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August 25, 2017
55% of EU internet users use more than one language online. What languages do users prefer online?

The User Languages Preferences Online survey conducted by the Gallup Organisation found that 55% of EU internet users make use of more than one language online. With a majority such as this, if your business isn’t geared towards website globalisation you could miss out on a sizeable number of potential customers.

An overview of the survey’s findings

The survey interviewed users across the EU regarding their online language preferences:

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July 28, 2017
Life sciences need translating too! Your LSP shouldn’t miss out on this $75.8 million+ industry!

The demand for translation and localisation within the medical and pharmaceutical devices sector is soaring. The CSA has analysed the U.S. market and found that medicine manufacturing and pharmaceutical translation combined had a staggering $75.8 million in 2009 alone.

During the same year, supplied manufacturing and medical equipment translation was worth a whopping $100.4 million. Furthermore, in 2009 the pharmaceutical translation sector in Europe was worth more than $265 million, thanks to the presence of more than 10,000 pharmaceutical manufacturing companies.

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June 30, 2017
IOS vs. Android localization- important differences to know about

App localization is essential. Any developer worth his or her weight in gold will know that the key to app success lies in the capacity to reach around the globe. The secret, though, is that there are dramatic differences found when translating IOS and Android apps. While there may be a few general similarities, there are other aspects that differ significantly.

The differences in app localization

Mostly, you will find the differences in most system and apps menus, and they seem to be coming in just about every non-Asian language. By far, one of the most common example is the actual word, “setting.” In IOS device, the term is “ajustes,” where is in Android devices, the Spanish word is “configuracion.” So, even one simple, English word is translated differently.

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