This Week in Language News, June 27, 2012

We have been writing a lot in past weeks about languages on the verge of extinction. This week, these languages received a boost on the most precious piece of Internet real estate one could possibly imagine: a link on Google’s homepage. The Web powerhouse has launched the Endangered Languages Project, an endeavor to support, teach […]

This Week in Language News, June 13, 2012

Happy Ending for French Publishers and Google A six-year battle between Google and leading publishers in France has been resolved peacefully, according to The Financial Times. The two sides said they had agreed a “framework agreement” under which French publishers can strike their own commercial arrangements individually with Google, which will exchange information with publishers […]