April 26, 2017

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B. PEOPLE

C. RESOURCES

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

F. INSIGHTS

G. EVENTS

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A. BUSINESS

A.1. Arancho Doc acquires Soget

Arancho Doc S.r.l., providers of translation of technical documentation for the manufacturing, life science, IT, transport and retail sectors, has announced the acquisition of Soget, a Milan-based translation company with a focus on marketing and consulting.

Arancho Doc S.r.l., www.aranchodoc.com

Soget, www.soget.com

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A.2. RSI Content Solutions merges with Orbis Technologies

RSI Content Solutions, a content management system software provider, has merged with Orbis Technologies, Inc., a provider of services and technologies for designing and developing big data platforms and solutions. The combined operating entity will assume the Orbis Technologies, Inc., name with corporate headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland.

RSI Content Solutions, www.rsicms.com

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A.3. SDL sells social intelligence activities

SDL, a provider of global customer experience management, has announced an agreement to sell its social intelligence activities comprised of two subsidiaries — Social Intelligence, Inc, and SDL Technologies (Vietnam) Co Ltd that together are called the Social Intelligence Business — to Social Data Intelligence LLC. The Social Intelligence Business designs and develops software and provides analysts' services to collect, analyze and interpret social data.

SDL Language Solutions, www.sdl.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. Promotion at TripleInk

TripleInk, a multilingual marketing communications agency, has promoted Uta Moncur to vice president of strategic operations and localization services. Moncur has been with the company since 2000.

TripleInk, www.tripleink.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. Book covers global market expansion

Byte Level Research, analyst of the art and science of web globalization, has released a new book called Think Outside the Country: A Guide to Going Global and Succeeding in the Translation Economy. The book provides an understanding of the globalization process along with country and cultural insights to know what questions to ask regarding the introduction of a product into a new market or the launch of a global marketing campaign.

Byte Level Research, www.bytelevel.com

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C.2. ELRA adds resources

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has added an ETAPE Evaluation Package consisting of radio and TV data, selected to include mostly nonplanned speech and a reasonable proportion of multiple speaker data. Other additions include a Danish Propbank, Bulgarian and English GlobalPhone entries and the FAME! Speech Corpus.

European Language Resources Association (ELRA), www.elra.info

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C.3. CJK and Arabic word databases

The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has completed development on a series of large-scale word databases for CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) and Arabic. These resources are useful for applications such as information retrieval and named entity recognition and morphological analysis for enhancing machine translation.

The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., www.cjk.org

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. Term checker update

TechScribe, a provider of documentation services for software companies, has updated its term checker to validate text for conformity with ASD-STE100 issue 7.

TechScribe, www.techscribe.co.uk

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D.2. Net-Cloud

Net-Translators Ltd., a provider of localization and multilingual testing services, has introduced Net-Cloud, an online translation management system that manages the entire process, from initial submission to translation to invoicing.

Net-Translators Ltd., www.net-translators.com

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D.3. Lingotek - Inside AEM 6.2 connector

Lingotek, a developer of collaborative translation technology, has introduced its latest translation connector with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) 6.2, a content management platform for building websites, mobile apps and forms.

Lingotek, www.lingotek.com

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D.4. Language Studio update

Omniscien Technologies, a developer of automated translation technology, has released a version of Language Studio, its machine translation (MT) platform, offering a combination of statistical MT and machine learning-based neural MT technology.

Omniscien Technologies, omniscien.com

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E.1. Acclaro Drupal Connector

Acclaro Inc., a translation and localization firm, has announced the availability of its Acclaro Drupal Connector enabling users to connect a Drupal website directly to Acclaro's translation platform.

Acclaro Inc., www.acclaro.com

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E.2. TransPerfect integrates with IBM Aspera

TransPerfect, a provider of global business services, has announced a full integration with IBM's Aspera file transfer software that includes patented bulk data transport FASP technology.

TransPerfect, www.transperfect.com

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E.3. Cloudwords partners with Lilt

Cloudwords, Inc., an online translation management platform, has partnered with Lilt, developers of an interactive, adaptive translation platform. The combined technology incorporates global content localization and interactive machine translation and computer-assisted translation software.

Cloudwords, Inc., www.cloudwords.com

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E.4. One Global partners with Beattie

One Global, a provider of language and recruitment services, has partnered with Beattie, a creative communications group, combining public relations, marketing and localization services.

One Global, one-global.com

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E.5. Memsource, Paligo integrate technology

Paligo, a content authoring and management platform for technical documentation, has integrated its technology with the translation platform from Memsource, a developer of cloud translation software.

Memsource, www.memsource.com

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F. INSIGHTS

F.1. Careful globalization navigation

Ineffective planning for global expansion is often a silent problem. The negative issues usually happen so far along in the project process that there is often a scramble to correct mistakes and react to customer complaints.

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G. EVENTS

7th Annual CTA Conference, Colorado Translators Association, Boulder, Colorado USA. Apr 28-30, 2017

Localization Management Round Table — Argentina, The Localization Institute, Rosario, Argentina. Apr 28-29, 2017

BP17 Translation Conference, Csaba Bán, Budapest, Hungary. May 4-6, 2017

ND Focus — Elia's networking days for Executives, Elia (European Language Industry Association), Chania, Greece. May 4-5, 2017

Annual NETA Conference, New England Translators Association, Boston, Massachusetts USA. May 6, 2017

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SlatorCon London, Slator, London, UK. May 9, 2017

11th International Translation and Interpreting Conference, Universitat Jaume, Castellón, Spain. May 10-12, 2017

Wordfast Forward 2017, Wordfast, Varna, Bulgaria. May 11-14, 2017

Information Development World, The Content Wrangler, Content Rules, Menlo Park, California USA. May 15-17, 2017

ALC Annual Conference, Association of Language Companies, Miami, Florida USA. May 17- 20, 2017

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