localization localization  /ˌloʊ kə lə ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a determination of the place where something is
  2. (n) (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body

Usage(s):

  1. The mobile Internet's killer application a combination of personalization and localization services is turning a famous device from literary fiction into fact.
  2. On a typical localization job, workers are spread worldwide.
  3. Translation and localization remain a creative endeavor, one that is hard to accomplish entirely with computers, which would seemingly save money at the risk of quality.

News

  1. Lavonia native Anthony Ravita recognized for scholarly work at Armstrong

    Biology major Anthony Ravita of Lavonia presented "Cellular localization of two Golgi tethering prote" at the university's 19th annual Student Scholars Symposium.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  2. Global brands must change their approach to localization, or risk unprofitable growth in emerging Asia

    The role of emerging Asian markets has changed and these markets are now the engine of profitable growth for global consumer products companies and retailers. In order to capture this opportunity, companies must change the way they approach localization - through greater local autonomy, granularity, focus and agility to ensure the consumer at the center.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Lionbridge Presents On-Demand Global Marketing And Global Search Strategies At Localization World 2013 In London

    WALTHAM, Mass., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.   (Nasdaq:LIOX), today announced that the Company is presenting at Localization World Conference & Exhibition , the conference ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "We are pleased with our sales in June. They reflect continued progress in implementation of our strategies, particularly My Macy's localization and the increased effectiveness and efficiency of our unified national organization. We remain on track...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Terry Lundgren Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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