Microsoft Bing Translator SDK allows users to convert languages in web and client apps. Instructions to subscribe to the Microsoft Translator API are available. With this SDK, developers can create projects useful to reach international audiences, manage e-commerce sites, and convey messages to multicultural users. This SDK supported by Microsoft Bing provides all documentation on the site.
Automated language translation is a great way to bridge the language barrier, but while the solutions available today will allow you to get the general gist of text written in another language, the results are far from perfect and not suitable for many scenarios. Now myGengo has an API that can help.
Microsoft has announced that it is going to fork and extend Node.js, leading developers to express concern over what the move means for the long term future of Node.js. Historically (think Java), things have not always gone that well when Microsoft decides to fork and extend a technology.