Web giant pulls back on an announced update to Google Now that would've allowed multilingual people to switch at will between languages.
This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.
Google's innovations and attitude at its annual I/O confab seemed to get a big thumbs-up from the developers in attendance.
Google's personal assistant can understand you as you switch from your native tongue to a second or even third language, a milestone more difficult than you might think.
Seeing the World Cup as a chance to lower language barriers, the social site enables translation in its iPhone and iPad app, and Twitter.com timeline. It's a win for Bing.
Skype Translator currently supports about 40 languages and is expected to roll out later this year as a Windows 8 beta.
Google Now notification cards are coming to desktop versions of Google Chrome, but if you're running the Chrome beta you can get them, well, now.
Google begins building its Dart programming language directly into Chrome, hoping a multilingual future will speed up Web apps. But what if Dart apps only work in Chrome?
On-the-fly translation of Web pages is a fixture in Chrome for PCs, but now it's in the Android version, too. Also arriving: SPDY-augmented data compression.
If the OS X system language changes to one you don't understand, you may have to navigate to the system preferences and revert the changes by using visual landmarks.