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July 28, 2022 00:03:40
Deaf and hard-of-hearing patients file lawsuit against Washington healthcare provider

Deaf and hard-of-hearing patients file lawsuit against Washington healthcare provider

The largest healthcare provider in the state of Washington is currently facing a lawsuit over its use of faulty video remote interpreting (VRI) technology.

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July 26, 2022 00:03:29
Following outcry, Google Translate removes offensive example phrase for Arabic entry

Following outcry, Google Translate removes offensive example phrase for Arabic entry

While brushing up on some Arabic vocabulary, one user pointed out that Google Translate's entry for the Arabic word meaning "plan" was accompanied by...

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July 25, 2022 00:05:00
Design thinking: why it matters in global growth and localization

Design thinking: why it matters in global growth and localization

This non-conventional way of creating innovative products passes through five phases — empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test — and is most useful to...

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July 25, 2022 00:04:18
Interpreters Unlimited offers Uber-like app to book USA interpreters

Interpreters Unlimited offers Uber-like app to book USA interpreters

Interpreters Unlimited (IU) has developed and released IU Customer App, a proprietary program that allows professionals and businesses to book foreign language interpreters and...

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July 22, 2022 00:02:57
TikTok begins rolling out translation, updated transcription feature

TikTok begins rolling out translation, updated transcription feature

TikTok, a popular video-based social media platform, just became the latest big tech company to launch its own translation feature.

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July 21, 2022 00:02:53
Song title translation on Spotify complicates search for users

Song title translation on Spotify complicates search for users

Spotify recently addressed user concerns regarding the automatic translation of song names into English, making titles in languages such as Chinese particularly difficult to...

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