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11 hours ago

Newly-Founded Entertainment Globalization Association Shares Strategy

Multimedia Translation

By Katie Botkin

Newly-Founded Entertainment Globalization Association Shares Strategy

Multimedia Translation | By Katie Botkin on Nov 23, 2020

The newly-minted Entertainment Globalization Association (EGA), just created last week, has set its sights on publicizing the role of localization in the entertainment industry. The… Continue Reading

Nuremberg
3 days ago

Nuremberg Trials, 75 years of Simultaneous Interpretation

Interpretation

By MultiLingualStaff

Nuremberg Trials, 75 years of Simultaneous Interpretation

Interpretation | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 21, 2020

75 years after its first use at the Nuremberg Military Tribunals, simultaneous interpretation is still modeled largely after the process implemented by the Allies during… Continue Reading

Localization
4 days ago

Friday Roundup | November 20, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | November 20, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 20, 2020

CPSL announces partnership with DreamTech To step up efforts toward technological development and offer comprehensive digital solutions, Barcelona-based language service provider CPSL is embarking on… Continue Reading

Olivier Marcheteau
5 days ago

Acolad and Amplexor Acquisition Now Official

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marjolein Groot Nibbelink By Marjolein Groot Nibbelink

Acolad and Amplexor Acquisition Now Official

Mergers and Acquisitions | By Marjolein Groot Nibbelink on Nov 19, 2020

The Group passes the symbolic threshold of 2,000 employees and has a combined turnover of more than 270 million euros for the year 2019. The… Continue Reading

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services
6 days ago

Language Services Mean Access and Justice

Language

By MultiLingualStaff

Language Services Mean Access and Justice

Language | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 17, 2020

We spoke with Karina Rodríguez about working as a language services provider in veterinary medicine, renters’ rights, and childhood learning in California. The language services… Continue Reading

Webinar
2 weeks ago

Friday Roundup | November 13, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | November 13, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 13, 2020

Lilt Labs opens registration for upcoming webinar, Rethinking Your Customer Engagement Strategy, with CSA Research Join Lilt Labs next week when CSA Research shares insight… Continue Reading

languages
2 weeks ago

MIT CSAIL and Reviving Lost Languages

AI, Technology

By MultiLingualStaff

MIT CSAIL and Reviving Lost Languages

AI, Technology | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 11, 2020

Can the evolution of language inform machine translation models for extinct languages? Researchers at CSAIL think so. Jean-Francois Champollion did too. If not for ancient… Continue Reading

Grant Straker, CEO
2 weeks ago

Straker Wins Major Contract with IBM

AI, Business News, Localization

By Katie Botkin

Straker Wins Major Contract with IBM

AI, Business News, Localization | By Katie Botkin on Nov 10, 2020

Shares of New-Zealand based Straker Translations (ASX.STG) jumped almost 45% today — November 11 in New Zealand — on the announcement of a strategic two-year… Continue Reading

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CITLoB
2 weeks ago

CITLoB Elects 2020-2022 National Governing Body

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

CITLoB Elects 2020-2022 National Governing Body

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 10, 2020

In a statement, CITLoB president Sandeep Nulkar outlined the new body’s mission to meet the unprecedented demand for Indic language services and cultivate global partnerships.… Continue Reading

Webinar
2 weeks ago

Washington Post Implementing Localization Solutions

Localization, Localization Strategy

By MultiLingualStaff

Washington Post Implementing Localization Solutions

Localization, Localization Strategy | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 09, 2020

As major news publications reckon with decreased readership, the Washington Post has turned to solutions that emphasize localization and regional outreach. The Washington Post has… Continue Reading

AI unit of Lionbridge acquired
2 weeks ago

Lionbridge AI Unit Acquired by Canadian Telecom

Language Industry News and Events, Mergers and Acquisitions

By MultiLingualStaff

Lionbridge AI Unit Acquired by Canadian Telecom

Language Industry News and Events, Mergers and Acquisitions | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 06, 2020

