July 10, 2019

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A. BUSINESS

B. PEOPLE

C. RESOURCES

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

E. CERTIFICATIONS

F. INSIGHTS

G. EVENTS

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A. BUSINESS

A.1. M21Global opens office in Brazil

M21Global, a language service provider with headquarters in Lisbon, Portugal, and offices in Spain and France, has opened a new office in São Paulo, Brazil.

M21Global, www.m21global.com

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A.2. BeLazy official launch

BeLazy, a partnership facilitator, has officially launched. The new company is a tech-agnostic technology provider requiring two other systems produced by other companies. At this time it supports all XTRF vendor portals, some Plunet vendor portals (those that have explicitly given permission), and Transline's Transact portal.

BeLazy, belazy.cat

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A.3. RWS Moravia opens new Brno office

RWS Moravia, a global leader in language services, has announced the opening of its newest, and soon-to-be only, office in Brno, Czech Republic, home of the company's global headquarters.

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

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A.4. BIG Language Solutions official launch, acquisition

BIG Language Solutions has announced its launch and the acquisition of ProTranslating, a provider of language services. BIG was founded by CEO Jeff Brink in partnership with MSouth Equity Partners, a private equity firm.

BIG Language Solutions, www.biglanguage.com

ProTranslating, Inc., www.protranslating.com

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A.5. Today Translations rebrands

Today Translations has rebranded and changed the company name to Guildhawk. The name change is intended to better represent the range of services and consultancy the company provides.

Guildhawk, www.guildhawk.com

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A.6. Ivannovation website redesigned

Ivannovation, LLC, a provider of language services, has redesigned its website to reflect its expanded range of services.

Ivannovation, LLC, ivannovation.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New hire at Janus

Janus Worldwide Inc., a language service provider, has hired Dan Valentine as a business development manager.

Janus Worldwide Inc., www.janusww.com

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B.2. Promotions at The Translation People

The Translation People, a provider of language translation services, has restructured. Jasmin Schneider has been promoted from operations director to managing director. Sam Bennett has become operations director. Steve Holden has been promoted from financial controller to the new role of finance director in a new management team that also includes business development director Alan White.

The Translation People, www.thetranslationpeople.com

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B.3. New hire at KantanMT

KantanMT, a subscription-based machine translation service, has appointed Carlos Zheng as consultant and agent for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Zheng has spent several years working in the roles of project manager and general manager for two Taiwanese companies.

KantanMT, kantanmt.com

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B.4. New hire at e2f

e2f, inc., a provider of language services, has hired Scott Schwalbach as vice president of partnerships. After 17 years at Microsoft as International Program Manager, Schwalbach has worked at SDL, Vistatec, Alpha CRC, Pactera and Cloudwords.

e2f, inc., e2f.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. 15th study of market for outsourced language services, technology

CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "The Language Services Market: 2019." Based on a comprehensive survey of industry providers and rigorous methodology, the report analyzes the market from January 2018 through May 2019, providing an overview of the market landscape, describing the impact of intrinsic business forces and drivers for growth, and presenting market data about language services and technology.

CSA Research, csa-research.com

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. Language I/O Chat for Zendesk

Language I/O, a provider of software that combines human and machine translation to automate the translation of customer support content, has introduced Language I/O Chat for Zendesk. The plug in allows English-speaking support agents to communicate with customers in more than 150 languages directly inside the Zendesk live chat window.

Language I/O LLC, www.languageio.com

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E. CERTIFICATIONS

E.1. TransPerfect achieves ISO 18587 certification

TransPerfect, a provider of global business services, has achieved certification to the ISO 18587 standard. The standard provides universal requirements to ensure the quality of translation produced using artificial intelligence tools, including machine translation and neural machine translation.

TransPerfect, www.transperfect.com

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F. INSIGHTS

F.1. Nuances and niceties

It's been at least five years since I traveled to a place where I did not know the language, but the upcoming LocWorld40 has taken me to the west coast of Portugal for ten days.

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G. EVENTS

International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School, British Centre for Literary Translation, National Centre for Writing, Norwich, UK. Jul 21-27, 2019

UTICamp-2019, InText, Dnipro, Ukraine. Jul 22-28, 2019

MT Summit XVII, European Association for Machine Translation, Dublin, Ireland. Aug 19-23, 2019

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gamescom, Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany. Aug 20-24, 2019

Translation Forum Russia, Business Bureau of the Association of Interpreters, St. Petersburg, Russia. Aug 23-25, 2019

4th International Translation Technology Summer School, KU Leuven, Antwerp, Belgium. Sep 2-6, 2019

Content Marketing World, Content Marketing Institute, Cleveland, Ohio USA. Sep 3-6, 2019

ICNLSP 2019, Directorate General for Scientific Research and Technological Development, Trento, Italy. Sep 12-13, 2019

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2nd Translation Industry Conference, Translated in Argentina, Cordoba, Argentina. Sep 14-15, 2019

TAUS Global Content Summit Thessaloniki, TAUS, Thessaloniki, Greece. Sep 17, 2019

ATC Language Industry Summit 2019, Association of Translation Companies, London, UK. Sep 19-20, 2019

Translation Technology Round Table, The Localization Institute, Heidelberg, Germany. Sep 19-20, 2019

TAUS Global Content Summit Dublin, TAUS, Dublin, Ireland. Sep 24, 2019

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