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Cheap Smartphones Set to Boost Global Ecommerce

Cheap Smartphones Set to Boost Global Ecommerce

Smartphones have reached huge levels of penetration in many western countries in recent years. But the situation is very different in emerging economies.

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Translating Native Advertising for an International Audience

Translating Native Advertising for an International Audience

When translated properly with the end users' culture and behaviour in mind, native advertising can be a powerful tool for international marketing.

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Translating Corporate Culture on the World Stage

Translating Corporate Culture on the World Stage

Increased globalisation has allowed brands to reach consumers at the furthest ends of the globe. But how do companies maintain their corporate culture globally?

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How Google ‘Pigeon’ May Impact Local Businesses

How Google ‘Pigeon’ May Impact Local Businesses

How Google's changes to local search results might effect local businesses in different regions around the world.

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How Website Localisation Can Boost UK Tourism

How Website Localisation Can Boost UK Tourism

Millions of tourists flock to London every year for a taste of the English lifestyle. But many attractions have not localised their websites.

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Are Retailers Ready for the Post-Ramadan Rush?

Are Retailers Ready for the Post-Ramadan Rush?

Many Muslims will flock to the shops and online at the end of Ramadan.

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Immigration Fuels Growth in Translation

Immigration Fuels Growth in Translation

As UK immigration increases, so does the need for effective translation services

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The Rise of the Acronym

The Rise of the Acronym

Acronyms play an important role in our daily lives but businesses should learn when and when not to use them.

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International Languages Through the Ages

International Languages Through the Ages

Will Mandarin really become the future language of business? A look at languages through the ages.

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How to Secure Investment in Your Translation Project

How to Secure Investment in Your Translation Project

You know the value of translating content for global marketing projects. But senior management might not. How do you convince them?

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Should Kids be Taught How to Code or Learn a Language?

Should Kids be Taught How to Code or Learn a Language?

Joanna Shields, the UK's digital industries ambassador, believes coding should replace French in our schools.

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Is Bad Grammar Harming Your Brand?

Is Bad Grammar Harming Your Brand?

Bad grammar seems to be increasingly all around us - from office emails to the slogans of multinational companies.

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Could a Poor Translation Kill You?

Could a Poor Translation Kill You?

No inquest has returned a verdict of death by bad translation - but poor translations in healthcare and law could seriously damage your health.

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Yorkshire Tour de France Organisers Face ‘Love’ Ban

Yorkshire Tour de France Organisers Face ‘Love’ Ban

Ey-oop, lad! Yorkshire Tour de France volunteers have ridden into a language row with race organisers.

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Translators Set to Benefit from European Business Growth

Translators Set to Benefit from European Business Growth

Things are starting to look up for small and medium-sized firms across Europe. With improving sentiment comes the prospect of economic growth.

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Kiswahili Adds to Britain’s Rich Linguistic Tapestry

Kiswahili Adds to Britain’s Rich Linguistic Tapestry

The rich tapestry of approximately 500 languages spoken in Britain includes two intriguing tongues originating from East Africa – Kiswahili and Kikuyu.

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Spending on UK Court Interpreters Doubles

Spending on UK Court Interpreters Doubles

The cost of foreign language translators in UK courts almost doubled in a year, according to the country’s government.

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Babies are Born With a Fundamental Knowledge of Language

Babies are Born With a Fundamental Knowledge of Language

New study shows that people are born with a fundamental knowledge of language and an in-bred biological instinct of sound patterns.

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eBay Encourages UK Businesses to Sell Cross-Border

eBay Encourages UK Businesses to Sell Cross-Border

A simple, low-cost platform that reaches more than 128 million global shoppers 24/7 translates into a “must-use” marketplace in anybody's language.

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Native Languages in Most Commonwealth Countries Face Extinction

Native Languages in Most Commonwealth Countries Face Extinction

Indigenous languages are facing up to the very real prospect of extinction as the influence of English continues to spread worldwide.

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