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Yeah, Dad, Google Translate Knows Your Dutch Vulgarity

Yeah, Dad, Google Translate Knows Your Dutch Vulgarity

By Josh Wolford January 23, 2015

Google Translate is a pretty magical app. I think we can say that without equivocation. Google recently added the ability to point and shoot words and have them instantly translated – and the darndest thing is that it actually works. …

Google Launches Translate Community Google Launches Translate Community

Google just announced the launch of a new Translate Community aimed at helping the company improve its translation quality for the 80 languages it already supports. The community is aimed at multi-lingual language enthusiasts, who will also be tasked with …

Skype Is Getting Real-Time Translation Later This Year Skype Is Getting Real-Time Translation Later This Year

There’s no denying that Microsoft’s Skype has played a huge part in international communication, as it’s one of the most popular ways for person A to see and hear person B across the globe. Of course, person A and person …

Google Translate Hits 80 Languages Milestone, Adds 9 New Ones Google Translate Hits 80 Languages Milestone, Adds 9 New Ones
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Google Translate has hit the 80 languages milestone, as Google announced the addition of support for nine more languages. “Whether you’re trekking to a new place or simply trying to communicate with someone who doesn’t share a language with you, …

Pinterest Continues International Expansion Pinterest Continues International Expansion

Last week, Pinterest announced its launch in Japan after previously launching in the UK, France and Italy. The company has since announced its launch in the Nordics. “For the past month, we’ve worked alongside our community to translate Pinterest in …

Etsy Starts Taking Translation Seriously [Updated] Etsy Starts Taking Translation Seriously [Updated]
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Update: If comments from Etsy users are any indication, Etsy is perhaps not taking translation as seriously as it ought to be (See comments at end of article). Etsy announced on Tuesday that it has added millions of local language …

Google+ Gets a New In-Line Translation Feature Google+ Gets a New In-Line Translation Feature

Google has just announced that they are beginning to roll out a new native translation feature inside Google+. With Google Translate inside Google+, you’ll see a “Translate” link directly underneath any text that’s in a foreign language. Simply click the …

Facebook Acquires Speech Translation Company Mobile Technologies, Makers of Offline Translation App Jibbigo Facebook Acquires Speech Translation Company Mobile Technologies, Makers of Offline Translation App Jibbigo
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Facebook has just announced that they have acquired Mobile Technologies, a language software developer who is best known as the makers of the Jibbigo app. Mobile Technologies’ team will head to Menlo Park to join Facebook’s engineering team. “I’m excited …

App Translations Boost Online Sales App Translations Boost Online Sales

A recent study from an online translation firm, determined that most applications developed anywhere in the world are written in English even when the developers are not from English speaking countries. 40% of the surveyed translations were general business applications, …

Twitter Tests Bing-Powered Translations Twitter Tests Bing-Powered Translations

Twitter is currently testing a new auto-translate feature for tweets on the Twitter desktop site, and it’s powered by Bing. The new translations appear directly under the original tweets, and they note the language in which the translation derives. The …

Mars: War Logs Delayed, New Localization Coming

Back at the end of April, Mars: War Logs was released on PC to mediocre reviews. Critics praised the action RPG’s setting, ideas, and the ambition of developer Spiders, but also panned the game for a poor translation and story …

Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows
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Microsoft has announced that the Bing Translator App for Windows is now available. “Designed specifically for Windows devices, the app places translation technology in your hand by instantly translating content in more than 40 languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells …

Google Translate Adds Bosnian, Cebuano, Hmong, Javanese & Marathi Google Translate Adds Bosnian, Cebuano, Hmong, Javanese & Marathi
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Google announced that it has added support for five new languages to Google Translate, which brings the total to over 70 languages supported. The new languages are: Bosnian, Cebuano, Hmong, Javanese and Marathi. All of them except for Bosnian are …

Google Translate For Android Gets Offline Support Google Translate For Android Gets Offline Support

Google just announced the launch of offline language packages for Google Translate for Android. With the feature, you don’t need an Internet connection to translate your way out of a jam. If you open the app, and select “offline languages” …

Google Translate Adds Phrasebook To Help You Remember What You Learned Google Translate Adds Phrasebook To Help You Remember What You Learned
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Google has introduced a new feature for Google Translate, which could go a long way in helping users remember the translations they learn from the tool. It’s called Phrasebook, and lets you save useful translated phrases to refer to later. …

Etsy Launches In Spanish With Help From Former Craigslist/Yahoo Engineer Etsy Launches In Spanish With Help From Former Craigslist/Yahoo Engineer
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Etsy announced today that the site is launching in Spanish, which has been a long time coming from the sound of it. The company says it has had a high number of sellers who opened their shops from Spanish-speaking countries, …

Google Translate Gets Reverse, Frequencies And Synonyms Google Translate Gets Reverse, Frequencies And Synonyms
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Google has launched some new Google Translate features: reverse translations, frequencies and synonyms. “Our users often tell us that they check our translations by translating them back into their original language,” says Google in a blog post. “Reverse translations can …