|Microsoft's BingTranslator replaced Yahoo Babelfish as of May 30, 2012
The translation for Babel Fish was provided by SYSTRAN. It was founded and developed by Oscar A Jofre and his team in January 1999. Babel Fish was bought by AltaVista in 2003 and AltaVista was bought by Yahoo! in the same year. The URL babelfish.altavista.com remained until May 9, 2008, when the address changed to babelfish.yahoo.com.