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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide   —  The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit parent organization of Wikipedia, just officially launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage.  The new site, which was already in beta for a while and has a bit of a tumultuous history …
Jan 15, 2013, 5:50 PMIn context
Rafat Ali / Skift:
Wikipedia's travel site's official launch coming soon; what to expect and not expect   —  Wikipedia's next big push is a travel wiki, and the official launch of Wikivoyage is coming soon, according to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.  —  Wales was on Colbert Show last night talking …
Jan 10, 2013, 10:00 AMIn context
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Wikimedia Foundation raises $25 million to date in its 2012 fundraiser from over 1.2 million people   —  Wikimedia Foundation, the parent non-profit organization that runs Wikipedia and other similar sites, has raised $25 million from its 2012 fundraising campaign.
Dec 27, 2012, 9:35 PMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
The Fifth-Biggest Site in the World Operated on a Budget of $27M Last Year   —  The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia, had expenses of $27 million this past fiscal year, and raised $38.5 million to support them.  —  The only nonprofit organization within the world's Top 40 Web sites …
Dec 24, 2012, 4:30 AMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Tote Bag, Anyone?  Slate Considers Membership Model as Way to Get Readers' Cash   —  Would you pay for face time with Farhad?  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  —  Add Slate to the list of news organizations with a sudden interest in getting online readers to contribute some cash rather than leaving the whole thing to advertisers.
Dec 14, 2012, 2:15 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Movie Studios Ask Google To Censor Their Own Films, Facebook and Wikipedia (Updated)   —  Update: see updates below the article.  —  Ever since Google announced that it would publish the DMCA requests it receives as part of their transparency report, the number of notices being sent have shot through the roof.
Dec 3, 2012, 6:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally   —  Kaltura, the open source video platform that's powering Wikipedia's new HTML5 player, has announced a new $25 million funding round from new investors which include Mitsui & Co. Global Investment …
Nov 20, 2012, 9:40 AMIn context
Jessica Roy / Betabeat:
4Chan Founder Moot Sends Cease & Desist Letter to Startup Moot.It   —  4Chan founder Chris Poole, who has gone by the username Moot since 2003, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Oregon-based startup Moot.It, a yet-to-launch company that promises to reimagine forums and commenting.
Nov 19, 2012, 6:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
After a 5-year beta period, Wikipedia finally moves into the video era with an HTML5 player   —  With more than half-a-billion monthly visitors, Wikipedia needs little introduction.  —  But while the not-for-profit is renowned for its crowdsourced, text and image-based online encyclopedia …
Nov 8, 2012, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Nosowitz / Popular Science:
Meet The Climate Change Denier Who Became The Voice Of Hurricane Sandy On Wikipedia   —  Ken Mampel, an unemployed, 56-year-old Floridian, is in large part the creator of the massive Hurricane Sandy Wikipedia page.  He's also the reason that, for nearly a week, the page had no mention of climate change.
Nov 4, 2012, 9:10 AMIn context

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