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TECH 15 Jan 2019 | 8:57 AM

YouTube explains which profanities and ‘inappropriate language’ are not OK for ad-supported videos

YouTube provided more clarity about how it determines when videos with ”vulgarity and inappropriate language” are eligible for ads – and which words and usage contexts it deems just advertiser-unfriendly.

TECH 02 Feb 2016 | 1:00 AM

Five great apps for learning a foreign language

Mobile apps can be a great solution for mastering a new tongue or brushing up on school-day skills because they're portable, convenient and relatively low cost. Here's a look at five of the best mobile apps for learning a foreign language.

TECH 04 Nov 2014 | 11:42 AM

Google guns for 300 million new Indian local language users

Search giant Google announced the creation of a new Hindi-language website in an ambitious bid to add 300 million Indian Internet users by 2017 and bridge the country's linguistic digital divide.

TECH 26 Jul 2017 | 3:30 AM

This glove cost less than US$100 to make and can translate the sign language alphabet

For a fraction of the cost of a new iPhone, researchers at University of California, San Diego, developed a smart glove that can translate the American Sign Language alphabet as the wearer's fingers move.

TECH 07 May 2014 | 12:32 PM

LinkedIn to let companies target members by language, location

LinkedIn Corp on Tuesday rolled out a new feature that allows companies to target audiences by language preference and geographical location as it seeks to grow and retain members across the world.

TECH 04 Dec 2018 | 10:00 PM

Travelling to a foreign country? Google just named a language app the best app of 2018

A language learning app that promises to teach users the basics in as little as five minutes a day has been named Google Play's Best App of 2018.

TECH 24 Oct 2013 | 7:21 PM

Chinese, Russian, Arabic language web addresses coming

The first-ever non-Latin language website address domains are on their way, the Internet's overlords said Wednesday.

TECH 06 Aug 2014 | 3:36 PM

New Scrabble dictionary picks up the language of the millennials

Young players of the classic word game Scrabble, perhaps disenfranchised by its decade-old lexicon, can "chillax" now that this multi-generational favourite is being updated to speak the language of the millennials.

TECH 19 Jul 2019 | 11:00 PM

Microsoft shows off keynote speaker hologram speaking a new language

Microsoft demonstrated a new HoloLens technology developed in collaboration with Azure AI services that produces a full-size hologram of an individual speaking another language.

TECH 20 Feb 2018 | 3:44 AM

Uber drops opposition to London language test

Taxi app Uber is dropping a legal appeal against the introduction of more stringent English language tests for drivers in London after the city's transport regulator said it would water down its stringent proposals.