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2013-06-25 23:15:42

Ballotpedia Study Determines Which States Enjoy Best Overall Quality of Life, Looks for Partisan Trends Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 When it comes to quality of life and what's the best state, Ballotpedia, a nonprofit, nonpartisan collaborative encyclopedia that connects people to politics, examines this question in Part Two of its groundbreaking study, "Who Runs the States." Praise or blame is attributed to political parties for the economic, educational,...

2013-05-22 23:15:00

New study illustrates political trends at the state level. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Ballotpedia, a nonprofit and nonpartisan collaborative encyclopedia that connects people to politics, has released a groundbreaking study that highlights an alternative method to determine if a state leans politically red (Republican) or blue (Democrat). Using what the organization has dubbed the "partisan trifecta," Ballotpedia classified states based, not only on the most recent presidential...

2013-05-14 23:22:28

Candidates urged to verify backgrounds at CandidateVerification. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Ballotpedia, the online political encyclopedia, announced that it is joining forces with CandidateVerification.org in order to encourage candidates for political office to routinely undergo a free resume verification and background screening. The background checks are conducted by CandidateVerification´s strategic partner and one of the nation´s largest employment screening providers,...

2012-10-09 11:33:06

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Socialtext, a leading provider of enterprise social software, today announced the appointment of Doug Ring as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Ring, previously an executive at Bedford Funding, the $1.4 billion investment fund which made a strategic investment in Socialtext last May and which also owns Peoplefluent, an industry leading Talent Management provider, takes on his role as Chairman immediately. "The enterprise social...

2012-09-10 06:25:57

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Ballotpedia released its third annual State Legislative Electoral Competitiveness Index. The index analyzes which states have the most and least competitive electoral environments in 2012. Ballotpedia's analysis found that California leads the nation with the most competitive state elections and Massachusetts, Georgia and South Carolina are among the least competitive states. "Voters don't have a choice unless both primary and...

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2012-08-07 07:10:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online No matter how technologically advanced a site or service may be, it still has to run via power and connected cables. Therefore, 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 was brought to its knees thanks to a small accident and two cut cables. Users...

2012-05-03 06:29:44

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, The Behavior Platform and gold standard for gamification, today announces enterprise industry veterans Anthony Nemelka, Vice President of Business Development, and Scott Hughes, Regional Vice President of Sales, West. The company also announces the promotion of Omar Divina to RVP of Sales, East. Badgeville's explosive growth to 70 employees (300% YoY) aligns with its industry domination and highly flexible platform...

2012-03-30 02:22:35

BERLIN, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The German chapter of the international Wikimedia movement, Wikimedia Deutschland, is starting the development of a new Wikimedia project, called Wikidata. Wikidata will provide a collaboratively edited database of the world's knowledge. Its first goal is to support the more than 280 language editions of Wikipedia with one common source of structured data that can be used in all articles of the free encyclopedia. For example, with Wikidata the birth date...

Wikimedia Raises Record $20M During Annual Fundraising Campaign
2012-01-05 05:51:54

The Wikimedia Foundation announced on Tuesday that it has raised a record-breaking $20 million from more than one million donors during a 46-day fundraising campaign. The San Francisco-based non-profit foundation, which oversees the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, said it had generated one-third more this year than the $15 million donated during last year's campaign. The 10-year-old volunteer-driven site is one of the Web´s most popular reference tools, amassing an index of more...

2011-02-28 07:30:00

NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attivio, Inc. and Traction Software today announced their work with the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) and Cornell University to create a community portal, bringing together scientists, biologists, universities and agricultural organizations from more than 45 countries to collaborate, educate and disseminate details on wheat rust research and best practices to prevent its spread. To date, the portal has been very successful and was...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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