Google Translate API gets reprieve, servers will accept cash for interpreter duties

Sean Hollister
S. Hollister|06.06.11

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Google Translate API gets reprieve, servers will accept cash for interpreter duties
Last month, Google said it intended to pull the plug on a variety of APIs, including one rather curious pick -- Google Translate, which had actually been getting so much use that it was allegedly causing an "economic burden" for the company. Well, it seems Google got in touch with its capitalistic roots, because the Translate API won't be depreciated after all. Following a public outcry, Mountain View's announced that it'll create a paid version as soon as possible. Hear it from the horse's Google API Product Manager's mouth at our source link.
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