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2014-12-03 08:38:56

RÜSCHLIKON, Switzerland, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize has been awarded to Britain's Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, who invented the World

Wikimedia Raises Record $20M During Annual Fundraising Campaign
2012-01-05 05:51:54

The Wikimedia Foundation announced on Tuesday that it has raised a record-breaking $20 million from more than one million donors during a 46-day fundraising campaign.

2010-12-15 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Large images of Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales have for weeks dominated each and every page on Wikipedia, accompanied by a request for donations. Seen by 400 million unique visitors monthly, Mr.

2010-08-03 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Basho Technologies today announced Wikia, Inc. has selected Riak, Basho's next-generation distributed data store, as the foundation for a new set of global services.

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2010-05-11 06:25:00

A controversy is brewing over sexually explicit content available on the web encyclopedia Wikipedia and related sites.

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2009-04-01 13:21:18

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has abandoned the sites Wikia Search project, a movement that attempted to create a community-led search engine.

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2009-01-03 07:20:00

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, posted a thank you letter on Friday in response to the over 125,000 donors who helped the online user-submitted encyclopedia reach its fundraising goal for fiscal year 2008.

2005-08-05 11:38:20

BERLIN (Reuters) - Wikipedia, the Web encyclopaedia written and edited by Internet users from all over the world, plans to impose stricter editorial rules to prevent vandalism of its content, founder Jimmy Wales was quoted as saying Friday.


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