December 12, 2018

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A. BUSINESS

B. PEOPLE

C. RESOURCES

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

E. INSIGHTS

F. SNEAK PEEK: NEXT ISSUE OF MultiLingual

G. EVENTS

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A. BUSINESS

A.1. Summa Linguae acquires Kommunicera

Summa Linguae, language and technology services provider, has acquired Kommunicera, a Swedish-based localization company. Lea Backhurst will be the new managing director for Nordic operations and Sara Lindqvist will be operations manager.

Summa Linguae, summalinguae.pl

Kommunicera, www.kommunicera.se

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A.2. CITLoC now live

The Consortium of Indian Translation and Localisation Companies (CITLoC), a new India-based translation company association, has officially launched, including companies such as BITS Private Limited, Mayflower Language Services, Crystal Hues, Trans Infopreneur Inc., Braahmam and Fidel Tech.

CITLoC, citloc.in

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. Iconic adds to staff

Iconic Translation Machines Ltd., a language technology software company, has hired Maurizio Pittau as marketing manager.

Iconic Translation Machines Ltd., iconictranslation.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. Reports cover survey results

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Global Digital Transformation Overview: Six Correlations." The report presents top level survey results from a global digital transformation research series based on a survey of 53 content marketing and localization managers conducted in September 2018.
The report "The Fastest-Growing LSPs: 2018" analyzes revenue, evaluates the factors that drive growth and analyzes the performance of leading companies.

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

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. Hey memoQ

Kilgray Translation Technologies, a developer of translation productivity tools, has released memoQ 8.7. The new version introduces Hey memoQ, an iOS application that provides dictation support for users of the memoQ translation environment.

memoQ Translation Technologies, www.kilgray.com

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D.2. Wordfast Pro 5.7

Wordfast LLC, a provider of translation memory software, has released Wordfast Pro 5.7. Notable features and improvements include PDF support for Mac users, support for DeepL machine translation API and run batch actions in the background.

Wordfast LLC, www.wordfast.com

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D.3. Alchemy CATALYST 2019

Alchemy Software Development Ltd., a visual localization solutions provider, has released Alchemy CATALYST 2019. New features include the ability to label segments with customizable, color-coded tags, editing of Alchemy .tm files, visual view for DOC, PDF and XML files, and a second memo field called Translator Note.

Alchemy Software Development Ltd., www.alchemysoftware.com

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E. INSIGHTS

E.1. Global audiences, social media and content localization

Content localization is a relatively new realm that is rapidly gaining momentum. Its existence is necessary in the modern-day world of marketing if a business wants to reach wider audiences. Content localization has also sp

To read the rest of these and other web-exclusive, global language industry articles, or to submit your own, click here.

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F. SNEAK PEEK: NEXT ISSUE OF MultiLingual

The next issue of MultiLingual features a focus on Spanish. If you are a subscriber, this issue will be at your fingertips late December.

F.1. Five takeaways from HubSpot's international Spanish strategy by David Chaves Rodríguez

From an operational standpoint, the Hispanosphere poses numerous challenges to businesses looking to execute a successful region-centric strategy. Differences in local laws, distribution channels, geography, culture, currency and other factors can seriously impact a business's ability to enter and operate in these countries effectively.

F.2. Everything emergency planners need to know about language by Terena Bell

According to the last census, 21% of Americans don't speak English at home. But it's the language of choice for most emergency management teams, creating a communication barrier that can kill.

F.3. The challenge of gender equality in Latin America by Arle Lommel

These findings show just how difficult it is to generalize research about social issues around the world. Similarly, industry-specific knowledge is important, because generalizations from other fields also have limited applicability.

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G. EVENTS

Building Better Worlds through Game Culturalization, Seattle Localization User Group, Seattle, Washington USA. Dec 13, 2018

How Technology Is Redefining When and Where We Meet, The International Multilingual User Group, San Jose, California USA. Jan 17, 2019

ALC UNConference, Association of Language Companies, Huntington Beach, California USA. Jan 17-19, 2019

Lenguas 2019, Italia Morayta Foundation, InterpretAmerica, Mexico City, Mexico. Jan 24-26, 2019

Translation Technology Round Table, The Localization Institute, Boulder, Colorado USA. Jan 24-25, 2019

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AITCO 2019, East Africa Interpreters and Translators Association, Nairobi, Kenya. Feb 8-9, 2019

Sanskrit and Other Indian Languages — Technology, JNU, Bhartiya Bhasha Manch, New Delhi, India. Feb 15-17, 2019

Together, Elia (European Language Industry Association), Barcelona, Spain. Feb 21-22, 2019

LocWorld39 Kuala Lumpur, Localization World, Ltd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Feb 27-28, 2019

tcworld India, tekom, Bangalore, India. Feb 28-Mar 1, 2019

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TAUS Global Content Summit Amsterdam, TAUS, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Mar 6, 2019

Wordfast Forward 2019, Wordfast, Sainte-Luce, Martinique. Mar 21-23, 2019

TAUS Global Content Summit New York, TAUS, New York, New York USA. Mar 21, 2019

GALA 2019, Globalization and Localization Association, Munich, Germany. Mar 24-27, 2019

LATA 2019, Saint Petersburg State University, IRDTA, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Mar 25-29, 2019

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