No time to read all tweets, scoops, blogs? Here is a summary of the Top Ten LT stories of the month, selected by our LangTechNews editor Andrew Joscelyne. Enjoy – and if you have a newsworthy story, contact us.

1.    Favourite of the month: UK’s maverick Speechmatics speeds up machine language learning and transcription for many languages

2.    A news-hack experiment generated bright new ideas for the BBC’s conversational user interface

3.    Major science publisher Elsevier announces the winner of the 2017 Semantic Web Challenge

4.    Irish voice-synthesis firm Voysis launches its wavenet Voice Out Loud service

5.    A welcome report on the global media monitoring tools market: it’ll be worth about $4 billion at a CAGR of 14% by 2022

6.    Another popular report, this time on AI in the manufacturing market (deep learning, computer vision, context awareness, and NLP)

7.    Then there were three: this report on the cognitive analytics market pitches its value at $10.95 billion by 2022

8.    An Ohio Project will automatically learn “unresourced” languages especially to run MT in disaster relief situations

9.    German industrial giant SAP gets into conversational AI apps, possibly with an eye on IoT developments

10.  And last but not least, another report: the AI platform market will be worth $9.88 billion by 2022