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Julian Chokkattu / TechCrunch:
US National Archives To Upload All Holdings To Wikimedia Commons   —  Ever since the National Archives and Record Administration launched the Open Government Plan in 2010, it has increasingly been uploading content to Wikipedia to digitize and gain a wider reach for its holdings.
Jul 1, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Jeff Elder / Wall Street Journal:
New Wikipedia terms of use require anyone paid to edit articles to disclose that arrangement   —  Wikipedia Strengthens Rules Against Undisclosed Editing  —  A week after a coalition of big public relations firms vowed not to secretly edit their clients' Wikipedia pages …
Jun 16, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Wikipedia Has a New Boss: Lila Tretikov Named Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation   —  One of the most important sites on the Internet has a new leader: Lila Tretikov is the new executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and supports its volunteer corps.
May 1, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices   —  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library via Wikipedia  —  The catastrophic Heartbleed security bug that has already bitten Yahoo Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency …
Apr 15, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
HTTPS attack analyzes subtle differences in encrypted traffic to identify pages viewed   —  New attack on HTTPS crypto might reveal if you're pregnant or have cancer  —  As the most widely used technology to prevent eavesdropping on the Internet, HTTPS encryption has seen its share of attacks …
Mar 8, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Scientist-devised crypto attack could one day steal secret Bitcoin keys   —  Exposing a previously unknown weakness in the cryptographic system securing bitcoins, scientists have devised an attack that can steal large amounts of the digital currency when hackers run even unprivileged software on the same computer processing the coins.
Mar 6, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Exclusive: Top Execs Bates and Reller to Depart, as Musical Chairs Begins at Microsoft   —  Two direct reports to new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella — EVP of business development and evangelism Tony Bates and EVP of marketing Tami Reller — are leaving the company, according to numerous sources close to the situation.
Mar 2, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
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

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