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Where Do We Not Celebrate the Year 2014?

The year has ended and another has begun. Around this time, the common greeting is “Happy New Year!” or “Have a great New Year!” However, the transition from 2013 to 2014 is not celebrated in all countries, and wishing this to someone who doesn’t go by the Gregorian calendar (also known as the Western or […]

What Is the Difference between Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese?

Nowadays, as a result of China’s boom, our company is receiving an increasing amount of requests concerning translations into Chinese. What many people may be unaware of is that the Chinese language has two systems of written characters: Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. The process that led to Simplified Chinese—with a first official version issued […]

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Translations and Interpretations at Google Helpouts

Recently, Trusted Translations announced the launching of a new professional Interpretation and Translation  service through an innovative Google platform known as Helpouts. What is this innovative Google tool about? Helpouts is a new video service platform through which people can easily connect with experts in multiple languages concerning a variety of interest areas, ranging from culinary questions to language-related inquiries. […]

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How to Quote Dubbing

In the translation world, dubbing can be considered a third degree cousin of translations. However, in spite of their similarities, dubbing is quoted in an entirely different manner. The following are a few factors to keep in mind when quoting Dubbing: 1. Dialect: Even more so than in a translation, having knowledge of the dialect […]

Spanish Language and Its Countless Variations

Today, the Spanish speaking population reaches over 500 million people around the world. Additionally, Latin America has become in a rapidly growing market with much development and growth potential. Without a doubt, it has become a major market to introduce, and offer to services and products. However, when doing so we must acknowledge the fact […]

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Foreign Film or Film in Foreign Language

This past week the Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, announced the complete shortlist of nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film 2014. Sure enough, because this is the American Academy, what they refer to foreign language excludes anything in English. While categorizing as so and not as it is usually know,  Best Foreign […]

Why Is Editing Important?

It is no secret that in the translation business, quality is key to achieving business expansion and getting the word around regarding your services. A translation that does not go through its respective QA process results in poor quality, and can affect the company’s brand image and, in most cases, causing an irreversible poor impression […]

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