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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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New Study Debunks Myths of Medical Tourism

New Study Debunks Myths of Medical Tourism

New Study Debunks Myths of Medical Tourism. A new study has changed the way we see medical tourists.

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Swahili Set to Become Official Language of East Africa

Swahili Set to Become Official Language of East Africa

Swahili is set to become the official language of five major countries in East Africa as part of an effort to improve business and community links in the region.

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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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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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A History of Ten Common English Phrases

A History of Ten Common English Phrases

Every culture has a selection of wise sayings that offer advice about how to live your life. The English language is littered with these idioms and many of them are used by thousands of English speakers daily.

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Noam Chomsky’s Interview Lost in Translation

Noam Chomsky’s Interview Lost in Translation

Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political activist, has accused the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak of fabricating parts of a recent interview with him.

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Language & Tool-Making Skills Evolved Together

Language & Tool-Making Skills Evolved Together

A recently published study by the University of Liverpool has found that the same brain activity is used for language production and making complex tools. Consequently, the findings support the theory that they evolved at the same time.

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400 Million Chinese Can’t Speak Mandarin

400 Million Chinese Can’t Speak Mandarin

China's ruling Communist Party have stated that more than 400 million Chinese citizens are unable to speak the national language – Mandarin

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Standard English vs. Non-Standard English Dialects

Standard English vs. Non-Standard English Dialects

Standard English started as a regional dialect that developed in the southeast of England.

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Can Silicon Valley Save Our Endangered Languages?

Can Silicon Valley Save Our Endangered Languages?

Are technology companies actually helping to save endangered languages?

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Why there are so few Chinese Loan Words in the English Language

Why there are so few Chinese Loan Words in the English Language

It is peculiar how few words of Chinese origin can be found in English. Why is that?

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Are Fan Translations Good or Bad?

Are Fan Translations Good or Bad?

Are fan translations (translation of media, mostly computer games, films, books and music, from one language to another) ethical?

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Google Real-time Spoken Language Translator in Development

Google Real-time Spoken Language Translator in Development

Google Real-time Spoken Language Translator in Development. Google has confirmed that it is working on a real-time spoken language translator.

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