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It was a bit of a surprise when it was announced that as Wikipedia went down yesterday, it wasn’t at the hands of nefarious hackers or system overload as millions flocked to the site to look up former Olympians.
Wikipedia's crowd-sourced content generation has made it the world's largest encyclopedia, but this model also leads to "edit wars" when editors disagree.
Bing, Microsoft's search engine, just entered into a partnership with Encyclopedia Britannica to provide Britannica Online answers directly on the Bing results page as part of Bing's answers feature.
A small village in southeast Wales is set to become the world's first "Wikipedia town," as visitors will be able to scan barcodes to look up information about local people and places on the free, user-edited, Web-based encyclopedia.
Sixty percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors.
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