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Orange is the New Black

A short impression of the 7th TAUS QE Summit held October, 2015 at eBay (San Jose, California). Read More

A Glimpse into the TAUS Annual Conference 2015

On the 12th and 13th October we held our TAUS Annual Conference in San Jose, California. A record number of people attended - 135 - and we introduced a (perhaps) new tradition of .. Read More

Translation Productivity Revisited

Once upon a time in Land of Translations... ... we wanted to know how many words we could produce per month, per day, per hour. How much time we needed to craft human quality .. Read More

Change vs. Innovation

"Last year, at Localization World Dublin, many insisted that the buzzword for the next future in the industry would be ‘change.’At the ATC Conference 2015 in Manchester, almost .. Read More

What is a translation company’s market value?

Recently, one global player in translation bought out a competitor. Another key player was court-ordered to break up and sell their company. These business developments—and .. Read More

Is the pivot language approach ever a good option? - Part II

In part I, we defined the pivot language approach, discussed briefly its major drawbacks, referred to factors regarding the selection of the pivot language and explored two areas .. Read More

Is the pivot language approach ever a good option? - Part I

A pivot language is a third or intermediate language that can bridge the gap between language pairs. For example, if there are translations between English to French and the same .. Read More

No Government, No Innovation

The translation industry is quickly becoming a high-tech industry. So we say…  But fear not. Translators' jobs are not going away. Although Google Translate may be considered a .. Read More

The Brains but not the Guts: Why American companies crack the language barrier and Europe fails

After decades of funding of European research in language and translation technology, the new European Commission wants to turn off the money tap. European researchers are .. Read More

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