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A. FINANCIAL
A.1. Safaba receives funding from Newlin, Innovation Works

B. PEOPLE
B.1. New assistant project manager at Netwire
B.2. Management and board changes at Translators without Borders

C. RESOURCES
C.1. Revenue numbers show growth in interpreting services

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
D.1. Cloudwords Developer Center
D.2. XTM 7.7
D.3. Sentiment@Work
D.4. Languages added to LanguageUc video remote interpreting

E. SHOWS AND SEMINARS
E.1. Localization World Bangkok call for papers
E.2. Quality Management In Localization Certification

F. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
F.1. LinguaSys, RantNetwork partner technology
F.2. ForeignExchange selected by Edwards Lifesciences
F.3. inbenta chosen by Ticketmaster
F.4. Twilio, Shutterstock and Optimizely chose Smartling

G. CERTIFICATIONS
G.1. Texo ISO 9001:2008 certified

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A. FINANCIAL

A.1. Safaba receives funding from Newlin, Innovation Works

Safaba Translation Solutions, LLC, has announced the closing of a private equity financing round led by Newlin Investment Company with additional funding from Innovation Works, an investor in seed- and early-stage technology companies.

Safaba Translation Solutions, LLC, E-mail: info@safaba.com, Web: http://www.safaba.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New assistant project manager at Netwire

Netwire, a provider of language services, has hired Daiana Iris Marquardt as assistant project manager for its project management department in Argentina.

Netwire, E-mail: talk2us@netwire.com.br, Web: http://www.netwire.com.br

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B.2. Management and board changes at Translators without Borders

Translators without Borders, a not-for-profit focused on spreading knowledge through humanitarian translations, has appointed Anne-Marie Colliander Lind as director of fundraising to work directly with the organization’s growing number of sponsors and supporters.

The management team was also expanded to include volunteers Rocio Haskell as senior manager of resources and Ildikó Santana as senior project manager.

Translators without Borders, E-mail: twb@translatorswithoutborders.org, Web: http://translatorswithoutborders.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. Revenue numbers show growth in interpreting services

Common Sense Advisory, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Top 15 Interpreting Companies: 2013," a new research report outlining revenue numbers for the leading providers in the growing language services industry.

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., E-mail: sales@commonsenseadvisory.com, Web: http://www.commonsenseadvisory.com

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. Cloudwords Developer Center

Cloudwords, Inc., an online translation management platform, has launched the Cloudwords Developer Center, a developer-centric destination designed to enable integration between content management systems and a company's own platform.

Cloudwords, Inc., E-mail: globalsales@cloudwords.com, Web: http://www.cloudwords.com

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D.2. XTM 7.7

XTM International, a developer of XML authoring and translation tools, has released XTM 7.7. Updates include a new translation memory tagging feature and improved matching for Japanese and Chinese source text.

XTM International, E-mail: sales@xtm-intl.com, Web: http://www.xtm-intl.com

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D.3. Sentiment@Work

LinguaSys, Inc., a provider of multilingual human language technologies, has developed Sentiment@Work, technology designed for monitoring and responding to online comments and analyzing input in 15 languages.

LinguaSys, Inc., E-mail: info@linguasys.com, Web: http://www.linguasys.com

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D.4. Languages added to LanguageUc video remote interpreting

LanguageLine Solutions, an interpreting service provider, has added Arabic, Russian and Somali languages to its LanguageUc video remote interpreting application. The app is designed to work with most mobile devices or computers and also provides interpretation for Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish and Vietnamese, in addition to American sign language.

LanguageLine Solutions, Web: http://www.languageline.com

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E. SHOWS AND SEMINARS

E.1. Localization World Bangkok call for papers

Localization World, Ltd., has announced a call for papers deadline of 17 September, 2013, for its conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 24-26 February 2014. The 2014 event theme of Disruptive Innovation is intended to start discussions on what is the best way for the language industry to take advantage of new technologies and processes in order to thrive in new markets.

Localization World, Ltd., E-mail: info@localizationworld.com, Web: http://www.localizationworld.com

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E.2. Quality Management In Localization Certification

The Localization Institute and TAUS are offering the Quality Management in Localization Certification Program, a combination of self-paced, online learning modules followed by a half-day training workshop and certification exam. The program is targeted to quality or project managers. The online study begins September 9 and registration closes September 29, 2014. The half-day workshop will be held in Santa Clara, California, on October 8, 2014.

The Localization Institute, Inc., E-mail: info@localizationinstitute.com, Web: http://www.localizationinstitute.com

TAUS, E-mail: memberservices@taus.net, Web: http://taus.net

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F. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

F.1. LinguaSys, RantNetwork partner technology

LinguaSys, Inc., a provider of multilingual human language technologies, has licensed RantNetwork’s OPI Translate mobile phone language translation and interpretation application. RantNetwork, Inc., developers of translation applications, partners with technology developers in machine translation and voice recognition to offer solutions for text, speech and image text translation.

LinguaSys, Inc., E-mail: info@linguasys.com, Web: http://www.linguasys.com

RantNetwork, Inc., E-mail: info@rantnetwork.com, Web: http://www.opitranslate.com

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F.2. ForeignExchange selected by Edwards Lifesciences

ForeignExchange Translations, Inc., has been selected by Edwards Lifesciences as a preferred supplier of translation services for its Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. Edwards manufactures tissue heart valves and related repair products.

ForeignExchange Translations, Inc., E-mail: info@fxtrans.com, Web: http://www.fxtrans.com

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F.3. inbenta chosen by Ticketmaster

inbenta, a provider of natural language processing and semantic search solutions, has been chosen by Ticketmaster to implement its customer support using NLP and inbenta's e-mail management system. The deployment included more than 16 countries and more than 12 languages.

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

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F.4. Twilio, Shutterstock and Optimizely chose Smartling

Smartling, Inc., provider of a cloud-based software platform, has been chosen by Twilio (web service APIs), Shutterstock (commercial digital imagery) and Optimizely (web optimization) to provide localization of digital content and enable the companies to access global markets.

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

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G. CERTIFICATIONS

G.1. Texo ISO 9001:2008 certified

Texo S.R.L., a language service provider, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification. The scope of the certification applies to the company's translation service, including project management, translation, editing and proofreading.

Texo S.R.L., E-mail: info@texott.com.ar, Web: http://www.texott.com.ar

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H.1. About MultiLingual News

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