Tag: localization

Conversations with Character(s)

Of the world’s approximately 7,000 languages, around 4,000 are written. Though many of us, certainly those of us from secure linguistic communities, take the...

Keywords Studios Saw Major Revenue Growth in 2020

Keywords Studios announced in a blog post on March 24 that the company’s revenue increased 14.4% during 2020 — up to €373.5 million (around...

Google Translate Causes Vaccine Mishap

Last week, MultiLingual reported on a Virginia Department of Health website translation error that incorrectly told Spanish speakers they don’t need coronavirus vaccines. New information...

Localization & Race: Disney’s Dubbing Controversy

Disney/Pixar's localization of the movie Soul has generated some race-related controversy, according to The Independent. Released in 41 different countries, the film is about a...

Was Amazon’s Giant Translation Gaffe a Marketing Ploy?

“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...

Adaptive Globalization Releases Linguist Salary Report

A comprehensive guide released by recruitment company Adaptive Globalization provides detailed salary and job description information for the language service provider industry. Adaptive Globalization has...

SAS Localization Search Engines Available to Public

Expanding access to its search engines, SAS aims to create more cost-effective and efficient function for its localization software for users in the translation...

Lokalise Raises $6 Million in Backing

Previously bootstrapped, the software startup team Lokalise decided to raise external capital to hire top talent in order to accelerate growth, as it moves...

Netflix Partners with NMG to Localize Streaming Services

Addressing issues related to content, user interface, and payment options, the partnership will grant greater access to the Netflix streaming service for Russian viewership. Partnering...

Moscow Translation Club Transforms to Russian Association of Translation Companies

The Moscow Translation Club has evolved into the Russian Association of Translation Companies — the localization industry's newest association. The Russian Association of Translation Companies...