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Job Opportunity: Linguistic Lead (Chinese)

e2f translations, inc. is a translation and localization services company located in downtown San Jose, California. We work with leading Silicon Valley companies providing top-tier talent and producing high-quality around-the-clock results from our global offices. Find out more about us at https://e2f.com/. We currently have an opening for a full-time Linguistic Lead in [...]

By |2016-12-21T13:35:43-08:00December 16th, 2016|Employment Opportunities|

e2f Opens New Berlin Office to Serve Europe

SAN JOSE (PRWEB) AUGUST 03, 2016 e2f, a leading global translation and localization company headquartered in San Jose, California, today announced the opening of a new office in Berlin, Germany. The Berlin office represents the seventh global location for the company, whose operations now spans five continents. The primary purpose for the new office [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:56:25-07:00August 3rd, 2016|News|

No, not “Whatever” — It Pays to Proof

Last week we posted about a poor Welsh translation made by the chain B&Q reported on the BBC. Some might argue the incident doesn't matter to them because Welsh isn't a really a broadly-used language internationally. Focusing on the language is ignoring the point. Our point is that a local business used Machine Translation (MT), [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:56:45-07:00July 19th, 2016|Localization Tips|

Taux de Foisonnement – Expansion Rate

"Expansion rate." Like the titular creature of the 1958 movie The Blob, it can be a horrific monster. Anyone who has had to design web or mobile UI/UX for various international audiences has run into it. So has anyone who has made different language versions of the same web banner ad or multi-page brochure or [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:57:12-07:00July 7th, 2016|Localization Tips|

Enu already!

With the recent re-opening of relationships with Cuba, it seems timely to revisit an earlier period of good feelings between the countries. So here's a video from the 1950s series I Love Lucy, wherein Lucille Ball gives Desi Arnaz a lesson in one of the most confusing aspects of English words. The truth is that [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:01:34-07:00March 25th, 2016|Localization Tips|

Global Digital English-Language Education to Reach $3.8B by 2020

Ambient Insight just released a new study and accompanying press release declaring, "The worldwide market for digital English language learning products reached $2.8 billion in 2015." Beyond that, it projects that the market is poised to grow by nearly 36% to $3.8 billion by the year 2020. Their report, titled 2015-2020 Digital English Language Learning [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:03:54-07:00March 2nd, 2016|News|