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Waking Up to the Arabic Spring
The Arab Spring is not going away. Arabic is now one of the most important online languages. We are about to see an explosion of Arabic content and services on the web. Important websites and global brands need to get on board with this or be left behind. Earlier this year, we published our update on the size and economic opportunity of online language

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India Contemplates a Billion Web Users
As the dream of universal access moved in the past two years from laptops to tablets, the Indian government awarded an ambitious contract to UK-based Datawind Ltd. in the hope of bringing web-enabled tablets to students for under US$50 per child. We wonder what languages these devices will support. With over 700 languages spoken among the target population

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What Your Company Can Learn from Al Jazeera in English (and Arabic)
As we have observed international media companies attempting to report on the unparalleled events in Syria over the last 100+ days, we noticed a common mistake being made. It is very similar to the one that many companies make when attempting to enter new markets. News organizations such as the BBC, CNN, France24 - and even Al Jazeera itself (both

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The Slow Metamorphosis of China Reimagining Itself
The rise of the middle class in China has fascinated international observers and mesmerized entrepreneurs and captains of industry for many years. Some see colossal-sized consumer markets for goods and services, while others see a threat to the country's previously inexhaustible supply of cheap labor. While predicting changes like these

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Necessity is the Mother of Video Interpreting Innovation
The global lack of qualified interpreters appears to grow with each passing day. A recent report from Voice of America discussed the unmet need for court interpreters in the United States and the difficulty in finding adequate resources for languages of limited demand, such as Burmese.  Stories like these appear on a near-daily basis: In

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Language on the Front Page: News Updates
Over the last few weeks, we've posted several entries about mainstream language issues. Some of these started on the front page of American newspapers. Then they followed  the usual route of the 24-hour news cycle, disappearing ever deeper in the paper as election, economic, weather, and sports news dominate the headlines. Women's golf hooks

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Travelers Fear U.S. Border Officials More than Threat of Terrorism or Crime
Last year the New York Times reported that the "Discover America Partnership, an association of travel industry executives, surveyed more than 2,000 international travelers and found that the United States was considered the least welcoming destination, by a ratio of more than two to one. The survey revealed that the U.S. ranked highest among 10 destinations

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