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2010-11-05 00:00:40

Tech Limelight Launches Beta Website Blending Features from Digg, Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and More In an increasingly fragmented internet landscape, Tech Limelight aims to create a community maintained, singular resource that aggregates information and trends in the consumer technology industry.

2010-10-18 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Research today announced the launch of the beta version of WikiBhasha, a multilingual content creation tool for Wikipedia.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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2010-03-24 14:05:00

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

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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.

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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.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.