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Cloud Computing Still a Security Concern

Cloud Computing Still a Security Concern

A survey of 621 IT professionals found that nearly half the organisations thought popular cloud-sharing services such as DropBox and Google Docs are not suitable for business use.

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Translation Services in Israel: A Changing Landscape

Translation Services in Israel: A Changing Landscape

Israeli news source Haaretz notes that although there is significant demand for translation services in the country, a skills gap exists.

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Translators Decipher Mysterious Viking Inscriptions

Translators Decipher Mysterious Viking Inscriptions

Translators have deciphered a mysterious Viking code written in enigmatic runes that date back to the medieval period.

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Wearable Tech to Fuel Demand for Translation

Wearable Tech to Fuel Demand for Translation

Wearable technologies might still be in their relative infancy, but devices like Google Glass are set to propel the technology into the mainstream.

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Sri Lanka Translation Blunders Hit a Nerve

Sri Lanka Translation Blunders Hit a Nerve

As translation errors go, a mistake recently pointed out to the Sri Lankan government by the country’s angered Tamil community is a humdinger.

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Talking to Babies ‘Spurs Language Skills’

Talking to Babies ‘Spurs Language Skills’

New research shows ‘child-directed’ speech sharpens infants' language processing skills and gives them a head-start.

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Games Could be Used to Teach Foreign Languages

Games Could be Used to Teach Foreign Languages

Gamification could become more popular in the future to engage students in the process of learning languages.

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The Love Translator

The Love Translator

A new app that allows men to translate what is being said by women into plain English.

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New Translation Helping Mahatma Gandhi Bloom in China

New Translation Helping Mahatma Gandhi Bloom in China

Mahatma Gandhi, the father of India, is to grow in popularity in China thanks to a new Mandarin translation of his autobiography.

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In Defense of the Apostrophe

In Defense of the Apostrophe

Try banishing the apostrophe and you risk facing a legion of angry grammarians intent of preserving the humble punctuation mark.

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Scientists Reveal How the Brain Processes Speech

Scientists Reveal How the Brain Processes Speech

According to scientists, the brain has a systematic organization for basic sound feature units, kind of like elements in the periodic table.

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Will 2014 Be the Year to Go Global?

Will 2014 Be the Year to Go Global?

Research by Royal Mail shows that 68% of UK retailers will target new international markets in 2014.

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Law Firms See a Silver Lining in Cloud Computing

Law Firms See a Silver Lining in Cloud Computing

Figures show that 72% of lawyers in independent law companies say they are more likely to use cloud computing for their day today professional work than they were a year ago.

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Marketers Increasingly Turning to ‘Content Curation’

Marketers Increasingly Turning to ‘Content Curation’

Two-thirds of US marketing professionals said they want to increase their spending on content curation in 2014.

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International eCommerce – 5 Crucial (and Easy) Steps

International eCommerce – 5 Crucial (and Easy) Steps

This article takes a quick look at some of the best practice steps for localizing an international web presence.

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Why Getting Translation Wrong Could Cost You

Why Getting Translation Wrong Could Cost You

Google Translate makes it easier for companies to offer translated content to customers – but many companies, organizations get it wrong.

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Content Marketing in China

Content Marketing in China

Chinese firms expanding overseas need to ensure they have fully developed content strategies in place

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Translation Services a ‘Vital Part’ of Healthcare Strategies

Translation Services a ‘Vital Part’ of Healthcare Strategies

Research shows that patients with no or limited English are at greater risk of medical error or misdiagnosis if they are not provided with an interpreter.

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Exploring the Source of Language Comprehension

Exploring the Source of Language Comprehension

Scientists are mapping the brain in order to pinpoint areas crucial to language comprehension.

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Bilingualism Can Delay the Effects of Dementia

Bilingualism Can Delay the Effects of Dementia

Speaking more than one language is not only a skill to be envied in business but could also carry mental health benefits.

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