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70% of U.S. Residents Support Language Access Measures

The majority of the United States’ residents believe that the nation should do more to accommodate speakers of other languages, according to results from a recently released survey. Preply, a Massachusetts-based e-learning platform, recently conducted and published the results of a survey on U.S. residents’ opinions regarding language use in...

Letters to the editor: rebuttal to Jaap van der Meer

We, the authors of this letter to the editor of MultiLingual, have thought about Jaap van der Meer’s article in the July-August issue of...

70% of U.S. Residents Support Language Access Measures

The majority of the United States’ residents believe that the nation should do more to accommodate speakers of other languages, according to results from...

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...

UK Ministry of Defence Leaks Afghan Interpreters’ Identities, Apologizes

A recent blunder by the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence could have sever implications for Afghan interpreters seeking asylum in light of the recent...

WhatsApp Developing Automatic Transcription Feature

WhatsApp is currently working on developing an in-app speech recognition and automatic transcription system for the iOS app’s voice message feature, according to WhatsApp...

Improving Diversity in the Field of Sign Language Interpreting

Researchers at three British universities have recently released a study highlighting the need for improved diversity in the field of sign language interpreting and...

SignLab Amsterdam Works on MT for Signed Languages

It’s easy to take the overhead announcements in train stations and airports for granted, but oftentimes they present passengers with indispensable information about weather...

Zoom Announces Launch of Live Translation in 12 Languages

The digital communications platform Zoom announced Sept. 13 that the company will be launching a new live translation feature to the platform within the...

Helsinki Mayor Wants to Declare City an English-Speaking Area

The mayor of Helsinki, Finland attracted no small amount of controversy recently with a suggestion from the city’s mayor that the capital rebrand itself...

Babbel Set to List on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Babbel, the popular Berlin-based online language learning platform, announced Sept. 7 that it would list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) this year, according...

Launching Language Operations (LangOps): A Unified Language Strategy to Unleash Growth

Sponsored: We’ve been working hard to change the future of language and its impact on your business. We’re now introducing a new technology category:...

TikTok Users Revive Secret African American Language

In the 18th Century, African American enslaved people developed a secret language that was used to encode private communication and also teach each other...

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