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Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Wikimedia is considering support for H.264 video codec to boost video on Wikipedia   —  The Wikimedia Foundation has tried for years to bring more videos to Wikipedia.  But despite those efforts, only 38,000 video files have been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons, which is essentially Wikipedia's media library.
Jan 16, 2014, 9:15 PMIn context
George Lewis / Galapagos Digital:
Jeff Bezos flown from cruise in Galapagos islands by Ecuadorian navy after kidney stone attack   —  Billionaire Bezos Flown out of Galápagos  —  Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of the popular shopping website and current owner of the Washington Post …
Jan 4, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
“We cannot trust” Intel and Via's chip-based crypto, FreeBSD developers say   —  Developers of the FreeBSD operating system will no longer allow users to trust processors manufactured by Intel and Via Technologies as the sole source of random numbers needed to generate cryptographic keys …
Dec 10, 2013, 1:15 PMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Wikipedia wants PR firm to stop paid editing services, hints at lawsuit   —  For months, Wikipedia has been battling a company called “Wiki-PR,” which purportedly sells paid editing services on the well-known online encyclopedia.  In October 2013, Wikipedia announced it blocked or banned hundreds of editor accounts in response.
Nov 19, 2013, 8:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Hack of MongoHQ exposes passwords, user databases to intruders   —  Cloud-based database service MongoHQ said it's changing log-in credentials for employees and customers alike after suffering a security breach that allowed attackers to access sensitive customer files and obtain users' e-mail addresses …
Oct 29, 2013, 10:15 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
The Decline of Wikipedia: Even As More People Than Ever Rely on It, Fewer People Create It   —  The sixth most widely used website in the world is not run anything like the others in the top 10.  It is not operated by a sophisticated corporation but by a leaderless collection of volunteers …
Oct 25, 2013, 5:25 AMIn context
Alex Williams / TechCrunch:
SkySQL Raises $20M To Support Open-Source Relational Database MariaDB   —  SkySQL has raised $20 million to deepen its support for MariaDB, the fast growing open-source relational database and the emerging database of choice for Wikipedia.  The round was led by Intel Capital with participation …
Oct 23, 2013, 8:00 AMIn context
Scott Buscemi / 9to5Mac:
Owl City's Adam Young reveals himself as creator of iOS 7′s sounds (Update:removed)   —  According to his discography page, Owl City founder and singer Adam Young is the creator of iOS 7′s sounds.  While the visual design changes are most evident in the new operating system …
Oct 22, 2013, 3:45 AMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Wikipedia editors, locked in battle with PR firm, delete 250 accounts   —  Wikipedia editors have disabled hundreds of paid Wikipedia editing accounts in recent weeks as part of a campaign against so-called “sockpuppetry.”  The efforts were described in a statement published this morning …
Oct 21, 2013, 5:30 PMIn context
Martin Robbins / Motherboard:
Client and worker interviews shed more light on Wikipedia-editing firm Wiki-PR   —  Is Wikipedia for Sale?  —  We all know that Wikipedia can be subverted—it's an inevitability of an open platform that some people will seek to abuse it, whether to gain some advantage or just for a laugh.
Oct 21, 2013, 12:35 AMIn context

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