Latest Wikimedia Foundation Stories

2014-05-16 23:06:08

The annual conference, taking place on June 16-18 in New York City, will include speakers from Philips, Kaplan Higher Education, Amazon, Netflix, Oracle, IBM, Wikimedia and many more. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Kaltura, the leading open source video platform (http://www.kaltura.com), announced today that its annual event, Kaltura Connect 2014 – The Video Experience Conference, will take place in New York City on June 16-18. Now in its 4th year, Kaltura Connect is the ‘go to’...

2014-04-28 23:12:34

KeepCalling supports Wikipedia’s efforts to make information and knowledge available to people all over the world by donating $4000. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Wikipedia has 30 million articles written in 287 languages and more than 500 million unique visitors per month. And the story goes on. That’s why KeepCalling decided to support this immense project called Wikipedia, offering a $4000 donation. This is the fourth time KeepCalling supports Wikipedia’s efforts to spread...

Wikipedia Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Sockpuppetters
2013-11-22 11:51:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People turn to Wikipedia for everything from finding trivia answers to delivering speeches, making accurate and bias-free content on the site a necessity for its existence. Now, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) which runs Wikipedia is stepping up its efforts against a Texas firm it has accused of paid advocacy through the editing of content on the online resource. On Tuesday, attorneys representing WMF sent a “cease-and-desist”...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.