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The Benefits of Bilingualism in Business

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on May 11, 2017
The tremendous effects of bilingualism on the brain are well-known. They can improve your problem-solving abilities, shape your world perspective, and can delay diseases like Alzheimer’s. Another important benefit of bilingualism is the major advantage it can ...

Topics: Global Marketing, Language Learner, Localization, Strategy, Globalization, Language


The Benefits of Bilingualism in Business

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 11, 2017
The tremendous effects of bilingualism on the brain are well-known. They can improve your problem-solving abilities, shape your world perspective, and can delay diseases like Alzheimer’s. Another important benefit of bilingualism is the major advantage it can ...

Topics: Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Localization, Strategy, Technology, Language, Machine Translation


Google Retries Its Translation Technology Expansion in India

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on May 3, 2017
India continues to grow as a key online market. However, there is one big problem standing in the way—language. Out of India’s population of 1.3 billion, a vast majority don’t speak English, despite the fact that English has become the lingua franca of the ...

Topics: Digital Localization, Global News, Machine Translation, Technology, Translation, Language


Google Retries Its Translation Technology Expansion in India

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 3, 2017
India continues to grow as a key online market. However, there is one big problem standing in the way—language. Out of India’s population of 1.3 billion, a vast majority don’t speak English, despite the fact that English has become the lingua franca of the ...

Topics: Global News, Global News, Language Learner, Machine Translation, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Language Learning App Review: TripLingo

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 27, 2017
Traveling to another country can be a daunting, yet exciting opportunity. The language, culture, currency, and more can all be challenging. Luckily, with technology at our fingertips, anyone can find apps that help mitigate the language difficulties that come ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Language Learning App Review: TripLingo

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on April 27, 2017
Traveling to another country can be a daunting, yet exciting opportunity. The language, culture, currency, and more can all be challenging. Luckily, with technology at our fingertips, anyone can find apps that help mitigate the language difficulties that come ...

Topics: Language Learner, Technology, Translation, Language


Can Animal Translation Technology Help You Chat with Cats?

Posted by Andrea Dahl on April 6, 2017
A few ambitious technology companies are trying to revolutionize the way you communicate with your furry friends. Domesticated animals were one of the first “technologies” humans employed for survival -taming, training, and breeding different species for ...

Topics: Technology, Translation, Language


Can Animal Translation Technology Help You Chat with Cats?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 6, 2017
Domesticated animals were one of the first “technologies” humans employed for survival -taming, training, and breeding different species for different purposes. We domesticated horses to carry us long distances, or haul heavy loads. We domesticated dogs to ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


How Movie Actors Perfect Accents

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on March 21, 2017
In America, the 2000 film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was a massive commercial and critical success, as many critics commended its ability to blend drama, martial arts, and gorgeous scenery together in a captivating style. Since the story took place in ...

Topics: Language Learner, Language


The Evolution of Pidgin Languages

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on March 20, 2017
To some, pidgin languages can initially sound like a broken variation of more commonly spoken languages, and assumptions are made that pidgin speakers are using slang. This has caused some to categorize pidgin languages as incorrect or a sub-standard form of ...

Topics: Language Learner, Translation, Language


Language Learning Apps Review: HelloTalk

Posted by Missi Smith on January 13, 2017
A crucial piece of language learning is putting what you’ve learned into practice. That was a key element missing from Living Language and Duolingo, the other two applications we tested. Again, we lead busy lives so meet-up groups or classrooms aren’t an ...

Topics: Language Learner, Technology, Globalization, Language


Language Learning Apps Review: Living Language

Posted by Missi Smith on January 13, 2017
Learning a language can be a bit difficult, but it should be fun and informative. In our first mobile language learning app review, ULG tested the mobile app Duolingo. We rated it 10 out of 10 for price, ease of use, and support. But we were still left ...

Topics: Language Learner, Technology, Globalization, Language