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Inspiring and Notable Women Throughout Translation History

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 27, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Inspiring and Notable Women Throughout Translation History By United Language Group Like many other fields, translation has been dominated by men for much of its history.  Historically speaking, female translators didn't have the same ...

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5 Intriguing Facts About International Mother Language Day 2019

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 19, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog 5 Intriguing Facts About International Mother Language Day 2019 By United Language Group Every year on February 21, UNESCO observes International Mother Language Day.  In celebration, here are five intriguing facts about International ...

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What Valentine's Day Traditions Mean Around the World

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 13, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog What Valentine's Day Traditions Mean Around the World By United Language Group February 14th is Valentine’s Day. In the US and the UK, that means heart-shaped cards, stuffed animals and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. But what does ...

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Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 12, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?  By United Language Group Almost two years after its initial publication, many medical device companies are still in the process of ...

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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Pig!

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 4, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Pig! By United Language Group For Western countries, the New Year has come and gone - but if you go by the Chinese zodiac calendar, a new year is just beginning. Say goodbye to the Year of ...

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The Biggest (American) Football Game of the Year, Is it Just for Americans?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 28, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog The Biggest (American) Football Game of the Year, Is it Just for Americans? By United Language Group Football is distinctly an American sport, but does that mean the big game is just for Americans? Not quite. These days, it has spread ...

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The Benefits of Localized Multimedia Content

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 22, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog The Benefits of Localized Multimedia Content By United Language Group For content to appeal to a global audience, translating the text is only the first step. Multimedia content is key to appealing to today’s viewers, and localized ...

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France Enforces GDPR Violations; Fines Google Nearly $57 Million

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 22, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog France Enforces GDPR Violations; Fines Google Nearly $57 Million By United Language Group Today’s announcement that France has fined Google nearly $57 million for GDPR violations. This makes it clear just how serious the European Union is ...

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The Internet's Language Barrier and How to Fix it

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 14, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog The Internet's Language Barrier and How to Fix it By United Language Group Siri, how do you say “hello” in Norwegian? I can’t translate into Norwegian yet. How about Punjabi? I can’t translate into Punjabi yet. Korean? I can’t translate ...

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What is HITRUST, and Why Should You Care?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 14, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog What is HITRUST, and Why Should You Care? By Christopher Crowhurst, CTO Last week I became a statistic. One of the half billion – yes, that’s five followed by eight zeros – people who had their information compromised by the Marriot hotel ...

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Is Your Marketing Content Optimized for Voice Search?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 9, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Is Your Marketing Content Optimized for Voice Search?  By United Language Group Consider that 41% of adults and 55% of teens are using voice search every day and voice searches make up 20% of all mobile searches on Google. These numbers are ...

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21 CFR Part 11: Helping Med Device Companies Abide by the FDA’s Electronic Records Regulation

Posted by Jake Schild on January 7, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog 21 CFR Part 11: Helping Med Device Companies Abide by the FDA’s Electronic Records Regulation By United Language Group With the medical industry constantly expanding and sharing knowledge and products worldwide, having a physical file room ...

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