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Manish Singh / VentureBeat:
Wikimedia announces the integration of Google Translate into Wikipedia's content translation tool used by editors, which now supports 121 total languages   —  For years, Wikipedia has been working on making its eponymous encyclopedia support more languages.  But the nonprofit's effort has been slow …
Jan 9, 2019, 7:50 PMIn context
Kaitlin Thaney / Wikimedia Foundation:
Wikimedia says Facebook, which uses Wikipedia content to provide information on article sources in the News Feed, has donated $1M to the Wikimedia Endowment   —  We are pleased to announce that Facebook, one of the world's leading social networking platforms, has given $1 million to the Wikimedia Endowment …
Dec 21, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at the future of WikiTribune, which was designed to let anyone contribute and edit news stories but has used up its initial crowdfunding funds and grants   —  It's been almost a year since the launch of WikiTribune, the crowdsourced news site created by Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia.
Nov 23, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Charlotte Graham-McLay / New York Times:
Profile of Mike Dickison, New Zealand's first Wikipedian-at-Large, who wants to boost the country's representation on the site by pushing New Zealanders to edit   —  AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In the grand library of the Auckland War Memorial Museum on a Saturday morning in August …
Nov 18, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Steven Melendez / Fast Company:
MIT/Qatar project aims to use machine learning to detect fake news sites, taking into account their content, URLs, Wikipedia pages and Twitter presence   —  Thanks to social media, it's easy to come across reporting from unfamiliar news sources around the world.
Oct 4, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Samantha Cole / Motherboard:
Wikipedia editors have voted to classify Breitbart as an unreliable reference for facts and decided that Infowars should be generally prohibited as a source   —  Alex Jones' InfoWars and the far-right media outlet Breitbart can't be used as a source of fact in Wikipedia articles anymore, “due to its unreliability.”
Oct 3, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Mark Graham / Internet Archive Blogs:
Internet Archive says that 9M formerly broken links on Wikipedia now automatically go to archived versions on the Wayback Machine   —  As part of the Internet Archive's aim to build a better Web, we have been working to make the Web more reliable — and are pleased to announce …
Oct 2, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Profile of the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project, which has 120+ volunteers rewriting articles on conspiracy theories and unscientific health info   —  SUSAN GERBIC SPENT her career photographing babies at a department store in Salinas, California, just 100 miles south of San Francisco.
Jul 27, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / CNET:
Google says it got duck.com after buying video compression startup On2 in 2010, will now redirect domain to a page with links to DuckDuckGo, Wikipedia, and more   —  Google owns Duck.com, which has been driving rival search engine DuckDuckGo up the wall for over six years.
Jul 20, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
San Francisco says it expects to issue permits for its 24-month electric scooter pilot program sometime in August, selecting from 12 applicants   —  You would think that Amazon, Reddit, Wikipedia and other highly popular websites would by now tell you that “password1” or “hunter2” is a terrible password — just terrible.
Jul 20, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context

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