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

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 the Dog and say hello to the Year of the ...

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

  Football is distinctly an American sport, but does that mean the big game is just for Americans? Not quite. These days, it has spread around the world.  Here are six fun facts that show why the big ...

The Benefits of Localized Multimedia Content

  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 multimedia content is key to making ...

France Enforces GDPR Violations; Fines Google Nearly $57 Million

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 about enforcing the Global Data Protection Regulati...

The Internet's Language Barrier and How to Fix it

    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 into Korean yet.   Siri’s lack of ...

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 dat...

Is Your Marketing Content Optimized for Voice Search?

  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 only going to increase as voice recog...

8 New Year’s Traditions from Around the World

There's something special about the start of a new year. It's a blank slate, full of potential.  If you're like most people, you want to maximize your chances of health, good luck, and prosperity in t...

What is Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas, running from December 26th through January 1st.  Compared to celebrations like Christmas and Hanukkah, Kwanzaa is a newcomer to the winter holiday scene. Unfort...

4 Translation Trends to Look for in 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time to look forward at 2019.  The language services industry is always changing, so what will the new year bring? These are our top four translation trends to look for ...

Five Fascinating Facts About St. Lucia Day

December 13 is just another day to most Americans, however in Sweden, it's a holiday.  Saint Lucia's Day is one of the most unique elements of the Swedish holiday season. Here are five facts about thi...

7 Interesting Facts About the Hebrew Language for Hanukkah

December 2nd marked the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. To celebrate, here are seven interesting facts about the Hebrew language. Around the world, approximately 9 million people...

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