Tag: Arabic

Facebook goes “meta,” internet has a field day

Meanwhile, Portuguese-speaking internet users got to have a laugh over the fact that “meta” is the imperative form of a verb with the colloquial meaning “to have intercourse.”

Facebook linguistic gaps allow hate speech to spread, don’t match demographic...

Social media giant Facebook is under the microscope yet again recently for purportedly prioritizing growth and profit over the safety of users and marginalized...

Weekly Shorts | January 29, 2021

Daily News reports on "low" interpreter wages This Sunday, New York Daily News reported on language services provider (LSP) Linguistica International paying what the paper calls...

Biden Uses Arabic “Inshallah” during Presidential Debate

Responding to President Trump’s unfulfilled promise to release his tax returns, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden remarked, “Inshallah,” a common Arabic expression that can...

ASR Tech in Hebrew and Arabic Languages Big Focus for IIA

The Israel Innovation Authority aims to improve ASR capabilities for Hebrew and Arabic languages, which have largely been left behind in voice recognition technologies. As...

Russia Orders Translation of Vital Records

Any registry records in Russia dating back to 1926 will be included in the translation of vital records, particularly from Arabic, Tatar, and Old...

Award Offers Over $200,000 for Arabic Translation

A prestigious and lucrative literary contest, The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, recognizes challenging and inspiring work coming out of the Arab world or engaging...

Arabic Web Days

A great initiative is being launched by Google to increase the volume of Arabic web content on the web. Google tell us that to...