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Cresceri and Birsan elected president and vice-president of European Language Industry Association

The European Language Industry Association (ELIA), a European not-for-profit trade association for the language industry, announced the selection of its new president and vice-president on Sunday, October 17, ahead of its two-day Focus on Executives conference held in Rhodes, Greece. Diego Cresceri, CEO and founder of Italian language service provider...
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New speech-to-speech tech company in running for $3 million grant

Voiseed aims to shake up the audio localization industry with a deep learning, virtual voice engine.

Argos Multilingual Announces Acquisition of Venga Global

Argos Multilingual, a Krakow-based language service provider (LSP), announced on October 21, that it has acquired Venga Global, a San Francisco-based LSP with roots...

Two LSPs, RWS and Keywords Studios, Receive AIM Awards

Two European language service providers (LSPs) — RWS and Keywords Studios — were recently awarded Alternative Investment Market (AIM) Awards. The AIM, a sub-market of...

How Do Organizations Measure the Success of Language Operations?

When we surveyed over 1,000 decision-makers at global mid-market and enterprise organizations, more than 90% of them said Language Operations (LangOps) could be very...

Cresceri and Birsan elected president and vice-president of European Language Industry...

The European Language Industry Association (ELIA), a European not-for-profit trade association for the language industry, announced the selection of its new president and vice-president...

Youtube to Add Several New Audio and Caption Features

Google recently announced last week that it will be adding a whole new series of features to Youtube’s closed captioning and subtitles, including a...

Microsoft Translator Now Available in 100+ Languages

The team behind Microsoft’s Azure AI platform recently announced that the company’s machine translation (MT) system, Microsoft Translator, is now capable of translating text...

Sally Rooney Rejects Hebrew Translation, Debate Ensues

Irish novelist Sally Rooney sparked controversy earlier this week over her explanation of why she recently refused to sell the Hebrew translation rights of...

Indian Social Media Platform Promotes Multilingualism

Koo, an Indian microblogging social media platform that was launched in late 2019, has announced that it is currently looking to expand the social...

Global Readiness Forum

What’s that you say? You haven’t heard of the Global Readiness Forum? Don’t worry. Neither had we, which is why we had no choice...

“Korean Wave” Spurs Influx of Loanwords, OED says

We’re currently in the midst of a “Korean wave,” according to editors at the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) — from Squid Game’s immense popularity...

Fijian Language Celebrated Across New Zealand

Oct. 3 marked the beginning of Fijian Language Week in New Zealand, the seventh of this year’s nine Pacific Language Weeks being celebrated throughout...

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