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Not so long ago Wikipedia was considered a playground for Capitol Hill staffers to game the system and make â€œthe boss look better and the opponent look ridiculous.â€
VERSAILLES, France, February 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The public establishment of the Chateau, Museum and National Estate of Versailles and Wikimedia France, an association for the free sharing of knowledge, have today signed a partnership to allow a wider dissemination of the historical, architectural and artistic riches of the Chateau and Estate of Versailles. Wikimedia France promotes in France the famous on-line encyclopaedia Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.
According to a new report, over 50 percent of US adult Internet users look up information on Wikipedia.
FRANKFURT, Germany, January 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new tool to evaluate the quality of Wikipedia articles is now available.
NEW YORK, Jan.
Wikipedia said on Wednesday that it would target India, and possibly Brazil, in seeking to reach its goal of 1 billion users.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- January 15, 2011 will mark a decade of Wikipedia. Founded by Jimmy Wales in 2001, Wikipedia has become the fifth most popular website in the world with 410 million monthly readers (comScore, November 2010).
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.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.