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Gregory Kohs- / Examiner:
Jimmy Wales breaks Wikipedia rules in hunt for Snowden   —  Wikipedia's notorious co-founder, Jimmy Wales, has launched an investigation to determine if any of the pseudonyms who edit the world's biggest encyclopedia are in fact (or suspected to be) classified security info leaker, Edward Snowden.
Jun 25, 2013, 9:05 PMIn context
Sarah Silbert / Engadget:
Siri updated with Twitter, Wikipedia and Bing integration   —  We just got a look at the new Siri feature in iOS 7.  There's now a sound wave on the bottom of the voice-control interface, and you'll have your choice of male or female versions — and Siri will be available in French and German, with more languages to come.
Jun 10, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Wikimedia readies its ‘WYSIWYG’ visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July   —  It's been a long time coming, but the Wikimedia Foundation is finally on the cusp of rolling out its visual ‘WYSIWYG’ editor for all Wikipedia users.
Jun 6, 2013, 8:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Wikimedia launches ‘Nearby’ to surface Wikipedia articles based on location, and it wants your photos too   —  Wikimedia Foundation, the charitable organization behind Wikipedia and other online collaborative projects, has introduced a new Nearby page as it looks to surface articles based on a user's location.
May 30, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Newegg nukes “corporate troll” Alcatel in third patent appeal win this year   —  Bell Labs shut down in 2006.  Today, Alcatel-Lucent uses patents that originated at the labs to file lawsuits.  —  Lawrence Aberle / Wikipedia  —  In 2011, Alcatel-Lucent had American e-commerce on the ropes.
May 17, 2013, 12:25 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Wikimedia Commons' new iOS and Android apps make it easier to donate photos to Wikipedia   —  If you've ever wondered where all those images come from when perusing Wikipedia, the answer likely lies in Wikimedia Commons, a project set up by the Wikimedia Foundation to create an online repository …
Apr 29, 2013, 7:35 PMIn context
David Meyer / GigaOM:
Wikipedia is now drawing facts from the Wikidata repository, and so can you   —  Wikidata, a centralized structured data repository for facts and Wikimedia's first big new project in the last 7 years, is now feeding the foundation's main project, Wikipedia.  —  The Wikidata project …
Apr 27, 2013, 9:45 PMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Monty changes roles, goes big with MariaDB—and gains Wikipedia as a user   —  Michael “Monty” Widenius' relationship with MySQL, the database named after his oldest daughter, has been difficult since his company (MySQL AB) was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008.  It only fractured further when Oracle acquired Sun.
Apr 23, 2013, 4:00 PMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Quick View   —  Google Search for mobile has a new feature called “Quick View”.  Right now, it only shows up for Wikipedia results and it allows users to load search results almost instantly.  —  “Quick view is an experimental project and is currently enabled for pages from Wikipedia when you search in English on Google.com.
Apr 16, 2013, 10:15 PMIn context
Kelly Faircloth / Betabeat:
Tumblr Kills Storyboard; Editorial Employees Will Be ‘Moving On’   —  Tumblr's Mr. Karp (Photo: wikipedia.org)  —  We've seen some late-afternoon news dumps, but this takes the cake: Tumblr CEO David Karp just announced that the company is shutting down Storyboard, the editorial experiment meant …
Apr 9, 2013, 10:45 PMIn context

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