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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
Wikimedia France:
French homeland intelligence threatens a volunteer sysop to delete a Wikipedia Article   —  Wikimedia France strongly condemns pressure on Wikipedia sysop by French homeland intelligence agency (DCRI)  —  In early March, the DCRI (Direction Centrale du Renseignement Intérieur) …
Apr 6, 2013, 1:55 PMIn context
Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
A Driving Force Behind Wikipedia Will Step Down   —  Sue Gardner, who oversaw a period of rapid growth and evolution at Wikipedia, said Wednesday that she would step down as executive director of the nonprofit organization that runs the free encyclopedia.  —  In an interview with The Times on Wednesday …
Mar 28, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Among Big Properties, Apple and Amazon Have Greatest Portions of Mobile-Only Users   —  Thirty-five percent of U.S. visitors to Apple properties in February were mobile-only, compared to 22 percent for Amazon and Wikipedia, 17 percent for Facebook, 14 percent for Google, 11 percent for Yahoo and 5 percent for Microsoft.
Mar 25, 2013, 11:55 PMIn context

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