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Skype Translator adds Mandarin and Italian to its repertoire

The translation feature for the Internet-calling service now speaks the languages of Beijing and Rome. But the translator is still available only in preview mode.

By April 8, 2015

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​Zuckerberg delights audience in Beijing with Mandarin prowess

The Facebook founder and CEO speaks for 30 minutes in Mandarin at a question and answer session and talks about his company's plans to engage its largest untapped market.

By October 22, 2014

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Skype Translator can now converse in French and German

Slowly expanding its repetoire, the real-time translation software can now speak six different languages.

By June 18, 2015

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Skype for Windows app will get Translator preview built right in

Launched last year as a standalone download, the Translator feature will roll out to Windows desktop users by the end of summer, says Microsoft.

By June 9, 2015

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Skype for Web beta opens up for all in US and UK

Microsoft will broaden the pool of testers for Skype for Web to include even more countries "in the next few weeks."

By June 5, 2015

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Twitter appeals to Chinese companies to tweet for global reach

At a keynote during CES Asia, Twitter's Shailesh Rao avoids mention of being blocked inside China and focuses on how Chinese brands can use the platform to go global.

By May 26, 2015

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Linqapp brings crowd-sourced language translation to iOS

Unfamiliar with a new phrase in another language? Now it's possible to get near-instant translation from like-minded social translators using the app.

By May 7, 2015

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Alibaba purchases $590M minority stake in smartphone maker Meizu

The Chinese e-commerce giant's investment could signal another step into the mobile business, in a play not unlike Amazon's Fire devices line.

By February 8, 2015

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China's Internet users soar as mobile drives growth

China had 649 million people online at the end of 2014, up by 31 million people from a year earlier. Mobile Internet users grew by 57 million people.

By February 3, 2015

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Bill Gates: I feel stupid for only speaking English

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder admires Mark Zuckerberg's grasp of Chinese and laments his own linguistic inabilities.

By January 28, 2015