Entries by Elio Esposito

Oxford English Dictionary extends hunt for regional words around the world

From ‘hammajang’ to ‘munted’, lexicographers have issued a worldwide call for regionally distinctive words to define  Barry ambition … the Concise Oxford English Dictionary. Photograph: RTimages/Alamy The Oxford English Dictionary is asking the public to help it mine the regional differences of English around the world to expand its record of the language, with early […]

The market for multimedia localization services in 2018

Multimedia is an invaluable tool for business worldwide today, which is why the latest issue of MultiLingual, which just went live, focuses on it. Multimedia has become an effective and efficient way of connecting with the target audience. Multimedia content includes audio, video, flash movies, animation, eLearning content, rich media and interactive materials. Multimedia localization is the process […]

Google Translate not enough to grant consent, finds US judge

A Google translation isn’t enough evidence to send someone to jail, finds the judge in a narcotics case Greg A man from Mexico was pulled over on the highway in Kansas and was suspected of carrying drugs. With the help of Google Translate, the Kansas Highway trooper asked the man in Spanish if he can search […]