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2009-05-13 07:00:00

Links to Wikipedia records provided in collaboration with Wikipedia volunteers COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society and the most comprehensive and authoritative source of chemical information, has launched a new, free, web-based resource called Common Chemistry (www.commonchemistry.org). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070817/CLF008LOGO ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/CL15892...

2009-04-22 19:00:00

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - This partnership, the first of its kind, will expand the reach of Wikimedia content through co-branded channels on Orange's mobile and web portals - The two partners will work together to develop new services and features around content from Wikipedia, the flagship project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Orange and the Wikimedia Foundation today announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership designed to mutually benefit each...

2009-04-21 14:00:00

Researchers around the world are working to create new tools that can quickly ascertain a particular Web site’s credibility.

2009-04-01 13:21:18

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has abandoned the sites Wikia Search project, a movement that attempted to create a community-led search engine.

2009-01-26 16:00:00

Wikipedia, an online user-generated encyclopedia, is considering a radical change to how it is run.

2009-01-03 07:20:00

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, posted a thank you letter on Friday in response to the over 125,000 donors who helped the online user-submitted encyclopedia reach its fundraising goal for fiscal year 2008.

2008-12-08 12:54:45

Several Internet providers in the UK decided to block a Wikipedia page showing an image of a naked girl, angering many users of the site.

2008-11-25 08:05:00

New research shows consumers who glean all their health information from the online resource Wikipedia are missing out on the vital details of medications like harmful drug interactions and adverse effects.

2008-11-13 09:00:14

Veveo(TM), a driving force behind the video-anywhere revolution and the vtap (TM) web video service, today announced the launch of its WikiTap application, now available for both the iPhone and T-Mobile G1 (Google Android).

2008-10-28 12:30:00

myYearbook.com, the fastest-growing online social network in the United States, is now the 14th largest site in the US as measured by page views and the 19th largest site as measured by total minutes spent online according to online competitive intelligence service comScore.

Word of the Day
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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.