News tagged with wikimedia foundation

WikiGalaxy turns Wikipedia into a galaxy of stars

Owen Cornec, an engineering student studying in Paris, has released a web browser application called WikiGalaxy that gives using Wikipedia a whole new spin. He's used a star/galaxy based analog as a basis ...

Dec 10, 2014 weblog
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Sweden is tops in making most of Internet, report finds

Leave it to the country that brought us Ikea to make the most of the Internet. According to a new report from the World Wide Web Foundation, the people and government of Sweden are the best in the world at optimizing the ...

Sep 07, 2012
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Google donates $2 million to support Wikipedia

(AP) -- Google Inc., the Internet's most profitable company, is giving $2 million to support Wikipedia, a volunteer-driven reference tool that has emerged as one of the Web's most-read sites.

Feb 17, 2010
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Report claims Wikipedia losing editors in droves

(PhysOrg.com) -- The findings of a Spanish study claiming that Wikipedia's editors are leaving at an alarming rate have been refuted by the Wikimedia Foundation and by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales.

Nov 30, 2009 weblog
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