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"The so-called unified digital market aims to ease and speed up cross-border e-commerce via new uniform standards that streamline obstacles like copyright disputes and expensive shipping." http://ow.ly/MlVJ5
The probe would start alongside the recently proposed European unified digital market.
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"This course examines the profession of interpreting, including employment opportunities, the role of the interpreter, administrative matters, and ethical considerations." Course starts May 5, 2015 - http://ow.ly/M241G
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"The numbers are fascinating because they reflect the fact that two-thirds of the world's population share only 12 native languages." http://ow.ly/M1yyP
How does the U.S. compare to the world in terms of language diversity?
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"Participants will build professional and linguistic knowledge needed for the fields of legal, medical, social service and educational interpreting and will be prepared to take certification exams in the relevant sectors." Application deadline is August 1 - http://ow.ly/LVyaX
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"If your company is counting on purchases in other countries, everyone in the company needs to understand the importance of localization, translation, and in-country review. Senior management, legal, engineering and development, marketing, sales, training, documentation, quality assurance, technical support – all departments in your company need to think about your global customers first, not as an afterthought." http://ow.ly/LV9y5
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"As more and more governments, courts, businesses, and hospitals use videoconferencing, web conferencing, webinars and conference calls to do business, how are their language interpretation needs going to be met?" http://ow.ly/LLTBF
Riding the Wave of Technology and Interpreting: Finding Opportunity in Uncharted Waters By Barry Slaughter Olsen (1) The tools the world uses to communicate are changing, and as global multilingual...
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"Through its Na3m Games division, Al Saud believes his company can enact meaningful cultural change by supporting local game makers and pushing their work out to the world at large." http://ow.ly/MlQlV
Prince Fahad Al Saud took the stage during last week's Games For Change festival to shed some light on the power games have to shape human culture, both in the Middle East and the world at large.
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"The Global Games Market Report will be launched on June 8 and include projections toward 2018, as well as the top trends that will define success several years from now." http://ow.ly/M1z9w
ewzoo’s upcoming 2015 Global Games Market Report shows that the global games market will jump from $83.6Bn last year to $91.5Bn this year, an increase of 9.4% year-on-year. At this pace, global revenues will reach $107Bn in 2017.
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"Benglish apparently operates by easily identifiable rules, but it doesn’t feel like it when you’re speaking and doing the linguistic equivalent of trying to fit star shapes into square holes." http://ow.ly/LVeeJ
My parents and I communicate in an incomplete mashup of Bengali and English. I sometimes wonder what we are missing.
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What is the business with language data? http://ow.ly/LVdKn
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Wall Street Journal article from second day keynote session at the latest LocWorld in Shanghai - http://ow.ly/LSoHz
Moments before Xi Jinping stepped onto a stage in 2012 for a ceremony that introduced him as China’s new leader, he told the man who would be translating his words into English to tweak the meaning of one line so that it would be more understandable to a global audience.
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"First, not all cultures are interested in this type of relationship. Often, it is not the norm. In fact, in certain countries, this type of personal marketing could be offensive. The last thing you want to do is offend an entire customer base." http://ow.ly/LLruG
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