Entries by Star Translation

Transit NXT: Service Pack 2 Release

Transit NXT Service Pack 2 is now available for download from STAR. Service Pack 2 contains the following new feature and solved issues: Support for DITA XML A standard file type “XML_DITA” for DITA format is now available. DITA is a standardized document format for describing information types. Feature updates: Transit NXT – Spellchecker:  improved […]

Unfriend: Word of the Year 2009

Unfriend: Word of the Year 2009, New Oxford American Dictionary Unfriend was named Word of the Year 2009 It has both currency and potential longevity. — Christina Lindberg The word unfriend has just been named Word of the Year by the New Oxford American Dictionary. Unfriend is defined as a verb that means ‘to remove […]

Translation and Localization Thailand

Localization Thailand, 3rd to 4th of December 2009 The Asian localization services business is rapidly evolving in Thailand’s translation industry. To support the development of the localization industry in Thailand, the Localization Industry Standards Association is collaborating with the Royal Institute of Thailand, AsiaOnline, and ProZ to bring together the leaders in globalization process and […]

Is your Website Secure? A little help from Google

Is Your Website Secure from hackers? With so much international Web traffic nowadays, it is important to ensure your website is secure for malware and attacks. Has it been hacked recently? Does it contain any malware or viruses? Our web team advises all web developers and site owners to check your sites regularly. There’s a […]

Prepare to Be Inspired, Language Show Live

Prepare to Be Inspired at the Language Show Live UK As we move into an increasingly competitive global marketplace, the need to improve the UK’s capabilities in languages has never been more important. This is the message that CILT, the National Centre for Languages, will be driving home at the Language Show this weekend. They […]

China’s Interactive Advertising Market, Ad-tech Beijing

Ad-Tech Beijing 2009 17th to 18th of November 2009 Figures recorded this year on 30th of June 2009 show that China had 338 million internet users or netizens. This far surpasses the U.S. as the country with the most internet users. This number will reach just short of 400 million by the end of 2009. […]

Call for papers – Worldware conference

CALL FOR PAPERS WORLDWARE CONFERENCE Preconference workshops: March 16 Full conference with presentations and exhibits: March 17-18 Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Santa Clara, California How do you get product releases out to the world on time and on budget? Worldware explores the tools, concepts and materials to effectively plan, evangelize and deliver internationalization efforts within […]

Did you know there is more than one Chinese dialect?

More Than One Chinese Dialect for Translation There is more than one Chinese dialect We are often asked for Mandarin translation. However the official spoken languages spoken in Taiwan (capital: Taipei) and the People’s Republic of China (Mainland China) is referred to as Mandarin Chinese. The term Mandarin however only refers to standard spoken Chinese […]

CILT lookout for the most innovative projects in UK

With applications now open for next year’s prestigious European Award for Languages, the search is on for the UK’s most innovative language learning projects. Schools, colleges, adult education and community projects are being encouraged to apply ahead of the deadline on 31st January 2010: www.cilt.org.uk/eal The European Award for Languages is a Europe-wide initiative which […]

iPhone International Market Update

iPhone International Market Update conference The International Macintosh Users Group: a forum for multilingual, multiscript and multiplatform computing. iPhone international market update takes place 17th September 2009 from 18:30 to 21:00 Pacific time. (17th September 2009, 6:30 to 9:00 PM). Note: special start time: 18:30 (for refreshments); panel session 19:00 to 21:00. Recommended Conference Localization […]