This Week in the News | June 18, 2021

Keywords Studios’ Chief Executive Steps Down

After announcing his leave of absence back in March, Keywords’ Studios’ chief executive officer (CEO), Andrew Day has decided to step down from his position entirely, following a health scare. He will be succeeded in his role by board members John Hauck and Sonia Sedler, who will serve as joint interim CEOs while Keywords Studios searches for a new candidate to take over and step into the role for the long-term future.

lexiQA Announces its New Connector for Memsource

lexiQA, an API-based quality control technology, now has a connector for Memsource, in the form of a Chrome extension or Firefox add-on. The connector has a feature called “QA-as-you-type” which allows users to get feedback and make revisions to content in real time, streamlining the process of quality control; it can also adapt to internal style guides that are unique to each client.

Voices to Offer Translation Services on Platform

Voices, an online marketplace for freelancers and contractors who work in audio-based fields (i.e., voice acting, music composition, etc.) to seek out gigs, has recently announced the expansion of its platform, which will now include translation services. Translators can join the marketplace to scope out new projects, and companies in need of translation services can post listings on the platform.

Language I/O Launches Multilingual Chatbot Service

The Cheyenne, Wyoming based language service provider Language I/O announced earlier this week that it has developed a multilingual chatbot service for Salesforce. The chatbot features more than 100 languages and can be used to help global companies easily communicate with customers in their native language.

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