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You’re About To See Videos in Your Wikipedia

11/08/2012, While there are some videos currently embedded on Wikipedia pages–according to this category, 244 of them–Wikipedia isn’t really known as a place where people upload and watch videos. The problem is that Wikipedia’s old video...

Wikipedia hit by network outage

08/06/2012, I was about to search for more information regarding the updated OpenGL this morning via Wikipedia when I noticed that it didn’t return any search results. It turns out that the  world’s beloved free online encyclopedia has experienced a...

Wikipedia banner ads could mean that your PC has malware

05/14/2012, You’ve probably used Wikipedia before. It has the become the go to guy on the Internet – a McGuyver all the way. Of course, there are other awesome resources too that we like. But in case you used Wikipedia this week and found a particular...

Official Wikipedia app released for Android

01/18/2012, It took awhile, but it’s finally here: the official Wikipedia app for Android is now available for download on the Android Market. Just in case you’re wondering why anybody would use the app instead of surfing the website on your phone’s...

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...