I’ve been learning Arabic for a couple of years, after one of my previous startups had a large-ish team of developers in Egypt. Even though I’m only a novice, I did spot something truly bi
Do not try to challenge an investor’s knowledge, unless revealing a surprising and intuitive fact is central to your story.
Hypercultural Latinx consumers are different from their mostly white counterparts in the way they vigorously engage with technology, their obsession with being online at all times and their unique sho
If you’re a typically terse communicator who could probably benefit from a little more civility in your everyday communications, a new Carnegie Mellon University research project could be the an
“Is Greta Thunberg a hypocrite?” Google that phrase and you will get thousands of results. It just goes to show that, to a large extent, the “Q&A” model is broken on the internet.
Google is adding a nifty new feature to its search results when you look for the pronunciation of words. You’ll now be able to not just hear the correct pronunciation, but you can also now pract
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Unbabel, a Lisbon-based startup that’s built a platform for translating customer service messages at scale by combining the speed of machine translation with native (human) speaker nuance and ex
Anti-fraud startup Shape Security has tipped over the $1 billion valuation mark following its latest Series F round of $51 million. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company announced the fundraise Thur
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Outbrain, the network known for distributing garbage clickbait articles and ads on sites across the internet, is now going to offer a premium product that ensures that the articles recommended to folk
Further proof the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been warming up to modern technology — it has just approved the first continuous blood sugar monitor that doesn’t require the user t
The highest profile ICOs from a consumer internet company to date has come to a close after messaging app Kik raised nearly $100 million from its token sale. The exact amount is 168,732 ETH —
There are a million and one services for voice transcription on the market. But even with just one job to do, I've never seen a service that can handle the long tail of vocabulary used in the real wor
Some people really need help with grammar. To that end, Grammarly has been quietly building a freemium grammar checker to help students, writers and people who want to make a good impression on social
If you're seriously attempting to learn another language then at least one dictionary app will be a staple on your smartphone homescreen. And familiarity with its UX foibles will have long ago set you
Another reason Twitter is awesome: Cambridge University linguists are using it to track how the usage of one of the U.K.'s Celtic languages, Welsh, is changing. Welsh is only spoken by around a sixth