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What is the size of the translation industry?

How big is the translation services market? What are the most in-demand languages? What trends can we identify in the translation industry? In short, what is the size of the translation industry? We will address these questions, and others, in our...

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Translation File Formats: What Can I Use?

What are the most common formats for a translation? Can you translate my document in my format? What file formats can I use for translation?

We are often asked this question before receiving a translation job. As a professional translation company,...
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National chinese language can't be spoken by millions of people

According to recent press reports, it seems that over 400 million Chinese are not able to speak Mandarin - their own national language. China has no official language policy. If Chinese statistics are accurate, it would mean that there are more many...
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Right Translation Service: How to Choose?

As our world becomes somewhat smaller when it comes to communicating on an international basis, it’s now important to be able to communicate in many different languages. However, many businesses are not familiar with how translation works and how to...

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The ALPAC report

The best-known event in the history of machine translation is, without a doubt, the publication of the ALPAC report (Automatic Language Processing Advisory Committee, 1966) in November 1966. Its effect was to bring to an end the substantial funding...

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Malima Project Gouria supported by Pangeanic

Dear Colleagues in Translation, As you know, Pangeanic is carrying out some work on the field for a small educational ONG in Valencia which has been working in the small town of Gouria and tout l'arrondissiment for the last 10 years. You can find...

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Languages on Google Translator: Minority languages ​​are also included

Google has just added five new languages to its machine translation platform: Azerbaijani, Armenian, Basque, Urdu and Georgian. You can find the five of them on Google Translate. These new languages bringing the total number of languages on Google...
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Google's predictions: Do not miss it

by Manuel Herranz This will not be a long article or comment, as the source speaks for itself. There is very interesting food for thought in the line of this month's Pangeanic's blog posts. The article is a 3-page conversation with Senior Exec Alan...
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Google Translator Toolkit

Rule based, but still..... good to twikle for entry level. Unexpensive. http://ai-depot.com/nolimits/snapshot.htm
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Crowdsourcing translation service

Excellent article on CrowdSourcing by Jost Zetzsche ( Issue 9-10-152)  and no less about the use of Twitter in our industry (Pangeanic was present in TAUS  Portland when the "no twitter allowed" message was issued - and we understand both sides of...
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