30 Dec 2019
Corporate

New Year Vendor Appreciation Party in the World Bank Office

World Bank has a wonderful tradition: to organize vendor appreciation party for its freelance translators every year in the New Year eve. This year the event took place for the 6th time on the 20th of December. In the New Arbat World Bank office the house translators and freelancers, who have been actively cooperating with the Bank Translation Unit gathered together in order to exchange congratulations and news and even discuss some translation difficulties with colleagues and get expert advice. This year the celebration was not just that of the New Year….

12 Dec 2019
Corporate

New Year Anniversary Conference of Moscow Translation Club (MTC)

On December, 6 TechInput participated in the 10th Annual Conference of Moscow Translation Club. It is worth pointing out that the topics raised at the conference, especially the translation industry transformation, current development trends and new technologies application in translation aroused great interest of the entire translation community…

19 Nov 2019
For vendors
Translation Industry

What Quakers Can Teach Us About the Politics of Pronouns

Pronouns are the most political parts of speech. In English, defaulting to the feminine “she/her” when referring to a person of unspecified gender, instead of the masculine “he/him,” has long been a way of thumbing one’s nose at the patriarchy. (“When a politician votes, she must consider the public mood.”)……

3 Oct 2019
Corporate

Our Business Breakfast – Invaluable Experience for You!

On September 26, the Marriott Grand Hotel hosted TechInput Group of Companies Business Breakfast for the representatives of oil and gas industry on the topic “Technical translation as an important element of services for the oil and gas industry” dedicated to the 20th anniversary of TechInput…..

18 Sep 2019
Translation Industry

Trump’s Twitter War on Spelling

By Sarah Lyall
The New York Times
August 31, 2019
The president’s supporters don’t mind his linguistic slips, but lexicographers and grammarians worry about the permanent effect on language.

14 Aug 2019
Translation Industry

Parlez-Vous Anglais?
Yes, of Course.
By Pamela Druckerman

The New York Times
August 10,2019
The hundreds of thousands of Americans descending on Paris during this year’s tourist season are in for a shock: The city’s waiters, bakers and taxi drivers — and practically anyone else they encounter — will mostly speak to them in eager, serviceable and occasionally even near-perfect English……

29 Jul 2019
Translation Industry

Why We Call Things ‘Porn’

The word captures a new way of relating to food, real estate and even moral outrage.
By C. Thi Nguyen and Bekka Williams
The New York Times, Sunday, July 28, 2019

28 May 2019
Translation Industry

Over Two Dozen Winners Best Competitive Field in United Nations Translation Contest

The United Nations Conference Management Service announced the 29 winners of the 14th St. Jerome Translation Contest on May 16, 2019 in Vienna.The contest, held in January, drew over 270 competitors….

21 May 2019
For vendors
Translation Industry

New ISO Standard on Legal Interpreting Seeks to Combat ‘De-Professionalism’

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the body in charge of developing and publishing international standards, has published a new standard on legal interpreting…..

17 May 2019
Corporate

Successful ISO 17100:2015 Certification

On May 15, 2019, TechInput successfully passed certification for conformance with ISO 17100:2015, which applies to translation services. TechInput is among first Russian companies to be certified for conformance with ISO 17100:2015……