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Babylon.com Joins the One Laptop per Child Project Foundation by Contributing Dictionary Content in 16 Languages

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Babylon.com (TASE: BBYL), a world leading provider of online dictionary and translation solutions has contributed dictionaries with translations into 16 languages from its proprietary dictionaries to the nonprofit humanitarian One Laptop per Child project. Until now, this is the largest contribution of words and definitions to OLPC.

"Education is of much importance to Babylon, which is always seeking to intensify its value, and contributing to such a significant cause is extremely meaningful." Alon Carmeli, CEO, Babylon Ltd.: "Having Babylon's dictionary content integrated into the XO laptops, will not only deliver the world to the children, but the children will have the opportunity to express themselves and explore the world. " Carmeli further added: "Babylon is very excited about the fact that it has succeeded to deliver the dictionary content to OLPC before the next distribution of the 500,000 XO laptops worldwide."

"Babylon dictionaries has contributed a basic set of 2500-word dictionaries with translations in 16 languages for use in OLPC projects. This is the largest coordinated contribution of words and definitions to OLPC to date. There are related projects going on to develop the dictionary projects such as words and speak." - OLPC

About Babylon Ltd.

Babylon.com (TASE: BBYL) is a leading provider of online dictionary and translation solutions. The Babylon.com user base exceeds 40 million desktop installations. Babylon sold more than 2 Million licenses of the software to private users and organizations in more than 180 countries.

For more information about Babylon, visit http://www.babylon.com

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