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Wikipedia Adds Page Preview on Mouseover Feature

Wikipedia Adds Page Preview on Mouseover Feature

Improving Information Navigation in Wikipedia The popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia has rolled out a new navigation feature to ease information browsing. This is the ...

April 24, 2018 at 12:29 pm by

Gun Debate Wars Conducted By Wikipedia Editors

Wikipedia Warfare! Wikipedia is a good source for nearly accurate information. Jealously guarded by editors that make the Waffen-SS look like the Samaritan Army, those who ...

March 8, 2018 at 3:05 pm by

Facebook Recruits Wikipedia to Fight Fake News

Facebook is having an image problem (well, at least one). Specifically, it struggled since the last US election with accusations of facilitating so-called “fake news”. ...

October 5, 2017 at 11:43 pm by

Programmer Turns Wikipedia into a Text Adventure Game

Have you ever fallen down a Wikipedia black hole? Before you know it you’re a hundred links deep, many hours later. Indie dev Kevan Davis is surely familiar. ...

July 2, 2017 at 11:56 pm by
Wikipedia Access Has Been Blocked in Turkey

Wikipedia Access Has Been Blocked in Turkey

Access to online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey early Saturday morning. Human rights groups have been concerned about increasing crackdowns on free speech ...

April 30, 2017 at 10:10 am by

Burger King Whopper Contains “Medium-Sized Child” in Google Home Ad Failure

It’s common for companies to find new ways of getting ads into your face, but this Burger King Google Home ad certainly didn’t go quite to plan. Adverts are ...

April 13, 2017 at 10:53 am by

Wikipedia Bans Daily Mail as “Unreliable” Citation Source

Editors on Wikipedia have voted in favour of a soft ban the Daily Mail as a source for citations on its entries, branding output from the newspaper (specifically, but not ...

February 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm by

Wikiverse Shows What The Universe of Wikipedia Looks Like

Wikipedia is often regarded as the pinnacle of all human knowledge, with people creating and updating articles all over the world. With so much knowledge, how do you see and ...

August 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Website Hopes To Explain Dyslexia

Technology can do wonderful things. From giving someone the ability to walk to letting you read news from anywhere in the world on a device as small as your palm. In the ...

March 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

Wikimedia Director Resigns Following Internal Row Over Search Engine Plans

Lila Tretikov, the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organisation that runs Wikipedia, has resigned following an internal feud over the ...

February 26, 2016 at 6:49 pm by

Is Wikipedia Building its Own Search Engine?

It appears that Wikipedia could be building its own search engine, despite denials from site founder Jimmy Wales. Documents have emerged that suggest that Wikipedia has ...

February 14, 2016 at 6:09 pm by

Wikipedia Founder Says There’s “No Excuse” Not to Use Encryption

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, a major proponent of both freedom and privacy online, as evidenced by him filing a lawsuit against the NSA following the reveal of its mass ...

October 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm by

Hundreds of Wikipedia Editors Caught Promoting Brands

Hundreds of Wikipedia editors have been banned from the online encyclopaedia after being found promoting products and brands within articles for pay. Wikipedia’s CheckUser ...

September 2, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Wikipedia Wants to Stop the EU From Banning Photos Taken in Public Places

Do you like to read about public places and see how they look like? Wikipedia is full of the latter information, giving its users a chance to read about all sorts of places of ...

July 3, 2015 at 3:30 am by

Wikipedia Adds an Extra Layer of Security for Its Readers

Wikipedia just took security up a notch and added some extra security measures for its readers. The founders want to make connections between Wikimedia websites and their ...

June 13, 2015 at 12:58 am by


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