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December 18, 2013
 

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A. BUSINESS
A.1. Powerling opens Massachusetts offices
A.2. Dynamic Language acquires The Language Bank
A.3. Transperfect merges with Vasont

B. PEOPLE
B.1. ForeignExchange hires director of linguistic validation
B.2. euroscript International hires business development manager
B.3. MultiLing adds senior vice president of strategy and technology

C. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
C.1. OG2
C.2. Linguee adds languages
C.3. PEX Rule-Editor

D. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
D.1. International Cricket Council selects Globalization Partners International
D.2. Sajan chosen by Hotelbeds
D.3. Asia Online and ABBYY collaborate

E. ANNOUNCEMENTS
E.1. International Standard Language Resource Number
E.2. Ciklopea celebrates 10 years
E.3. Polarity localization group tenth anniversary

F. CERTIFICATIONS
F.1. Saudisoft ISO 9001:2008 certified

G. MultiLingual News
G.1. About MultiLingual News

A. BUSINESS

A.1. Powerling opens Massachusetts offices

PowerLing, developer of the computer-assisted translation technologies TEAMserver project platform and Déjà Vu X2, has opened two Massachusetts offices, located in Cambridge and Brookline.

PowerLing, E-mail: contact@powerling.com, Web: http://www.powerling.com

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A.2. Dynamic Language acquires The Language Bank

Tacoma Community House, a nonprofit serving the Puget Sound region, has announced an agreement to transfer the operations of its interpretation and translation business, a social enterprise known as The Language Bank, to Dynamic Language, a Seattle-based language industry provider.

Dynamic Language, E-mail: web@dynamiclanguage.com, Web: http://www.dynamiclanguage.com

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A.3. Transperfect merges with Vasont

TransPerfect Translations, Inc., a provider of language services, has announced a merger agreement with Vasont Systems, a provider of component content management solutions. President and CEO Richard Schiding will continue to lead the Vasont Systems division of TransPerfect as division president.

TransPerfect Translations, Inc., E-mail: info@transperfect.com, Web: http://www.transperfect.com

Vasont Systems, E-mail: contact@vasont.com, Web: http://www.vasont.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. ForeignExchange hires director of linguistic validation

ForeignExchange Translations, Inc., has hired Dana Weiss as director of linguistic validation. Weiss has ten years of expertise with patient reported outcomes.

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

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B.2. euroscript International hires business development manager

euroscript International S.A., a provider of content life cycle management solutions, has hired Andreas Krapf as business development manager for its euroscript Switzerland location.

euroscript International S.A., E-mail: contact@euroscript.com, Web: http://www.euroscript.com

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B.3. MultiLing adds senior vice president of strategy and technology

MultiLing, a translation services provider specializing in intellectual property and technical materials for global enterprises, has hired Kevin Nelson to fill the new position of senior vice president of strategy and technology. Nelson has nearly two decades of experience as a technology management executive.

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

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C. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

C.1. OG2

One Global, a provider of language and recruitment services, has introduced OG2 - a multilingual online marketing solution that incorporates website design, build and localization for startup companies.

One Global, E-mail: callme@one-global.com, Web: http://one-global.com

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C.2. Linguee adds languages

Linguee GmbH, developer of an online translation service, has added Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Italian and Dutch to its bilingual dictionary and translation search.

Linguee GmbH, E-mail: press@linguee.com, Web: http://www.linguee.com

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C.3. PEX Rule-Editor

KantanMT, a subscription-based machine translation service, has launched an online Post-Editing Automation (PEX) Rule-Editor. The new PEX editor enables members to create up to three post-editing rules at one time, test the rules against sample content, and apply the rules to client translation files.

KantanMT, E-mail: info@kantanmt.com, Web: http://kantanmt.com

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D. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

D.1. International Cricket Council selects Globalization Partners International

Globalization Partners International, a language service provider, has been selected by the International Cricket Council, the global governing body for the sport of cricket, to provide a targeted selection of translation and localization services.

Globalization Partners International, E-mail: info@globalizationpartners.com, Web: http://www.globalizationpartners.com

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D.2. Sajan chosen by Hotelbeds

Sajan, a provider of language translation technology and services, has been chosen by Hotelbeds to rewrite and translate hotel descriptions. Sajan will integrate Transplicity, its translation management system, into Hotelbeds' content management system.

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

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D.3. Asia Online and ABBYY collaborate

Asia Online Pte Ltd., a developer of automated translation technology, and ABBYY USA, a developer of language software and document recognition technologies, have joined forces to create an automated solution that offers a combined automated optical character recognition and machine translation process.

Asia Online Pte Ltd., Web: http://www.asiaonline.net

ABBYY USA, E-mail: sales@abbyyusa.com, Web: http://abbyyusa.com

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E. ANNOUNCEMENTS

E.1. International Standard Language Resource Number

Twelve NLP organizations have agreed to establish the International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN), a unique identifier, to be assigned to each language resource. Set up by the European Language Resources Association, LDC and AFNLP/Oriental-COCOSDA, the ISLRN Portal will provide unique identifiers using a standardized nomenclature, as a service for all language resource providers. It will be supervised by a steering committee composed of representatives from participating organizations.

European Language Resources Association, Web: http://www.elra.info

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E.2. Ciklopea celebrates 10 years

Ciklopea d.o.o. is celebrating its tenth year in the translation business. The company is a specialized outsourcing partner that provides complete language services and support. Its portfolio of services is divided into four groups: translation, interpreting, localization and consulting.

CIKLOPEA d.o.o., E-mail: info@ciklopea.com, Web: http://www.ciklopea.com

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E.3. Polarity localization group tenth anniversary

Polarity Post Production, a full-service audio post facility, is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Polarity’s localization group provides services that include script translation, talent casting and coordination, subtitling and foreign language audio production for multimedia applications.

Polarity Post Production, E-mail: info@polaritypost.com, Web: http://www.polaritypost.com

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F. CERTIFICATIONS

F.1. Saudisoft ISO 9001:2008 certified

Saudisoft Co. Ltd, a provider of information technology development strategies, distribution services and localization solutions, has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification for localization services.

Saudisoft Co. Ltd, E-mail: localization@saudisoft.com, Web: http://www.saudisoft.com

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G. MultiLingual News

G.1. About MultiLingual News

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