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Alberto Cruz Alonso

italki Acquires Lingbe and Relaunches the Instant and Free Language Practice Mobile App

italki has acquired Lingbe, a free language practice mobile app that allows users to call native speakers instantly. Lingbe is also announcing the official relaunch of the app. The live chat app helps users practice speaking a foreign language by instantly connecting them to native speakers around the world. "It is like an Uber for language speaking practice," said Alberto Cruz Alonso, CEO of Lingbe. Users spend a virtual currency "Lingos" when they practice a language and earn Lingos when they help someone learn their…