Lionbridges Wins Siemens

(PRESS RELEASE) Lionbridge (Nasdaq: LIOX), today announced that Siemens Medical Solutions, one of the largest suppliers of healthcare equipment, has signed a master agreement that names Lionbridge as an external globalization partner. With the agreement, Lionbridge will help Siemens Medical …

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Opportunism, Thy Name is Spanish

From Verizon Wireless to Office Depot, executives have finally awakened to the importance of the Spanish-speaking market within the US. Consider the following stats, compliments of The Cobalt Group: The US Hispanic population is the fastest-growing demographic group in the …

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Idiom Tags Along

To succeed in software these days, you need really tight alliances and Idiom’s “go it alone” approach over the years has cost it dearly. The latest warning flag came in the form of a press release from Idiom issued today. …

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Unicode In A NutShell

Here is a great article about Unicode and how it affects Web developers and programmers. Here’s an excerpt: The Single Most Important Fact About Encodings If you completely forget everything I just explained, please remember one extremely important fact. It …

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Profiles in Unicode

The New York Times has a great profile of Michael Everson, one of the many architects of Unicode. I hope some day there are more profiles like this about the many people devoting great chunks of their lives to the …

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