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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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20 Language and Literature Terms We All Should Know

20 Language and Literature Terms We All Should Know

20 Language and Literature Terms We All Should Know. We came across these language and literature terms and thought that they were worth sharing.

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Is Google Launching a Speech Translator?

Is Google Launching a Speech Translator?

Google has recently acquired a portfolio of American patents and patent applications from a privately held company that develops tech for speech recognition

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The Origins of Two of English’s Most Popular Swear Words

The Origins of Two of English’s Most Popular Swear Words

Swear words have existed in the English language since the days of our forebears – and their forebears, too.

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Grammatical Genders in Different Languages

Grammatical Genders in Different Languages

When speaking of grammatical genders, one might wonder what grammar has to do with sex. Not much, to be honest. The original meaning of ‘gender’ was ‘race’, ‘type’ or ‘kind’

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Social Media and Machine Translation: A Recipe for Disaster?

Social Media and Machine Translation: A Recipe for Disaster?

Can you trust a machine to translate your social media messages without inadvertently causing offence by not understanding humour or sarcasm

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The Notorious Oxford Comma

The Notorious Oxford Comma

The Oxford comma is an optional comma that clarifies the meaning of a sentence, and is also known as the serial or Harvard comma.

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Neanderthals and Early Humans Shared Common Language

Neanderthals and Early Humans Shared Common Language

A recent study argues that not only did Neanderthals and modern humans interact and interbreed, but they also shared some elements of speech and language.

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Punctuation in Different Languages

Punctuation in Different Languages

The rules of punctuation vary greatly between languages.

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Can the Language You Speak Affect Your Finances and Health?

Can the Language You Speak Affect Your Finances and Health?

Keith Chen, behavioral economist at Yale University, explains the connection between how you feel about the future and how your language forces you to talk about it.

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The Importance of Security in the Internet Age

The Importance of Security in the Internet Age

Reports are published weekly on cyber criminals’ attempts to access personal details within the databases of high-profile internet organizations.

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Loan Words in the English Language

Loan Words in the English Language

Throughout the history of our language, English has been adding thousands of words to its lexicon by acquiring new words from other, often unrelated, languages.

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6 Tips For Global eCommerce Success

6 Tips For Global eCommerce Success

6 Tips For Global eCommerce Success. Many UK online businesses are becoming increasing reliant on global demand to increase profitability.

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Localization Increases Conversion by an Average of 70%

Localization Increases Conversion by an Average of 70%

Clients witnessed a 20% increase in conversion when landing pages and ads were translated into the local language and a staggering 70% when their client’s websites were fully localized.

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The Top 5 Constructed Languages in Films and TV Shows

The Top 5 Constructed Languages in Films and TV Shows

Constructed languages are used for fantasy literature, science-fiction films, and video games, because they give fictional worlds an extra touch of realism.

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How Technology Can Help Children Learn Different Languages

How Technology Can Help Children Learn Different Languages

It is no exaggeration to say that knowing a second language, a foreign language, is more significant and perhaps more useful that it has even been in the history of humankind.

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5 Tips for Implementing Successful International Search Campaigns

5 Tips for Implementing Successful International Search Campaigns

TranslateMedia has some tips on how to better manage international search marketing campaigns.

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The Perils of Poor Translation

The Perils of Poor Translation

If your organisation is creating communications intended for a global audience, you need a professional translator.

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Can Machine Translation Help Us Understand Animals?

Can Machine Translation Help Us Understand Animals?

It has long been accepted by scientists that humans are not the only animals capable of communicating. The study of animal communication, sometimes called zoosemiotics, has played an important part in ethology, sociobiology and the study of animal cognition.

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Multilingual Social Media in London and New York

Multilingual Social Media in London and New York

Over the past few years, adoption of social media has increased heavily and revolutionized the way people communicate across the globe.

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