machine translation (MT)

Weekly Shorts | February 26, 2021

Lengoo raises 20 mill USD Machine translation maker Lengoo has raised 20 million USD in a series B investment round, American business news site TechCrunch...

Translation Trends for 2021: How the industry is shaping up 

Regional translation industry growth trends As the digital realm continuously pushes for more globalized and shared experiences, the global translation industry is predicted to continue...

Weekly Shorts | February 19, 2021

Facebook fixes translation error that called farmers "peasants" Facebook has removed its translation error from a recent covid-19 post on California governor Gavin Newsom's page,...

Weekly Shorts | February 5, 2021

Alleged US Capitol rioter needs Russian interpreter One of the people accused of attacking the US Capitol on January 6th requires a Russian interpreter, reports...

Microsoft Adds Inuktitut, but is that good?

Microsoft Translator has added Inuktitut, but is that a good thing? “Any new tool to encourage language use and learning — especially in Inuktitut —...

One Year In, Kinyarwanda Google Translate Still Flawed

One year ago this month, Google Translate added Kinyarwanda — a language principally spoken in Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and Tanzania. And...

A New Translation App from…Hyundai?

There's a new Korean-English translation app out there and it's made by Hyundai. That's right: The automobile manufacturer has gotten in the language business. According...

MIT CSAIL and Reviving Lost Languages

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...

Lilt Hosts Successful Virtual Conference

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...