Monthly Archives April 2017

Apr
18

Gaelic – The Sound of Silents

Help ma boab! April is Scottish-American Heritage Month, which got us Yappnites wondering why there’s a world of difference between written Gaelic and the way all those letters disappear when it’s spoken. Gaelic isn’t the only language that pleads guilty to sounding worlds apart from its spelling and English is easily named an accessory to Details >>
By
Apr
12
Asian girl hiding face with money

Three Big Markets Ignoring A Billion Potential Customers

Several American markets are specifically missing out on over a billion potential customers they don’t even know exist. Two blocks of consumers expected to be worth approximately $56 trillion dollars in the next ten years want to buy American, in some cases are American, and most of whom are brand loyal once they’re on board. Details >>
By
Apr
04
multilingualism of sign language

What’s Your Sign? The Multilingualism of Sign Language

Q:  When does English become a foreign language to those fluent in English? A: When one communicates in sign language. Sign language is actually a collection of over 300 different languages that developed in deaf communities in many different places and times and under different circumstances than spoken languages. As a consequence, American Sign, British Details >>
By
Apr
04

Yappn Granted Australian Patent for Translation System

NEW YORK, NY – April 4, 2017 – Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB: YPPN), a real-time innovative language solutions Company is pleased to announce that it has been granted a new patent for “Cross-Language Communication Between Proximate Mobile Devices” from the Commissioner of Patents representing the Australia Patent Office. This patent was also separately Details >>
By