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Stingy Clients – or Localized Translation Rates?

Posted by Tomedes on August 13, 2012 – 2:01 pm Filed under Uncategorized
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="English: Exchange rates for Malawi Kwacha posted by a currency trader in Lilongwe on October 7, 2008. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)"][/caption] Localized Translation Rates? What!? The economy has affected most working individuals, small businesses, and the terms that...
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U.S. DOD Lack of Fluent Foreign Language Speakers

Posted by Tomedes on June 22, 2012 – 2:46 pm Filed under Uncategorized
  [caption id="attachment_225" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael G. Vickers, right, speaks with Afghan officials during a trip to Afghanistan. Courtesy photo: American Forces Press"][/caption]  Two years ago US troops began to withdraw from Afghanistan, on the...
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6 Things That Should Always Be Professionally Translated

Posted by Tomedes on June 12, 2012 – 3:47 pm Filed under Language Translation Advice, Marketing Translation, Online Translation, Translation Services, Web site Translation
Translation for Global Markets? What? So you think you have the next biggest, baddest, soon-to-be-viral-and-globally-trending mobile app.  You prepare your press release, media kit, and have all your ducks in a row for the big release.  It finally hits consumer markets...
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Buzzwords and Publicity Stunts in the Language Services Industry: Google’s Translator Toolkit

Posted by M.E.Simpson on June 10, 2012 – 1:32 pm Filed under Machine Translation, Online Translation, Translation Services, Translation Tools
 Google's New Translator Toolkit Google recently released an update to the Google Translator Toolkit, with claims to make developers lives much easier when localizing mobile apps.   The new and improved Google Translator Toolkit now allows several new formats to be uploaded to the editor for...
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Global Accessibility: How Does Your Website Score?

Posted by M.E.Simpson on June 8, 2012 – 6:40 pm Filed under Corporate Translation, Online Translation, Translation Advice, Translation Facts, Translation Services
   How Globalized is Your Ecommerce?    At this point, there should really be no need to "convince" any business or company with online sales and/or enterprising that globalization is a smart move. It's become necessary, in order for any...
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Crappy Translation Can Kill You

Posted by M.E.Simpson on June 5, 2012 – 6:36 pm Filed under Uncategorized
The title may sound like a dramatic hyperbole created simply to be a catchy headline - and yes, it is. But it's also a dramatic catchy headline that happens to be true. This week we've been covering a variety of...
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When Google Search Results Are a Million Times Short of What You’re Looking For – Try the MillionShort Search

Posted by Tomedes on May 3, 2012 – 2:04 am Filed under Uncategorized
 MillionShort.com:  Revealing the Deepest Results of a Search Have you ever wondered, while searching for something on Google, where or how to find results that are way, waaay down in search results?  What would you find if you removed say, the...
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A great tool for translators

Posted by Tomedes on August 30, 2010 – 7:43 am Filed under Machine Translation, Translation Tools
We would like to suggest a great new tool our translators are already using. Phras.in is a web based tool that takes alternative versions of a phrase, run them both through a web search and compare the results, highlighting which...
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2010 Valentine’s Day Gift

Posted by Tomedes on February 3, 2010 – 7:42 am Filed under Translation News, Translation Services, Translation Tea Break
We have decided to show our love and affection towards our beloved new and returning customers by hading them a special gift for Valentines day. This time we will not provide a discount of 5% or 10% for our professional...
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Toshiba develops voice translation software for mobile phones

Posted by Tomedes on January 11, 2010 – 2:00 am Filed under Translation News, Translation Tools, Uncategorized
Instant voice translation has long been the stuff of science fiction and a much desired ability in the real world. People who frequently travel to foreign countries where they do not understand the local language would be delighted by a...
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