TELUS International, a digital customer experience division of Canadian telecom giant TELUS, agreed to acquire Lionbridge AI, the crowd-based training data and annotation platform used… Continue Reading

Appointed
3 weeks ago

Friday Roundup | November 6, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | November 6, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 06, 2020

Kathy Laster appointed chair of Australia’s VITS Language Loop Professor Kathy Laster, director of Victoria University’s Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, has been appointed chair of… Continue Reading

Election
3 weeks ago

GALA Announces Candidates for Upcoming Board Election

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

GALA Announces Candidates for Upcoming Board Election

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 05, 2020

The election features 18 candidates from several corners of the industry all making their case to fill the four open positions to the GALA board… Continue Reading

3 weeks ago

Remote Interpreters Are Critical in the Shift to Telehealth

Interpretation

By Kristin Quinlan

Remote Interpreters Are Critical in the Shift to Telehealth

Interpretation | By Kristin Quinlan on Nov 04, 2020

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth visits were on the rise. A report by FAIR Health found telehealth claims increased by 8,336% nationally between April… Continue Reading

Study
3 weeks ago

Study from CMU Illuminates the Divided US Political Lexicon

Language

By MultiLingualStaff

Study from CMU Illuminates the Divided US Political Lexicon

Language | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 03, 2020

As the US transitions into post-election fallout, a recent study from Carnegie Mellon University might demonstrate how language has defined the nation’s dividing lines. Researchers… Continue Reading

Translation
3 weeks ago

Was Amazon’s Giant Translation Gaffe a Marketing Ploy?

Localization

By MultiLingualStaff

Was Amazon’s Giant Translation Gaffe a Marketing Ploy?

Localization | By MultiLingualStaff on Nov 02, 2020

“It felt like a huge prank,” said translation industry business consultant Anne-Marie Colliander Lind in a conversation about Amazon’s botched launch of amazon.se in Sweden… Continue Reading

partners
4 weeks ago

Friday Roundup | October 30, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | October 30, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Oct 30, 2020

SYSTRAN partners with TAUS to offer COVID Crisis Translation Models SYSTRAN has struck a partnership with TAUS to provide global access to secure and accurate… Continue Reading

Chile
4 weeks ago

What Languages Will the New Constitution of Chile Reflect?

Geopolitics

By MultiLingualStaff

What Languages Will the New Constitution of Chile Reflect?

Geopolitics | By MultiLingualStaff on Oct 27, 2020

After this week’s vote to compose a new constitution, a debate is occurring in Chile about whether Indigenous groups will be represented in the upcoming… Continue Reading

4 weeks ago

Insights from Managing Canadian Indigenous Language Projects

Language

By MultiLingualStaff

Insights from Managing Canadian Indigenous Language Projects

Language | By MultiLingualStaff on Oct 26, 2020

When we think of the translation landscape in Canada, the first thing that comes into many people’s mind is the unique English-French bilingual environment. The… Continue Reading

Lilt conference
1 month ago

Lilt Hosts Successful Virtual Conference

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

Lilt Hosts Successful Virtual Conference

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Oct 23, 2020

Lilt, an AI-powered enterprise translation company, held its first Lilt Ascend virtual conference yesterday, October 22. The theme was localizing at scale in a digital… Continue Reading

1 month ago

Friday Roundup | October 23, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | October 23, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Oct 23, 2020

LicenseLogix, Interpreters and Translators, Inc., and Network Support Co. form The Supply Change Alliance to aid minority entrepreneurs LicenseLogix, LLC (LLX), Interpreters and Translators, Inc.… Continue Reading

Chinese
1 month ago

Chinese Project Promotes Local Dialects, but in What Capacity?

Geopolitics

By Jonathan Pyner

Chinese Project Promotes Local Dialects, but in What Capacity?

Geopolitics | By Jonathan Pyner on Oct 22, 2020

Surveying a wide swath of regions, Chinese officials aim to preserve and promote local dialects. The country’s human rights record, however, stands at odds with… Continue Reading