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Q&A with Robert Laing, founder of myGengo

With such amazing developments occurring in amateur translation it was only a matter of time before a company capitalized on harnessing large numbers of translators to work via the Web. myGengo is one such company. It is an online translation service here in Japan that provides human translations via its ...

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Interview with Smart.fm CEO, Andrew Smith Lewis

My brain seems to have become far less spongy since I hit the big 3-Oh. Recently, for my Japanese study I found myself relying on whatever new e-learning scheme happens to be most popular among my cleverer friends. I wrote about some of them here before. But since then I ...

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Hotspot Shield makes VPNs more accessible

Virtual private networks, or VPNs, have been widely used in the business world because of the high level of security that they can provide. Essentially, a VPN can be thought of as a tunnel, a private and secure connection within the public network. Private and anonymous Web surfing may not ...

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Anti-radiation maternity clothes in China

Here's one for the guys at Mythbusters. Many Chinese women guard against supposed computer radiation using these special anti-radiation maternity dresses. I've always found it strange that these dresses are so commonplace in China, but yet I haven't seen them in any other countries. A quick search ...

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On Huawei, and the most recent suicide

Danwei just reported on Huawei, a Chinese company, where for some reason employees have been dying at an alarming rate. Of course, even one death is more than enough cause for alarm, but as of yesterday the total is said to stand at 37. You may be thinking Huawei is ...

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Guerilla translating in China, a labor of love

The Chinese are by far the best in the world at being numerous. The country has a near-infinite workforce which will naturally drive the economy for years to come. Also, Yao Ming can get voted an All Star starter every year by legions of Chinese fans, whether he's deserving ...

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Talking Tudou.com with CEO Gary Wang

The Chinese are by far the best in the world at being numerous. The country has a near-infinite workforce which will naturally drive the economy for years to come. Also, Yao Ming can get voted an All Star starter every year by legions of Chinese fans, whether he's deserving ...

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Meizu Minione M8: The Second Coming of iPhone

Out of all the iPhone news floating around on the Net out there, this is the best quote I've seen: "Jesus has come back and he's a phone now!" And, of course, every Jesus must have an anti-Christ, and the Chinese-produced Meizu Minione M8 seems to have ascended ...

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Feeding China: Whose RSSponsibility?

Google has been feeding again. First it ate up Doubleclick and now it's done gone washed it down with a shot of Feedburner. So what does this acquisition mean for China? Explanatory Note: Feedburner delivers a Web site's latest content (i.e. RSS feed) to the end user ...

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