Should you be worried about paid editors on Wikipedia?
Whether you trust it or ignore it, Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world and accessed by millions of people every day. So would you trust it any more (or even less) if you knew people ...
Monkeys take 'selfies,' sparking copyright dispute
Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright?
Wikipedia says EU court ruling is Web 'censorship'
The foundation which operates the Wikipedia information website said Wednesday an EU court ruling on the right to be "forgotten" is creating "memory holes" in the Internet.
Wikipedia targets one billion users by 2015
Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number.
Wikipedia group launches online travel guide
The foundation behind crowd-sourced knowledge compendium Wikipedia on Tuesday launched a free online travel guide built collaboratively by volunteers from around the globe.
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 ...
Wikipedia back online after brief service cut
Popular online knowledge trove Wikipedia was back online Monday after a fiber optic cable connection between its two US data centers was severed, causing an hour-long service outage.
Fixing Wiki: Wikipedia revision project teaches teamwork, communication, chemistry
Halogen bonding, hyperconjugation, electroactive polymers—-such subjects are typical fare in graduate-level chemistry courses. But how many classes challenge students to explain the concepts to the whole ...
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.
Report claims Wikipedia losing editors in droves
Craigslist founder joins Wikimedia advisory board
(AP) -- The nonprofit group that runs online encyclopedia Wikipedia said Friday that it named Craig Newmark, the founder of Web classifieds site Craigslist, to its advisory board.
Microsoft closing Encarta online encyclopedia
Microsoft plans to close its Encarta online encyclopedia, which competes in an arena dominated by communally-crafted free Internet reference source Wikipedia.