October 10, 2018

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A. BUSINESS

B. PEOPLE

C. RESOURCES

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

F. EVENTS

G. MultiLingual News

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A. BUSINESS

A.1. Women in Localization 501(c)(3) certified

Women in Localization, a professional organization for women in the localization industry, has announced its official certification as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization.

Women in Localization, www.womeninlocalization.com

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A.2. Translata buys Localization Guru

Translation agency Translata has bought translation startup Localization Guru. Localization Guru will remain a distinct entity with services, management and administration delivered under the Translata brand.

Translata, www.translata.eu

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A.3. Venga acquires TI

Venga Global, a provider of localization services such as software localization, website translation, and video and marketing translation, has acquired Translators International (TI), an information and communication technology security language services company.

Venga Global, vengaglobal.com

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A.4. Moravia rebrands

The Moravia IT Group has rebranded per its acquisition by RWS, a provider of intellectual property support services. RWS Moravia will continue to operate as an autonomous division of RWS.

RWS Moravia, www.rws.com/what-we-do/rws-moravia

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A.5. Questel acquires MultiLing

Questel, an online intellectual property services provider, has acquired MultiLing, a provider of patent translations. Questel will partner with MultiLing's management team.

MultiLing, www.multiling.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New hire at ICD Translation

ICD Translation, a provider of language services featuring a cloud-based translation management system, has hired Steven Perhach as head of the company's new video remote interpreting product.

ICD Translation, www.icdtranslation.com

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B.2. New hire and leadership at TripleInk

TripleInk, a multilingual marketing communications agency and provider of language and global content services, has hired Cristina Segar as an account supervisor.

The company has also announced that Christa Tiefenbacher-Hudson, the agency's cofounder and managing director, is retiring. Stephanie Cooper, vice president of translation services, and Uta Moncur, vice president of strategic operations and localization services, will jointly lead the agency.

TripleInk, www.tripleink.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. Internationalization planning guide

Lingoport, Inc., a provider of software internationalization tools and services, has created the i18n Quick Planning Guide to help companies understand the process of preparing software to support local languages and cultural settings.

Lingoport, Inc., www.lingoport.com

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C.2. Report on defining depth of localization

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "How Deeply Should You Localize." The report addresses how to define depth of localization and how deeply organizations localize, with an emphasis on the role of site size and number of languages in this decision and why organizations treat languages differently. It closes with a set of recommendations for how to determine appropriate depth for sites.

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

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. XTM v11.4

XTM International, developers of a translation management system and computer aided translation tool, has released XTM v11.4. The latest version introduces the new neural machine translation engine Amazon Translate, enhancements for XTM Connect and the option to provide different plural forms of a noun during translation of iOS source files.

XTM International, xtm.cloud

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D.2. Machine Translation Quality Estimation

Memsource, a developer of cloud translation software, has released its second feature powered by artificial intelligence, Machine Translation Quality Estimation. The feature can be used with over 70 language pairs and is available for the more than 25 machine translation engines supported in Memsource and in all Memsource editions.

Memsource, www.memsource.com

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E.1. Elisa selects Media.Next

Elisa, a telecommunications, ICT and digital service company, has selected subtitling and voiceover solution Media.Next by Translations.com, a provider of translation-related technology products, to support its Nordic TV launch in China.

Translations.com, www.translations.com

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F. EVENTS

TAUS Data Summit 2018, TAUS, Seattle, Washington USA. Oct 15, 2018

ICIT 2018, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology , London, UK. Oct 15-16, 2018

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SLSP 2018, NUMEDIART Institute University of Mons, LANGUAGE Institute University of Mons, Mons, Belgium. Oct 15-16, 2018

Game Global Summit Seattle, Localization World, Ltd., Seattle, Washington USA. Oct 16-17, 2018

LocWorld38 Seattle, Localization World, Ltd., Seattle, Washington USA. Oct 17-19, 2018

Google Assistant Going Global, The International Multilingual User Group (IMUG), Santa Clara, California USA. Oct 18, 2018

LavaCon Conference on Content Strategy and TechComm Management, LavaCon, New Orleans, Louisiana USA. Oct 21-24, 2018

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Digital Media and Translation Bootcamp, Digital Media Translation Academy, Athens, Greece. Oct 22-26, 2018

59th ATA Conference, American Translators Association, New Orleans, Louisiana USA. Oct 24-27, 2018

Meet Central Europe Conference, AATC, ACTA, ATCSK, Proford, Budapest, Hungary. Oct 30-31, 2018

EMNLP 2018, Association for Computational Linguistics, Brussels, Belgium. Oct 31-Nov 4, 2018

Best Practices for Communicators in Highly Regulated Industries, Ragan Communications, Inc., New York, New York USA. Nov 8-9, 2018

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