PRN: Babylon.com Celebrates and Summarizes 2011 Milestones and Activities with Over 100M Users and 2,019,597,097 Translation Requests
Babylon.com Celebrates and Summarizes 2011 Milestones and Activities with Over 100M Users and 2,019,597,097 Translation Requests
NEW YORK, December 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
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2011 was Babylon.com's 100 Celebration - in July 2011, Babylon.com passed the major milestone of over 100 million users, it has made the list of the top 60 sites on the Internet and has officially become the most popular desktop language and translation software with a Guinness World RecordsÂ® achievement for the most downloads of a translation software supporting 100 million translation requests a day, which in 2011 summed up to 2,019,597,097 (as opposed to 1,398,941,058 translation requests in 2010).
"When back in 1997, Babylon launched its dictionary software, we couldn't have imagined that over 100 million people in over 200 countries and territories would be using its software" said Alon Carmeli, Babylon's CEO. Â
"Setting a record with Guinness World Records makes one a lasting piece of history. We are proud to have done this," continues Carmeli.
Babylon.com is a publicly traded company founded in 1997. The Company is a leading provider of language solutions such as online dictionary and translation software, translation services, language learning solutions, English writing enhancement and more. The Babylon.com user base exceeds 105 million desktop installations in more than 200 markets, supporting 75 languages.
Company Codes: Bloomberg:BBYL@IT, RICS:BBYL, ISIN:IL0011016669