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I don’t offer Machine Translation Post-Editing, here is why

The increasing number of Machine Translation Post-Editing (MTPE) jobs posted online seems to be one of big trends of the translation industry. These jobs essentially consist in fixing translation provided by an automated tool (Google Translate, Bing Translator, etc.) for…

FM Licensee Says "Optimization", Audio Division Says "Directionalization"

Dramatic “optimizing” of FM antenna gets the hairy eyeball from the Audio Division In the FM radio world, there are supposed to be only two kinds of antennas: directional and non-directional. While it has long recognized that that simplistic,...Show More Summary

CenturyLink says 1 Gig has great potential for schools, telecommuters

CenturyLink says that in Utah and other communities where it is deploying its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service, it is gaining strong traction with local school districts and residential users who telecommute for major corporations like eBay and Microsoft.

TV Everywhere is still used by a minority of pay-TV users, says Adobe

?TV Everywhere may be a growing phenomenon in the pay-TV industry, but according to a new study from Adobe, only 12.5 percent of cable, satellite and IPTV customers actually use the service.

Verizon to deploy Alcatel-Lucent's wavelength routing technology on its long-haul network

Verizon is moving to beef up its long-haul network in the United States by deploying Alcatel-Lucent's wavelength routing technology, a move that it says will give it more flexibility to scale its network while automating its ability to seek out network faults.

Comcast Business brings 10G Ethernet to New London County, Connecticut, businesses

Comcast Business is bringing its Gigabit Ethernet services to six communities in New London County, Connecticut, bringing the total number of towns and cities in the state to 66 that have access to its services.

Google Fiber files business paperwork in Colorado, but says it's not a 1 Gbps target

Google Fiber has filed business registration paperwork with Colorado's secretary of state, reports The Denver Post, a sign that it may be looking to shake up Colorado's broadband market dominated by CenturyLink and Comcast.

AT&T lights up 1 Gig service in Cupertino, Calif.

AT&T has named Cupertino, Calif., as the latest destination that will get its emerging 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service U-verse with GigaPower.

New rights for consumers of digital content

On 26 March 2015, the Consumer Rights Act was granted Royal Assent. The Act, which will come into force on 1 October 2015, introduces a range of new rights for consumers, including replacement rights for faulty digital content. This is the first time in the UK that digital content has been specified in a piece […]

TI Sparkle, DE-CIX Partner for Sicilian Exchange

DE-CIX has found a new market to add to its growing list of internet exchanges.  They'll be establishing a new IX at TI Sparkle's new Sicily Hub data center in Palermo.  ... [visit site to read more]

New Investors In Tow, Interoute Plots Acquisition Strategy

The pan-European fiber and cloud operator Interoute is going on the acquisition trail this year after bringing in two new private equity investors.  With a target of more than doubling revenue to €1B, who might they target for a bit of inorganic growth?... [visit site to read more]

BlackBerry Fourth-Quarter Earnings Surprise Investors

BlackBerry reported a surprise quarterly profit on Friday and said it is looking forward to a bright future, which includes ending the slide in revenue with the end of this fiscal year. “Our financial viability is no longer in question. We’re now turning our attention to revenue stabilization,” BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen said in [...]

Foxconn to Replace Beleaguered Workers with Robots

Although the tech industry is still woefully dependent on under paid, over-worked labourers in some far off country to assemble the gadgets many in the developed world simply can’t live without, it seems all that is about to change, as infamous tech manufacturer Foxconn plans to automate 70% of its workforce in the next three [...]

One-A-Day Sponsorship IDs?

FCC invites comments on proposal by coalition of nine radio licensees to shift sponsorship IDs primarily to Internet In an unusual petition that was filed last November – but took five months to hit the FCC’s public radar screen – aShow More Summary

Update: TIS Tweaks Tweaked

Technical Content Alert!!! The rule changes discussed below are highly technical. If you’re OK with stuff like “attenuation [must be] greater than the attenuation at 1 kHz by at least: 60 log 10 (f/3) decibels, where ‘f’ is the audio frequency in kHz”, you should have no problem. Show More Summary

SDL Trados Studio 2014 Review

Here is my short review of SDL Trados 2014. It is aimed at translators who already have a good understanding of what CAT tools are and how they work. Going over each and every feature of SDL Trados Studio 2014…

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