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The Most Commonly Spoken Language In Each Neighbourhood Of New York City, Mapped

The Most Commonly Spoken Language In Each Neighbourhood Of New York City, Mapped | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it
Business Insider's Andy Kiersz used data from the Minnesota Population Center to map the most common languages spoken in each neighborhood of New York City, and the results speak for themselves:
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Microsoft and Ovamba partner #NLProc Solutions in Fintech for African SMEs 

Microsoft and Ovamba partner #NLProc Solutions in Fintech for African SMEs  | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it
Ovamba Solutions, Inc. and Microsoft have partnered to develop and produce the first African language driven “chat-bot” designed to serve the millions of African SMEs who face exclusion from Financial Services due to the challenges of functional and business literacy.  The Chat-Bot was conceived, designed and created by Ovamba and Microsoft and will be rolled out via Ovamba’s mobile app, ‘Ovamba Plus.’
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How They Indianized Alexa 

How They Indianized Alexa  | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it
It took us almost a year to localise Alexa for India. We needed to test Alexa’s Automatic Speech Recognition with multiple Indian accents and have evolved Alexa’s natural language understanding to understand full context and intent. For example, there are many words in English that sound the same but could have different intents when used by users in India and the US.
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Indianized but not localized, as Indian English seems to be the only language used. 

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