Sapir-Whorf and Language’s Effect on Cognition

April 28, 2017

Language plays a big role in our lives. But can it affect the way we think?

Language Learning App Review: TripLingo

April 27, 2017

Traveling to another country can be a daunting, yet exciting opportunity. The language, culture, currency, and more can all be challenging.

The Emoji Language

April 26, 2017

Emojis are everywhere in texting, social media, memes, and advertising. They’ve gained such a large cultural presence that an emoji movie is even in the works, and Chevrolet put out a press release written with emojis, which was later translated

The Affordable Care Act and Language Access

April 25, 2017

There’s been a lot of talk about healthcare lately.

Are Dialects Becoming Globalized?

April 20, 2017

As globalization continues to gain prominence throughout the world, some linguists and other experts are wondering if dialects are slowly disappearing.

Looking Ahead: eDiscovery Trends To Watch in 2017

April 20, 2017

As with many industries affected by the technology boom, eDiscovery is predicted to grow in economic stature and complexity in 2017, creating both new obstacles and opportunities for legal teams.

OctaveAPI For Relativity: Streamlining the eDiscovery Process

April 19, 2017

More and more, law firms are using multilingual eDiscovery tools to sift through foreign language documents in legal cases.

The EU and the Need for Irish Translation

April 19, 2017

Recently, the European Union’s (EU) need for Irish interpreters has been thrown into the spotlight, as they struggle to find qualified candidates to fill those job vacancies. Although only spoken by a small population, the cultural significance…

Tradeshow 101: Make Your Attendance Worth It

April 18, 2017
By Steve Angell and Marco Marino

Tradeshows, expos and industry conferences are a big investment of your time and resources. Getting a good return on that investment requires some preparation beforehand as well as some strategic thinking during…

Leveraging Translation Memories In Clinical Trial Translations

April 13, 2017

Anyone who’s completed a major translation project knows that it can be a costly, time-consuming process.  But those with experience in the language world also know there are ways to streamline workflows, notwithstanding the sometimes daunting…

ULG’s Acquisition of Lucy Software: What It Means for Our MT Offerings

April 12, 2017

In Mid-March, United Language Group (ULG) announced its acquisition of Lucy Software, a leading SAP and Machine Translation (MT) provider.

Social Media Marketing in China: What to Know

April 12, 2017

With over 700 million social media users in the country and rapid economic expansion, China has become an indispensable market for companies interested in international business. The potential to tap into such a large audience through social media…

When Machine Translation Works, and When It Doesn’t

April 11, 2017

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll know that Machine Translation (MT) and its applications continue to gain traction as one of the hottest topics in the language industry.

From the UK to China: The Global Transformation of Snooker

April 07, 2017

In front of a hushed Beijing audience on April 2nd, snooker sensation Mark Selby played in the final match of the 2017 China Open. Coming back from a deficit, Selby edged out Mark Williams and won the tournament. When he won the final frame, the…

Coding or Foreign Language: What Should Be Taught?

April 07, 2017

Recently, a huge question has begun to loom over the education system in the USA, namely the growing questions of whether learning coding or learning a foreign language is a more important focus for today’s youth.

Inside Design: A Language Selector Is No Place for Flags

April 07, 2017

One of the most prevalent mistakes made by designers of international websites is the use of country flags to represent different languages within a site’s language selector. While flags are tempting to designers for a number of reasons – they’re…

Can Animal Translation Technology Help You Chat with Cats?

April 06, 2017

A few ambitious technology companies are trying to revolutionize the way you communicate with your furry friends.

Cost, Quality and Timelines: Translating Clinical Trials

April 06, 2017

As clinical trials have emerged in the global marketplace, Pharmaceutical Organizations and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) need to be more cognizant of the challenges that can come with translating international trials.

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