EUATC Network Member Interlex Media & Translations has acquired a majority stake in another Network Member, Grata, also based in Estonia. Both are belong to EUATC member, the Association of Estonian Translation Companies (AETC), and the merger creates of the country's third largest language service provider with a wide portfolio of domestic and global clients.
The European Commission is backing a Jobs Fair at the Meet Central Europe conference taking place in Prague on 10/11 October.
Translation is more than simply transferring text from one language to another. Translators have to create a document that flows correctly in the target language, but still conveys the message of the original, all whilst being localised for the readership. If there is one thing that can present the biggest challenge when translating, it’s the humble idiom, write Rebecca Twose of Language Insight.
Who says the Germans don't have a sense of humour? With the news that the organisers of the second Meet Central Europe had selected Germany to be this year's spotlight country at its conference in Prague (10/11 October), the EUATC's German member, Qualitäts-Sprachendienste Deutschlands (QSD), set about promoting the event with a symbol drawing on some familiar iconic symbols of the country.
Among the world's fastest-growing economies and one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse countries in the world, India has understood the value of “inclusivity” for the growth of its digital economy. “An Open, Inclusive Internet is a Global Economic Driver” we have all heard this lore for quite some time now. With increased internet usage world over, major digital economies have also woken up to the need of a multi-faced and inclusive internet. Unless we make the internet accessible for people in their own native languages, people will not be able to uncover the full potential of the internet and the value it will add to their everyday life, writes Sarika Gulyani, Director & Head-ICT, Digital Economy at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry's (FICCI) Indian Language Internet Alliance Division