In the Press (page 2)

May 19, 2015 · 1 min

Business is going well and you have a solid foothold in your domestic market. You’re ready to explore new markets across borders and oceans. But the task is daunting: Cultural, geographic and language barriers seem like an insurmountable challenge. Don’t lose your nerve. Penetrating a new market

May 16, 2015 · 1 min

A recent study by the research department at One Hour Translation, which examined several thousand translation projects in the last year, found six emerging major global technology trends. The study analyzed the content of technology companies, which hired One Hour Translation to translate their

May 7, 2015 · 1 min

Ever wonder just how much lies on the shoulders of those hardworking translators whispering between two world leaders, struggling to make sure they understand one another’s weighty words? One wrong phrase, and, oops, you’ve caused an international incident. In the subtle world of international

May 7, 2015 · 1 min

“Good words are worth much, and cost little,” said the famous poet and orator, George Herbert. Be that as it may, this does not seem to be the case for local governments, such as Sheffield Council, which has recently been brought under fire for spending exceedingly on interpretation and translation

May 3, 2015 · 2 min

During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session earlier this year, Microsoft founder and prolific philanthropist Bill Gates said his biggest regret in life is that he speaks only English. Not exactly what one would expect to hear from the billionaire founder of one of the largest tech corporations in the

May 3, 2015 · 1 min

by Ofer Shoshan, CEO of One Hour Translation One good reason is the numbers: One merely has to look at them to grasp the gravity of this lapse. Some 56 percent of the growth in the U.S. population over the last decade has come from the Hispanic community, according to the Pew Research Center

May 3, 2015 · 1 min

“In every instance the company has made this offer, we’ve had 15 to 25 requests for translation services,” said One Hour Translation spokesman Aaron Kliner, adding the company waived its fees after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the 2013 Philippines typhoon. Read

May 3, 2015 · 1 min

Almost half of mobile device applications on smartphones and tablets are in their user’s native language, according to a survey of 800 consumers worldwide conducted by OHT-Mobile, the mobile division of One Hour Translation. In the United States, 78 percent of survey respondents said all apps on