Shenzhen is a city that truly symbolizes innovation. From its designation as China’s first Special Economic Zone in 1980, it has miraculously developed from being a small fishing village of 30,000 people into the technology and manufacturing hub of the world; a roaring metropolis of 14 million people, each hoping to find the Chinese dream.
As a company that is in the wondrous, but often pitfall-laden transition of going global, you may wonder, “How can we, as a company, retain the personal-touch and uniqueness of our brand without the hands-on benefit of actually being onsite?” While there are many strategies that can maintain your brand values abroad, enlisting E-learning as […]
In today’s dynamic workplace, what may sound like simple tasks often require certain skills and industry knowledge. This means that offering your team high-quality and effective training is crucial to their success, and that of your company. However, providing this training can be costly and time consuming. It’s also difficult to guarantee that the same […]
For millennials, it’s hard to remember a time when machines weren’t already doing the jobs of humans. After all, almost every daily activity is automated these days; we use machines to withdraw money, buy train tickets, and scan groceries. Machines even answer our queries on the phone, as well as assemble our cars. As a result, […]
CSOFT has always been excited to debate the topic of man vs. machine translation, and to discuss its implications for businesses and translators alike. In today’s global world, machine translation has become a common aspect in both businesses and daily life. For people travelingMachine Translation abroad, for example, translation apps — which are based on machine translation — are the fastest and most cost effective solution for traversing foreign lands.
On January 7th, 1954, a massive IBM computer, dubbed the “polyglot brainchild”, translated over sixty sentences from Russian to English. This computer, the IBM 701, marked the first publicly announced instance of machine translation. Lauded as a miracle and a massive advancement in the fields of both computer science and linguistics, this achievement sparked researchers […]
The People’s Republic has seen a lot of foreign companies find success in recent years, but a shift is happening in the market. It involves less foreign expansion into China and more innovation coming out of the country. Technology is at the forefront of the shift, with Chinese tech companies beginning to outperform their foreign counterparts. […]
Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and Wall Street: these three places have their own distinct subcultures, and all three are famously dominated by their own distinct industries. Wall Street is dominated by banking, Silicon Valley by IT and internet, and Hollywood by films and entertainment.
In this week’s news segment, we look into the future of the airline industry through a recent report by the International Air Transport Association. You’ll also read about China’s growing interest in luxury hotels and a new technology that could replace traditional boarding passes with a passenger’s fingerprints.
This week in the news, Connecticut-based online travel booking website Priceline Group announced plans to expand its business in China and a device, dubbed the world’s smartest baby monitor, is now on sale for $299. Click and get the latest technology news from around the world.
This week in the news, Germany’s BWM announced its plan to invest $1 billion in Mexico, the taxi smartphone app Uber got the green light to continue operations in London and Japan’s car maker, Mazda, is hopeful to beat its European sales target this year.