Latest Wikipedia Stories

2010-07-26 23:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts Cooliris, innovator of the fastest and most stunning way to engage with media on desktops or devices, today announced the release of Discover, a freely available, immersive new iPad application that empowers users to explore information through an innovative, seamless magazine-style interface on Wikipedia.

2010-06-15 14:45:00

Wikipedia has taken an "important step" towards making it easier to edit some of its most controversial articles.

2010-05-12 08:34:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The founder of Wikipedia will be among the participants in a Miller Center National Debate on whether the Internet is threatening democracy.

2010-05-11 06:25:00

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

2010-04-29 09:44:12

A co-founder of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia is accusing the website of knowingly posting pornographic cartoons or illustrations of underage children.

2010-03-24 14:05:00

Visitors to the widely popular free encyclopedia site Wikipedia were greeted with a DNS failure notification Wednesday afternoon.

2010-03-05 07:39:05

The quality of entries in the world's largest open-access online encyclopedia depends on how authors collaborate, UA Eller College Professor Sudha Ram finds.

2010-02-18 10:50:00

The Internet’s largest company, Google, is offering a $2 million gift to Wikipedia to help support the volunteer-driven online encyclopedia that has become one of the net’s most read websites.

2010-02-11 09:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFish announced today that its multimedia search engine continues to grow in user base and that it anticipates more than 20 million searches in 2010.

2009-11-26 10:50:00

A recent university study showed that Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia, "lost" some 49,000 of its volunteer editors in the first three months of this year.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.