Posts from Other Industries


Lessons learned in times of Covid

Inspired by and modeled after Barry Slaughter Olsen’s piece of a similar title, with his blessing, I give you another Covid transition, another set of lessons worth sharing as we move to the “post” phase and see which new opportunities are here for the long-term and which were temporary.

Cesco Linguistic Services Promotes Steve Lank to Chief Executive Office 

Cesco Linguistic Services, Inc. is excited to announce the promotion of Steve Lank from Vice President of Translation Services to Chief Executive Officer. A 35-year industry veteran, Steve has held senior management positions with language service providers in the US, Ireland, and Spain.

Google Search to begin translating local news into user’s preferred language

Finding and reading news articles from another country could be getting a whole lot easier, thanks to a new feature Google has in the works for its search function.

The World Celebrates International Translation Day

September 30, 2022 marks the fifth anniversary of the adoption of resolution 71/288 by the United Nations. Passed on May 24, 2017, the resolution declared 30 September International Translation Day.

RWS brings Carbon Almanac to global audiences

RWS, a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content and intellectual property services, has been recognized as a Foundational Partner by the Carbon Almanac after translating the children’s version of its popular book into multiple languages.

Bolingo Launches the First Website in the Akan Language

This month, Bolingo published a news website, Akan Kaseɛbɔ ( in two of the Akan languages: Asante Twi and Fante. Akan Kaseɛbɔ, meaning “Akan News,” is the first online platform that has every string translated into the Akan language.

Zingword CEO Robert Rogge talks ZingChat release

Designed as a team chat program specifically geared for translators, ZingChat is engineered to fit in with the Zingword product ecosystem and provide language workers a seamless communication experience. Robert Rogge, CEO of Zingword, took the time to answer a few questions about the work that went into the new tool. 

Zingword releases ZingChat, a centralized communication center for the translation industry

ZingChat changes everything as the translation industry’s first fully-featured team chat product. The beta features unlimited history, unlimited collaborators, read receipts, files, pins, GIFs, threads, channels, reactions, and typing notifications, all within an easy-to-use, intuitive interface.

NeuralSpace completes seed round with $2.8 million

With its first round of investments finished, the startup notes that it hopes to develop improved speech-to-text and text-to-speech models for low-resource languages.

SuccessGlo Opens New Office in Tokyo

SuccessGlo, your trusted Asian LSP headquartered in Singapore and with offices in China and Vietnam, is opening an office in Tokyo, Japan office. This...