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eBay understands the importance of languages

By Mark Williams

Consumers are more likely to make a purchase in their native language.

Machine translation for legal documents?

By Mark Williams

Automatic translation has come a long way in the last few years, and the technological advances for translations are undeniable

Speedy machine translation and the 2020 Olympics

By Mark Williams

The Japanese are well-known for their organisational skills.

Is translation technology up to do the job?

By Mark Williams

Communicating in just one language just isn’t good enough. As distance becomes an inconvenience rather than an

Four reasons why businesses should not use machine website translation

By Mark Williams

Google is ever-expanding its machine translation

Machine translation – a waste of time and money

By Mark Williams

A story has recently reached our ears of a company who needed fast and cheap translation.

Google Translate and ‘****ing information’

By Mark Williams

A British couple recently wrote to The Sofia Echo to highlight offensive language used on a Bulgarian-language website,

Malaysian Ministry learn their lesson… in translation

By Mark Williams

It seems the Malaysian Ministry of Defence could do with taking some advice when it comes to translation. The Ministry

Is machine translation worth the cost?

By Richard Michie

In recent years there’s been a move by some translation companies to reduce or even eliminate the use of human

When machine translation goes really wrong!

By Richard Michie

Working in translation for a long time, I’ve seen some really bad examples of machine translation. This one however, will

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