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The Rise of Industrial Espionage

The Rise of Industrial Espionage

Governments accused of dabbling in the dark world of industrial espionage to stay one step ahead of the game.

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Mobile World Congress 2014: The Future of Mobile

Mobile World Congress 2014: The Future of Mobile

Rapid advancements in mobile technology have changed the consumer and business spheres irrevocably.

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New Market Research Opportunities in South America

New Market Research Opportunities in South America

With global ad spend on the increase, is market research fuelling a push into new markets?

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Translations Fostering Saudi-Brazilian Relations

Translations Fostering Saudi-Brazilian Relations

An award for work on Arabic to Portugese translation has been used by Saudi Arabia to strengthen relations between themselves and Brazil

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Foreign Lawyers in Indonesia Expected to Pass Exam in Local Language

Foreign Lawyers in Indonesia Expected to Pass Exam in Local Language

A new proposal by the Indonesian bar association will prevent foreign lawyers practising unless they can pass an ethics exam….in Indonesian.

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Tech Study Measures Digital Natives Globally

Tech Study Measures Digital Natives Globally

A recent study shows that around 30% of people aged 15 to 24 have been actively using the internet for the last five years.

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German Consumers Embracing Ecommerce

German Consumers Embracing Ecommerce

German shoppers are embracing commerce as online shopping moves closer to becoming the standard retail entry point for the country’s consumers.

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Top 3 Digital Trends for 2014

Top 3 Digital Trends for 2014

Digital is changing today’s business model as a near-dizzying number of technologies create new ways for companies to generate revenue and value.

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Marine Hailed for Interpreter Role

Marine Hailed for Interpreter Role

Captain Owen Davis has been recognised for his efforts as an interpreter which include learning Pashto.

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UK Food and Drink Firms Eye Export Push

UK Food and Drink Firms Eye Export Push

The UK’s food and drink sector is one of its most thriving with an annual turnover of £90 billion employing over 400,000 workers.

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Why Your Business Needs a Social Customer Care Strategy

Why Your Business Needs a Social Customer Care Strategy

Customers are increasingly in control and organisations need to deliver the best customer service in order to maintain a competitive advantage.

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Spanish to English Translation Reveals Commentator’s Abusive Rant

Spanish to English Translation Reveals Commentator’s Abusive Rant

A translation of an on-air rant by Mexican football commentator Christian Martinoli after Mexico managed to squeeze through to the play-offs

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Amazon to Increase AmazonCrossing Portfolio with Brazilian Translations

Amazon to Increase AmazonCrossing Portfolio with Brazilian Translations

Amazon to Increase AmazonCrossing Portfolio with Brazilian Literary Translations. Amazon will translate Brazilian literature from 2015.

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Shakespeare’s Influence on Modern English & Pronunciation

Shakespeare’s Influence on Modern English & Pronunciation

William Shakespeare is without a doubt one of the greatest writers of the English language. This article looks at Shakespear's influence on modern English and pronunciation.

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Too Much TV Can Send You Cockney, Say Linguists

Too Much TV Can Send You Cockney, Say Linguists

Recent studies have shown that the Glaswegian and Cockney accents are more similar than you think. And it's because of TV!

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Translating Trademarks: Is Your Brand Protected?

Translating Trademarks: Is Your Brand Protected?

Trademarks of logos, designs and other visual aspects of corporate branding are accepted but what about the translation of branded expressions into other languages?

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Middle East Ecommerce: Opportunities and Challenges

Middle East Ecommerce: Opportunities and Challenges

As Google, PayPal and logistics firm Aramex announce an important ecommerce tie-up in the Middle East to empower small businesses to go online, we take a look at what it means for the region's retail landscape.

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Eponyms in the English Language

Eponyms in the English Language

The English language consists of a large amount of eponyms. An eponym is a person or a thing after which a specific discovery, place or era is named.

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Old English: The Language of the Anglo-Saxons

Old English: The Language of the Anglo-Saxons

Old English is an early form of the English language and dates from the mid-5th to late 11th century A.D. It was written and spoken by the Anglo-Saxons

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Coca-Cola Cancels Campaign Due to Translation Blunder

Coca-Cola Cancels Campaign Due to Translation Blunder

Coca-Cola has been forced to cancel a Canadian advertising campaign that combined randomly generated English and French words and displayed them on the inside of bottle tops after an woman in Edmonton, Canada received one that said “You Retard.”

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