Jimmy Wales’ Wikitribune to combat fake news with wiki-powered journalism

With fake news continuing to dominate the discussion about the future of the media and role of social networks in spreading it, many in the tech world have tried to come up with ways to fight this new

To the Moon! Lunar XPRIZE team looks to send Wikipedia into space aboard homemade rover

Quick: you can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What's it going to be? Time's up! Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that's what the Part-Time Scientists, a team working on a homegrown lunar r

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales blasts “deranged” companies editing their own pages

In a chat with Guy Kawasaki at South by Southwest, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales spoke out about self-interested parties editing their own pages on the Internet’s collaborative encyclopedia. “C

Wikimedia’s Challenge To NSA Surveillance Too “Speculative” To Persuade Judge

A constitutional challenge to the NSA's mass surveillance program, brought by Wikimedia earlier this year, was dismissed by a U.S. district court judge on Friday.

Wikipedia Bans Hundreds Of “Black Hat” Paid Editors Who Created Promotional Pages On Its Site

Sometimes Wikipedia’s reliance on volunteers to craft its online content comes back to bite them. Case in point: this morning, the organization announced that editors on the English version of W

Russian Wikipedia Editors Weighing Options After Site Is Blacklisted In Russia

The Russian government has instructed all ISPs in the country to block Russian Wikipedia following their denied request to remove a post about preparing narcotics.

The Wikimedia Foundation Turns On HTTPS By Default Across All Sites, Including Wikipedia

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, announced this morning that it’s now implementing HTTPS by default across all its sites in order to enc

Wikimedia Attacks Europe’s Right To Be Forgotten Ruling As Threat To Its Mission

The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit organization behind Wikipedia, has strongly condemned the recent right to be forgotten (rtbf) ruling in Europe, warning the requirement to allow private in

Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit parent organization of Wikipedia, just officially launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage. The new site, which was already in beta for a while and ha

Wikimedia Foundation Raises $25M In Donations Over 9 Days

Wikimedia Foundation <a target="_blank" href="">announced today</a> that it raised $25

Wikimedia Brings The Wikipedia Approach To How It Runs Its Servers

Wikipedia and all of its related projects are obviously driven by the work of thousands of volunteers. Interestingly, though, while Wikipedia runs on top of an open-source stack, it's been traditional

Wikipedia’s Next Big Thing: Wikidata, A Machine-Readable, User-Editable Database Funded By Google, Paul Allen And Others

<a href="">Wikidata</a>, the first new project to emerge from the <a href="">Wikimedia Foundation</a> since

Wikimedia Foundation Raises $20 Million From 1 Million+ Donors

<a href="">Wikimedia Foundation</a>, the non-profit organization that operates <a href="">Wikipedia</a> and

The State Of Wikipedia (Video + Infographic)

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Wikipedia Still $1M Short Of Fundraising Goal For 2010 (And Why I Donated)

<img src="" /> It's the last day of the year, according to the Gregorian calendar at least, which prompted me to do some research

Wikipedia Gets A Revamp, Better Search And Navigation – And An Updated Logo

<img src="" /><a href="">Wikipedia</a> is easily one of the most visited sites in the world, and it doesn't look like

Wikipedia And PediaPress Now Allow You To Create Books From Content In English

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Print Your Favorite Wikipedia Articles As Books, Courtesy Of PediaPress

<img src="" />Did you know that you can assemble your own wiki pages from <a href="">Wikipedia</a> and prin

German Politician Blocks Local Wikipedia

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Wikimedia draws flack for felon COO

Details recently emerged that Wikimedia interim COO Carolyn Doran was a felon responsible for a 2004 hit-and-run and multiple DUIs across various states. She also had prior thievery charges, was respo
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