Tag: technology

Chris Oakley (CTO, ZOO Digital) selected for Rolling Stone Culture Council,...

Rolling Stone Culture Council, an invitation-only network of leaders on the cutting edge of what’s new in culture, has selected Chris Oakley as the community’s newest member.

Interprefy brings translated captions and subtitles to business events

Interprefy, the remote simultaneous interpretation provider, has today announced the launch of its new AI-driven live captioning technology for multilingual meetings, webinars and conferences.

Applying corpus linguistics in the courthouse

Machine translation (MT) and natural language processing (NLP) specialists are likely to be familiar with corpus linguistics. Lawyers and judges? Not so much — at least, not yet.

Language I/O announces key executive appointments amid rapid growth

Cheyenne, WY – February 8, 2022 – Language I/O (LIO), a leader in multilingual customer engagement, today announced two key appointments to their leadership...

Language I/O announces $6.5 million in Series A funding

A woman-owned LSP, Language I/O CEO Heather Morgan Shoemaker told MultiLingual that this funding is a major milestone for the company, especially given the fact that female-identifying founders receive a slim minority — according to Inc., just 2.3% in 2020 — of venture capital (VC) funding.

How Do Organizations Measure the Success of Language Operations?

When we surveyed over 1,000 decision-makers at global mid-market and enterprise organizations, more than 90% of them said Language Operations (LangOps) could be very...

Microsoft Translator Now Available in 100+ Languages

The team behind Microsoft’s Azure AI platform recently announced that the company’s machine translation (MT) system, Microsoft Translator, is now capable of translating text...

WhatsApp Developing Automatic Transcription Feature

WhatsApp is currently working on developing an in-app speech recognition and automatic transcription system for the iOS app’s voice message feature, according to WhatsApp...

Zoom Announces Launch of Live Translation in 12 Languages

The digital communications platform Zoom announced Sept. 13 that the company will be launching a new live translation feature to the platform within the...

Language Models for English, German, Hebrew, and More

For quite some time now, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers have been trying to figure out how — or perhaps if — computers can be...

Timnit Gebru and The Problem with Large Language Models

In December of 2020, Google fired Timnit Gebru, a co-leader of their Ethical Artificial Intelligence team (Google continues to maintain Gebru resigned, though even...

WhatsApp Spanish Content Moderators Claim Unfair Payment

In an internal letter to the leadership of WhatsApp, Facebook, and Accenture, more than 100 Spanish-language moderators and customer service representatives for WhatsApp alleged...