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The Week in Review: September 25, 2023

In this edition of the Week in Review, a diverse array of news stories. We delve into the impact of AI-driven translation apps on the...

The Week in Review: September 18, 2023

In this edition of the Week in Review, we bring you a diverse range of stories from AI models to the role of indigenous...

The Week in Review: September 11, 2023

In this edition of the Week in Review, we bring you a diverse range of stories from around the globe, spanning education, technology, governance,...

The Week in Review: September 1, 2023

West Virginia University has surrendered its plans to cut its entire Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. In the days following last week’s...

In pursuit of precision: Can ChatGPT rise to the challenge?

The short answer is no. Even if the security issues weren’t a blocker, ChatGPT is still under development and is just not there yet from a translation perspective — especially for businesses that need to translate large amounts of text or require high-accuracy translations.

New competition for ChatGPT? Google announces Bard and other AI advancements

Move over, ChatGPT — there’s a new generative AI tool in town.

Humans still beat machines when it comes to literary translation

You wouldn’t use Google Translate to churn out an English-language (or any language, for that matter) version of a novel like Gabriel García Márquez’s Cien años de soledad — or would you?

Brave adds 93 languages to its privacy-oriented machine translation feature

Brave, a browser based on Google’s open-source Chromium browser, places a particular emphasis on user privacy, blocking any advertisement that depends on trackers. While Chromium has a native translation service, the company launched Brave Translate to ensure the privacy of its users.

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.

Popular unofficial desktop version of Google Translate contains malware, researchers say

If you’re using an unofficial desktop version of Google Translate, you may want to run a quick antivirus scan on your computer. A popular application...

Zingword begins validating entire translator database

Professional translation services are undergoing a massive paradigm shift. Trust between translation industry stakeholders seems to have been shaken to its core due to the past decades’ practices of decreased payment, lack of security, and the fast pace of the demand versus the long-term strategies needed to ensure reliability between translators and their clients.

Following outcry, Google Translate removes offensive example phrase for Arabic entry

While brushing up on some Arabic vocabulary, one user pointed out that Google Translate’s entry for the Arabic word “تخطط” meaning “plan” was accompanied by an example phrase that means “planning to blow up the car.”