Yahoo, L&H sign translation deal

Meanwhile, Lernout & Hauspie continue buying spree

Software company Lernout & Hauspie said it had struck a deal with Yahoo to localise the Web firm's pages by delivering translations. Yahoo will use L&H translation software for countries including Korea, Japan, Francy, Italy, Germany and Spain. The deal will include not only machine translation but specific localisation for each of the languages, said the firm. Meanwhile L&H continued its acquisition spree by snapping up Korean firm Bumil for $25 million. Bumil specialises in interactive voice, call centre and other telco applications. ®

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