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Jesse Hicks / The Verge:
This machine kills trolls: how Wikipedia's robots and cyborgs snuff out vandalism   —  At midnight on February 13th, 2014, a Wikipedia user named Lightningawesome added to the list of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic characters a lengthy biography of Lightning Dash, a capricious, lovable filly existing only in fan fiction.
Feb 19, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Gary Vaynerchuk Launches New $25 Million Seed Fund   —  Gary Vaynerchuk, the well-known entrepreneur, is launching a $25 million seed fund, which is backed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.  —  In an interview, Vaynerchuk said it was not a “pure investment play,” but will focus on operating …
Feb 12, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / NYT Bits:
The Day the Internet Didn't Fight Back   —  So much for mass protest.  —  A consortium of Internet and privacy activists had long promoted Feb. 11 as the day the Internet would collectively stand up and shout down surveillance by the National Security Agency.
Feb 12, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Noam Cohen / New York Times:
Wikipedia struggles with a mobile future as only 1% of edits come from mobile devices   —  Wikipedia vs. the Small Screen  —  The Internet behemoths Google and Facebook have proved they can still attract users and advertisers as their traffic shifts from desktops to mobile devices.
Feb 10, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Owen Williams / The Next Web:
Wikipedia adding celebrity voices to wiki pages to preserve them for future generations   —  A new project called WikiVIP was announced by Wikipedia today that seeks to add the voice of celebrities and other notable people to the online encyclopedia.  —  The project is the brainchild …
Jan 26, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Jimmy Wales joins UK-based charitable MVNO The People's Operator as chairman, plans international expansion   —  Jimmy Wales's Plan to Save the World With Mobile Phones  —  Jimmy Wales, the founder and public face of Wikipedia would like to give $1 billion to charity, but he doesn't have $1 billion to give.
Jan 20, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
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 Amazon.com 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

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