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Access Wikipedia during today’s blackout

01/18/2012, In case you didn’t already know, Wikipedia will be down for the whole of today (January 18th) in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, along with a bunch of other sites. But what you may not know is that there still are ways to access the website,...

Wikipedia shuts down for 24 hours this Wednesday in SOPA protest

01/16/2012, Students, cross your heart for you know how much Wikipedia has helped you out in your assignments to date – so those who have deadlines to meet might want to take note on this piece of news, where the founder of the non-profit information archive...

Wikipedia to simplify page editing

12/14/2011, If you love Wikipedia and you’ve always wanted to contribute by creating new pages or helping to edit existing ones, but found the process to daunting and decided to give it up – you’re not alone. But it looks like all that is going to...

Wikistream shows you Wikipedia real-time activity

12/05/2011, Wikipedia is a pretty amazing website. Millions of pages of information, with new pages added and current pages being edited or deleted every second – all done by the Wikipedia community. But most of the time we don’t even notice these changes...

Italian Wikipedia undergoes revamp with free speech protest

10/06/2011, The Italian language pages on Wikipedia has been replaced with a statement which warns that a law that is now under consideration by the Italian parliament might just force the shutdown of the Italian version of Wikipedia, and to make sure that the...

WikiReader now armed with 15 languages

08/10/2010, Remember the Openmoko WikiReader? Well, this is somewhat like a pager in this day and age – if you already own a smartphone, there is no need for a static portable Wikipedia-carrying device (which is the WikiReader, of course), right? Assuming that...

Openmoko WikiReader gets software update

02/09/2010, The Openmoko WikiReader will be able to receive its Spring 2010 software update now which offers math equations that are rendered as crisp bitmap images, alongside updates to its database of more tha 3 million Wikipedia articles. Apart from that, the...