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Samsung Galaxy S8 Assistant Bixby Tipped To Support More Languages Than Google Assistant

Bixby, the smart AI assistant expected to grace the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, will reportedly support up to eight languages. For reference, Google Assistant only supports five.

Apps/Software February 8, 2017

People Use Same Sounds For Common Objects, Ideas No Matter The Language

How do the people of the world understand each other? It may be that different words with the same meaning use the same sounds, said researchers.

Life & Style September 14, 2016

'Word Fireworks' App Makes It Fun To Learn A New Language With Characters Such As '圣诞节快乐!'

The Mode of Expression developers have just launched a mobile game that can help you learn exotic languages. If you considered taking your first steps into Mandarin, Korean, Japanese or Hebrew, Word Fireworks is the app for you.

Apps/Software December 21, 2015

Language Learning App Duolingo Raises $45 Million In Funding

Duolingo has raised an impressive $45 million in a new round of funding. That amount more than doubles the $38.3 million Duolingo had raised so far, for a grand total of $83.3 million.

Business June 12, 2015

Where Did Ancestor Of Indo-European Languages Originate?

Two studies attempt to settle the debate on where in the world the ancestral tongue of all Indo-European languages was born. Evidence points to the vast steppe region in what is today Ukraine and Russia.

February 18, 2015

Want to Work in Java? Expert Offers Tips for Newbie Java Enthusiasts

The demand for Java-certified individuals is high in the IT enterprise, making it an optimal time for prospective programmers to learn the language. Tech Times taps an expert to provide tips for those interested in moving into the hot tech career segment.

Apps/Software January 22, 2015

Nuance Swype keyboard boasts 21 languages, suggests emojis

The iOS 8 version of Swype learns 16 new tongues. The keyboard app will also recommend emojis based on the words users input.

Apps/Software November 5, 2014

The endangerment of languages: Will economic progress render them extinct?

Economic growth threatens minority languages, study finds. Dominant languages often drive speakers of minority language to abandon them.

September 3, 2014

Why 25 percent of the world's languages could go extinct

A new Cambridge study suggests that countries with booming and successful economies are rapidly losing languages, specifically those of indigenous peoples, faster than countries with less economic growth and success.

Internet Culture September 3, 2014

Google search app now multilingual and easier than ever

Google is updating its Google Search app to be more multilingual. The move will allow users to search for things in a language of their choosing without having to switch any settings.

Apps/Software August 22, 2014

Are you a math wiz? Thank your genes

Math and language skills can be inherited, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.

July 15, 2014

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