Localization World Silicon Valley 2013
June 26, 2013
 

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A. BUSINESS
A.1. suma website localized
A.2. Strangely Compelling Media

B. PEOPLE
B.1. New hires at Plunet
B.2. Sajan hires vice president, sales
B.3. Promotion at MultiLing
B.4. Avantpage hires director of new markets
B.5. Staff changes at MorphoLogic Localisation
B.6. New president at OmniLingua

C. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
C.1. Join2XML
C.2. MultiTrans Prism 5.6
C.3. iDISC adds Amerindian languages services
C.4. Globalese
C.5. Plunet BusinessManager 5.5
C.6. Wordfast Pro 3.2

D. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
D.1. TAUS and LocalizationGuy partner
D.2. Smartling partners with Taghreedat

E. ANNOUNCEMENTS
E.1. CSOFT 10-10-10 celebration

F. MultiLingual News
F.1. About MultiLingual News

A. BUSINESS

A.1. suma website localized

suma, a provider of translation and localization services in English, Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese, has launched its localized website. The site now includes Spanish and Portuguese versions.

suma, E-mail: contact@sumalatam.com, Web: http://www.sumalatam.com

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A.2. Strangely Compelling Media

Strangely Compelling Media, a boutique localization and PR company, has officially opened for business. The company was founded by video game industry professionals Michael McNamara, Gail Salamanca and Aileen Viray.

Strangely Compelling Media, E-mail: info@strangely-compelling.com, Web: http://strangely-compelling.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New hires at Plunet

Plunet GmbH, a provider of business management software for translation services and agencies, has hired Jasna Korent (implementation team), Irina Makarenko (testing department), and Benjamin Liedtke (marketing team) for its Berlin, Germany, location.

Plunet GmbH, E-mail: info@plunet.com, Web: http://www.plunet.com

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B.2. Sajan hires vice president, sales

Sajan, Inc., a provider of language translation technology and services, has hired Gráinne Maycock as vice president, sales. Maycock has spent more than 17 years in the industry, with roles spanning operations and language management as well as vendor and language services.

Sajan, Inc., E-mail: multilingual2010@sajan.com, Web: http://www.sajan.com

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B.3. Promotion at MultiLing

MultiLing, a translation services provider specializing in intellectual property and technical materials for global enterprises, has announced Adam Bigelow’s promotion to regional manager of the company’s Asia business.

MultiLing, E-mail: request@multiling.com, Web: http://www.multiling.com

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B.4. Avantpage hires director of new markets

Avantpage, a language service provider, has hired David Serra as director of new markets. Serra's background includes employment with Welocalize, Lionbridge, Xerox and Microsoft.

Avantpage, E-mail: info@avantpage.com, Web: http://www.avantpage.com

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B.5. Staff changes at MorphoLogic Localisation

MorphoLogic Localisation, a provider of translation, localization and machine translation solutions, has hired Endre Béres as head of marketing, and promoted Gergely Horváth to head of product development.

MorphoLogic Localisation Ltd., E-mail: info@mloc.eu, Web: http://www.mloc.eu

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B.6. New president at OmniLingua

OmniLingua Worldwide, LLC, a global language management services firm, has transitioned Kenneth Klein from director of sales and marketing to president. Klein has more than 14 years of corporate executive experience in international business, sales and marketing, product development and implementation.

OmniLingua Worldwide, LLC, E-mail: info@omnilingua.com, Web: http://www.omnilingua.com

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C. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

C.1. Join2XML

Element Language Technology has developed Join2XML. The application is intended to reduce the workload during localization of software resources. It supports XML and HTML-based files and the Unicode UTF-8 standard.

Element Language Technology, E-mail: contact@terra-tms.com, Web: http://www.terra-tms.com

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C.2. MultiTrans Prism 5.6

MultiCorpora, a provider of multilingual asset management solutions, has released MultiTrans Prism version 5.5. The new version features the Gateway model to illustrate compliance to security requirements for external collaboration.

MultiCorpora, E-mail: info@multicorpora.com, Web: http://www.multicorpora.com

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C.3. iDISC adds Amerindian languages services

iDISC Information Technologies, S.L., a provider of multilingual communication solutions, has been involved in making K'iche' and Quechua available in mainstream software. The company has established a permanent translation team in Nahualá, Guatemala, to work on projects in Amerindian languages.

iDISC Information Technologies, S.L., E-mail: info@idisc.es, Web: http://www.idisc.es

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C.4. Globalese

MorphoLogic Localisation, a provider of translation, localization and machine translation solutions, has launched Globalese — a statistical machine translation system. It is designed to integrate machine translation into standard translation processes.

MorphoLogic Localisation Ltd., E-mail: info@mloc.eu, Web: http://www.mloc.eu

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C.5. Plunet BusinessManager 5.5

Plunet GmbH, a provider of business management software for translation services and agencies, has released Plunet BusinessManager 5.5. The latest version includes CAT integration upgrades and EN 15038 conformity verification using Plunet QualityManager.

Plunet GmbH, E-mail: info@plunet.com, Web: http://www.plunet.com

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C.6. Wordfast Pro 3.2

Wordfast LLC, a provider of translation memory software, has released Wordfast Pro 3.2. New features include support for advanced file formats and translation memory administration.

Wordfast LLC, E-mail: info@wordfast.com, Web: http://www.wordfast.com

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D. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

D.1. TAUS and LocalizationGuy partner

TAUS and LocalizationGuy LLC have announced an agreement. As part of the agreement, Aki Ito, president of LocalizationGuy, will lead TAUS strategic orientation sessions with new and prospective members and serve as a panelist for TAUS translation technology showcase webinars.

TAUS, E-mail: memberservices@translationautomation.com, Web: http://translationautomation.com

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D.2. Smartling partners with Taghreedat

Smartling, Inc., provider of a cloud-based software platform, has partnered with Taghreedat, an Arabic digital content crowdsourcing community-building initiative. Smartling intends to centralize Taghreedat's volunteer translation initiatives and collaborate on localization-focused educational opportunities for Arabic translators.

Smartling, Inc., E-mail: sales@smartling.com, Web: http://www.smartling.com

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E. ANNOUNCEMENTS

E.1. CSOFT 10-10-10 celebration

CSOFT International, Ltd., a provider of localization, testing and software development, is celebrating 10 years in business with a yearlong 10-10-10 celebration – ten events in ten cities.

CSOFT International, Ltd., E-mail: info@csoftintl.com, Web: http://www.csoftintl.com

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F. MultiLingual News

F.1. About MultiLingual News

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