What Are Subliminal Messages?


Have you ever walked into a store without knowing why? Compelled by some magical force to purchase an item from there? If so, you were probably influenced by that store’s subliminal messages. At some point or another, the store advertised something in a certain way that caught your brain’s attention. In fact, it was entirely […]

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Why Use Translation Software?


Many large companies around the world have a lot of products or services to offer in different markets. Often times, the content depicting these products needs to be localized—this can become a very difficult task. In my experience, the time and cost required to keep content updated and localized can actually be a significant impediment […]

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Selfie: Oxford’s Word of the Year 2013


The prestigious guardians of the English language, the Oxford English Dictionary, have proclaimed “selfie” as Word of the Year 2013. The award is proclaimed every year by the long-standing prominent organization by recognizing a word or expression that during that year has attracted a lot of attention and usage. A “selfie” is described as a […]

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A Not-so-Dead Language


A few weeks ago we talked about Latin and some of its expressions that persist until today, even in daily use. In the title of this post we make reference to the fact that these expressions are the resistance of a dead language. However, aside from these expressions, which are used in all fields, Latin […]

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How Are Word Counts Calculated for Complex Documents?


A few days ago we presented a first introduction to the issue of obtaining a word count for translation projects. Today, we will look at some important details that are crucial for further understanding this fundamental process in the industry. To do this, we will use practical examples of common quotes that we may confront any […]

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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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Trusted Translations Walks for St. Jude


In support of Trusted Translations Foundation’s mission to contribute and provide support to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we are participating in this year’s St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.™ to be held on November 23, 2013. All funds raised will go to St. Jude to support the fight against childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases […]

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