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The Global Search for Education: From Local to Global

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.20.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"For this back-to-school season, we are focusing on making communication, collaboration, resource sharing and discovery even simpler and more relevan...

Google Translate Just Got Some Cool New Features

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.11.2016 | Technology

Translating text on your smartphone just got a whole lot easier. Google on Wednesday rolled out new updates for the Android and iOS versions of its T...

Travel Smart: Using Your Smartphone Abroad

Matt Trezza | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel
Matt Trezza

Here's a short and useful primer for maximizing your phone's utility when crossing borders.

5 Things AI Can Do Better Than Humans

George Zarkadakis | Posted 01.04.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Artificial Intelligence is constantly pushing the boundaries of what machines are capable of. But could machines ever become better than us?

Finding a Gifted Translator to Translate Your Important Documents into Foreign Languages

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 12.27.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

Whether you need your website, or an important document such as a marriage license, transcript, contract or other official document translated into another language, it helps to understand what kinds of features you should be looking for.

Google Calls For Translation Help For Refugees In Germany

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.14.2015 | World

With some 8,000 migrants and refugees entering Europe's borders every day, people from France to Finland to Denmark have volunteered to help make newc...

Google Translate Just Made It Much Easier To Text In Different Languages

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 10.07.2015 | Technology

Here's one good reason to upgrade to Android Marshmallow. Google announced Tuesday a new update to its Translate app that will allow it to operate wit...

Google Translate's Mobile App Just Got Even More Magical

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.29.2015 | Technology

The Google Translate app can be a godsend for travelers and language learners. And it just got even better. In January, the mobile app debuted a featu...

The Extinction of Language?

David Sable | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
David Sable

Language is how we communicate. Language can be spoken, signed and sung. Language can be pictures -- fashion or food. DNA is a language of sorts.

The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

John Feffer | Posted 06.23.2015 | Comedy
John Feffer

In the next election, I fully expect to see our first woman president. But after that, I think we should break another glass ceiling. It's time to put a non-human in the White House. We're America. We don't settle for second-best.

Matt Sheehan

Inside a Chinese Startup's Smartwatch Hackathon | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

WULING SHANZHUANG, China -- It’s 11 a.m. on a smoggy Friday in Beijing, and a busload of computer programmers is abuzz with chatter about smartwatch...

How To Use Your Smartphone To Translate Just About Anything

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.24.2015 | Technology

These days you can have any and all types of translation services right in your smartphone. Here are the ones you should definitely be using.

Thousands Petition Google Translate After Site Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Officials for Google have apologized after the translation services offered on the search engine giant reportedly suggested a series of anti-gay slurs...

Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology

Your smartphone is about to become your best friend when traveling, even if you don't want to shell out big bucks for an international data plan.

WATCH: Frozen's 'Let It Go' According To Google Translate

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

For now, at least, Google Translate isn't as accurate as a human translator. Words tend to slip and slide as if on ice, and the more translations you ...

Google Translate #Fail

Fusion | Posted 08.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Dear Google Translate Team, On Saturday I used Google Translate to translate a Spanish-language Univison News story to English. The news story was ...

24 Travel Apps to Download Now

Fathom | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel

The best travel apps that help us pack our bags and see the world.

Google Translate Has A Gender Problem

Fast Company's Co.Labs | Posted 10.07.2013 | Technology

Google Translate and other popular translation platforms often provide unintentionally sexist translations where, among other things, doctors are men ...

WATCH: 'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' Song Gets Totally Butchered

Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy

You know how sometimes you're hanging out with your bros, and you run the lyrics to "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" through Google Translate 64 times, t...

Google 'Now Praises The iPad'?!

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology

In a hilarious quirk that may have gone almost undetected for months, Google’s text-to-speech engine often ends sentences with the peculiar phrase ...

Google, Kurzweil, and the Information Transformation Age

Nataly Kelly | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

Google's self-declared mission is "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful." It's impossible for Google to accomplish this without translation.

Google Translate iPhone App Released: The Future Is Now

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On Tuesday, Google launched a native Google Translate app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Available for free from the iTunes store, the new app...

New Google Feature Translates As You Talk

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Douglas Adams would have been proud: Google has just brought Planet Earth one step close to a Babel Fish of our own. On Wednesday, Google unveiled a ...

Google Translate Now Talks, Translates In Real-time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's tool for translating text between 51 languages, Google Translate, has just added some very nifty and very useful features, with the biggest c...