March 07, 2018

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A. BUSINESS

B. PEOPLE

C. RESOURCES

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

F. INSIGHTS

G. EVENTS


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A. BUSINESS

A.1. Annual global market study survey open

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., (CSA) an independent market research firm specializing in the language services industry, has issued a call for participation in its annual global language services and technology market survey. CSA will publish the rankings of the leading LSPs in the world and location by region, in addition to lists of the fastest-growing providers and the leading interpreting companies.

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

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New hires for ADAPT Localization

ADAPT Localization Services, a provider of services tailored to the medical, life sciences, IT and telecommunications sectors, has hired Dilva Bovetti and Marco Giardina as business development managers for its Como, Italy, office.

ADAPT Localization Services, www.adapt-localization.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. Report showcases common mistakes and solutions

Byte Level Research, analyst of the art and science of web globalization, has released the report "Web Globalization Bloopers & Blunders." The report was created to help teams within an organization become aware of some of the more common oversights and errors.

Byte Level Research, www.bytelevel.com

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C.2. New version of catalog for ELRA

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has completely redesigned its Catalogue of Language Resources (LR), including an extended metadata to describe LRs and a refined search for finding more specific information using criteria such as language, resource or media type and license.

European Language Resources Association, www.elra.info

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C.3. Avoiding global content missteps

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Global Content Missteps: How to Avoid Them." The report describes the challenge of global content missteps, provides examples and offers advice on how to avoid becoming a bad localization meme.

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

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. Capita LiveLINK

Capita Translation and Interpreting (Capita TI), a division of Capita Plc, has launched Capita LiveLINK, a remote interpreting system available in 250 languages.

Capita Translation and Interpreting, www.capitatranslationinterpreting.com

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D.2. Instant Remote Interpretation Services application

Language Services Associates, Inc., has introduced its Instant Remote Interpretation Services application, or IRIS, combining an encrypted connection with a user-friendly interface. The app offers more than 240 languages, including rare languages and American Sign Language.

Language Services Associates, Inc., www.lsaweb.com

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E.1. AGATO selects Plunet BusinessManager

AGATO, a provider of certified, legal translation services has selected Plunet BusinessManager by Plunet GmbH, a provider of business management software for translation services and agencies.

Plunet GmbH, www.plunet.com

AGATO, agatotranslate.com

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E.2. KantanMT Across Connector

KantanMT, a subscription-based machine translation service, has launched KantanMT Across Connector, a connector that integrates neural machine translation into the Across Language Server by Across Systems GmbH, a manufacturer of corporate translation management systems.

KantanMT, kantanmt.com

Across Systems GmbH & Inc, www.across.net

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F. INSIGHTS

F.1. The Only Irish Language Act in Town

Ireland's Got Language Talent — The Irish Language (Gaeilge) is making news again. This time with U.S. performer RuPaul (@rupaul)

F.2. Northern Ireland's current language crisis

13 months of talks over power-sharing in Northern Ireland has come to a standstill over language.

F.3. Five ways to localize your email marketing strategy

Although email marketing can be extremely effective with the right strategy, it's not always easy to connect with your audience. Across a wide range of industries, the average email open rate is about 32%.

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G. EVENTS

GALA 2018, Globalization and Localization Association, Boston, Massachusetts USA. Mar 13-16, 2018

Global Ready Conference, Smartling, San Francisco, California USA. Mar 15, 2018

Ten Mincho: To Boldly Go Where No Japanese Font Has Gone Before, The International Multilingual User Group (IMUG), San Jose, California USA. Mar 15, 2018

AMTA 2018, Association for Machine Translation in the Americas, Boston, Massachusetts USA. Mar 17-21, 2018

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Game Developers Conference, UBM Tech Game Network, San Francisco, California USA. Mar 19-23, 2018

Intelligent Content Conference 2018, Content Marketing Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Mar 20-22, 2018

TAUS Asia Conference, TAUS, Beijing, China. Mar 22-23, 2018

Rendez-vous Montréal 2018, Language Industry Association / L'Association de l'industrie de la langue, Montreal, Canada. Mar 22, 2018

The Translation and Localization Conference 2018, TLC Conferences, Warsaw, Poland. Mar 23-24, 2018

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ATISA IX, American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA. Mar 29-Apr 1, 2018

LocWorld36 Tokyo, Localization World, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan. Apr 3-5, 2018

SpeechTEK 2018, Information Today, Inc., Washington, DC USA. Apr 9-11, 2018

LATA 2018, Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics, Ramat Gan, Israel. Apr 9-11, 2018

TAUS QE Summit Dublin 2018, TAUS, Dublin, Ireland. Apr 11, 2018

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