Poland Rules on LSP Using Google Translate; Defines ‘Professional Translator’ – via slator.com

A court in Poland has set a precedent of sorts by weighing in on the use of free machine translation (MT) tools such as Google Translate and what constitutes a “professional translator.”The ruling, handed down last summer, was the subject of a February 8, 2021 article penned by Wojciech Woloszyk,...

Apple Translate App Struggles to Wow Users – via slator.com

Reviews have been mixed since Apple unveiled the Translate app for the latest iPhone operating system, iOS 14, last summer. The app’s September 2020 release featured text and voice translation between any combination of 11 languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Portuguese, and Russian. Starting...

Reader Polls: Online Dating via Google Translate, Risk to Top LSPs – via slator.com

Big Tech has been amply represented in machine translation news over the past four months. Amazon launched live translation for Alexa. Google improved the UX for live speech translation by reducing flickering text (although Google Translate was deemed not quite ready for use in medical emergencies according to a recent...