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Business
Friday, July 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nepal launches Chinese language classes to boost tourism »
By The Daily Sun Nepal and China have launched a programme to offer free training to up to 200 tourism entrepreneur...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Do's and Don'ts of Translating Your Website »
By All Top Startups Although almost 900 million internet users speak English, there are also hundreds of millions of...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Language Barriers Can Have a Negative Impact on Global Business »
By Pasadena Star-News How many times have you walked up to someone to ask a question only to get an answer in a langu...
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
India: The Next Frontier in Language Services »
By Slator India is the seventh largest country by area, the second most populous nation, and arguably the fastest gr...
Monday, November 21, 2016
Google Translate starts using neural machine translation in 9 languages, coming to all 103 »
Google today said that it’s improving translations that are available through its Google Translate service for nine langua...

Current Events
Monday, April 17, 2017
ASTM F43 Standard--We Need Your Vote! »
Dear Fellow ALC Members and Travelers, I want to express my sincere pleasure in having met so many of you in Sonoma at...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cherokee Language Creator to be Honored on $1 Coin »
By News on 6 The United States Mint released the design that will appear on the reverse (tails) of the Native American...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Arrival: A Linguist’s Dream Movie »
One of my favourite scenes in the movie is when Dr. Banks explains why languages are so difficult. Linguists often get a b...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
News: Facebook Files Patent for Machine Learning Dialect Identification »
On August 28th, Facebook filed a patent for "Machine Learning Dialect Identification" with the U.S. Patent & Trademark...

Industry Standouts
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASTM Update--We Need Your Vote on January 16! »
ASTM F43.05 has another ballot that will open on Monday, January 16, for LSC’s. Please vote as soon as the ASTM F43.05 bal...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
How this 32-year-old interpreter became Alhambra’s Weibo, WeChat guru »
Walter Yu didn’t set out to become a Chinese social media expert, but that’s what has happened to the court interpreter fr...

International News
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spain Wants Jamaica to Make Spanish a Second Language »
By Jamaica Observer Spain's Secretary for International Cooperation, Fernando Garcia Casas, thinks bilateral cooperat...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia to Raise English Language Standard for Citizenship »
By Seattle pi Australia plans to tighten its citizenship rules to require higher English language skills, longer resi...
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Voice Recognition Technology To Detect Origin Of Refugees In Germany »
Germany's Office for Migration and Refugees confirmed a report on the pilot project Friday by the Die Welt newspaper....
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day »
By UN News Centre Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation and creativity, and will contribute to the a...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
London Firm Wants Emoji Translator Specialist »
Last year, a UK linguist said emoji was the country's fastest-growing language. Emojis have been available on Japanese pho...

Interpreting
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California To Study Its Medical Interpretation Services »
By KPBS More than six months after it was approved, a state assembly bill funding a study on language interpretation...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court Interpretation in California Goes Virtual »
By Slator A court interpreter going to the wrong court and delaying proceedings may be a thing of the past if a tri...
Monday, March 27, 2017
Interpreter translates for Spanish-speakers at free clinic »
By Journal Review The man was a “walking coma.” Staff at the Dr. Mary Ludwig Free Clinic had ordered lab tests f...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Alaska Court System gets first official Yup’ik interpreter »
In the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, where Yup’ik is the primary spoken language, the Alaska Court Syste...
Monday, October 3, 2016
Baseball's new Spanish-language translators already making a big difference »
Posted by PanamericanWorld.com When a star baseball player speaks to the hometown media, if he came from Latin Amer...

Languages
Monday, July 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood »
By The New York Times Magazine Why should I trust you?” Dominic Cooper said to Samara Bay, his dialect coach. “Tru...
Thursday, July 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Babies can learn second language in 1 hour per day »
By Futurity Researchers have developed a play-based educational program that can teach babies a second language in...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Linguistic and Cultural Challenges of Foreign Correspondents »
By Psychology Today Foreign correspondents join a long list of special bilinguals. They lead their lives with two or m...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lost in translation: Campus language lecturers combat funding cuts, threats to diversity »
By The Daily Californian Ana-Belén Redondo-Campillos, a UC Berkeley lecturer of Spanish and Catalan, is worried the...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Resurrect a Lost Language »
By Smithsonian.com Decades ago, when David Costa first started to unravel the mystery of Myaamia, the language of the...

Localization
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How To Write Content That’s Easy To Localize »
You know by now that  localization  is best planned from the start. So, if you’re getting your website overhaule...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Kohl's Focus on Localization, Loyalty and Merchandising Leads to Improved Sales »
As Kohl's continues its lofty goal of becoming the nation's most engaging retailer it is doubling its efforts on its custo...
Friday, August 5, 2016
Globalization (or Internationalization) and Localization »
In IT industry, Globalization is also known as Internationalization. Globalization is the process of making a product mult...

Sign Language
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deaf Man Claims Lawyer's Bad Sign Language Cost Him Millions »
By The New York Post What’s the sign for “whoops”? A deaf former IBM worker claims he wrongly accepted a lowball...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASL Art Performers Bringing Music to the Deaf Community During Austin's Music Festivals »
By KVUE ABC Austinites are accustomed to seeing live music on nearly every corner of the city. We have the biggest...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign language interpreter bill clears Senate Commerce Committee »
By Spokesman House-passed legislation to license sign-language interpreters in Idaho has cleared a Senate committee an...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After Emotional Hearing, Idaho House Panel OKs Bill to License Sign Language Interpreters »
By Boise Weekly More than a few tears were shed Monday morning as the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee hosted a...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Department Awards $500,000 to Initiate Video-Based Services for Deaf Victims »
By SAT PR News Today the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced an award of $500,000 to...

Technology
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
These Subtle Smart Gloves Turn Sign Language Into Text »
By engadget A startup spun out of the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology is working on gloves that c...

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