International Mother Language Day 2015: new language initiatives from Microsoft

February 21 is UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day, which promotes linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The theme of International Mother Language Day this year is “Inclusion in and through education: Language counts.” As part of that celebration, Microsoft is announcing several exciting language technology initiatives: New Microsoft Translator languages Microsoft’s free machine translation system—Microsoft…

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Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones: now available in 25 languages

A few weeks ago, the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview was announced, and the first Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones is now available. If you own a Lumia 630, 635, 636, 638, 730, or 830, you can now test the latest build in 25 languages: Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Catalan (Spain), Czech (Czech Republic),…

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