SDL Wins Microsoft

Globalization services and software vendor SDL announced today that it won a 3-year language services contract from Microsoft. Although Microsoft outsources work to nearly every major localization firm, this is still a very nice win for SDL.

A URL By Any Other Language

Winston Chai at CNET explains the current state of internationalized domain names (IDNs) and why China may play a forceful role in pushing companies like Microsoft to begin supporting them. Briefly, the domain name system (DNS) currently only supports a …

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Lionbridge Nabs SDL Sales Exec

Globalization services vendor Lionbridge just recruited sales exec Kathleen Bostick from archrival SDL. This is a blow to SDL’s North American sales efforts and a big win for Lionbridge. Kathleen played a key role in SDL gaining strategic accounts in …

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Google Taking Adsense Global

Google just added five more languages to its Adsense program. That brings the total number of languages supported to 18. Adsense allows content publishers to earn additional revenues by inserting context-sensitive Adwords into their Web pages. While I can’t help …

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