Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, June 22, 2012

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As the world becomes more connected, languages are getting left behind. A newly launched partnership between academic institutions and Google aims to preserve those endangered languages that aren't being passed on to later generations. As we learn, tracking down the necessary data to preserve a language is not easy. Plus, we talk about Bill Murray's fake Twitter with Bill Murray...sort of.

Google chips in to preserve endangered languages

7,000 languages worldwide could be headed for extinction. Can they be stored online?
Posted In: Google, Twitter, foreign language