2016, Globalization and Localization Association, InterpretAmerica, New York, New York USA. Mar 20-23, 2016

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think! Interpreting, Globalization and Localization Association, InterpretAmerica, New York, New York USA. Mar 20-23, 2016

Memsource User Meetup, Memsource, New York, New York USA. Mar 20, 2016

International Translation Conference, Translation and Interpreting Institute, Doha, Qatar. Mar 28-29, 2016

Transform Business with Content-rich Customer Experiences, The Content Wrangler, Mekon, online. Mar 29, 2016

ATISA VIII, American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association, Monterey, California USA. Mar 31-Apr 02, 2016

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