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Wikipedia is a man's game

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Wikipedia is 10 years old now and the largest source of knowledge in the land. Available in more than 250 languages and with over 3.5 million articles in English, there is no arguing that Wikipedia...

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Wikipedia rolling out new look and features

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Originally announced back in March of this year, Wikipedia today announced plans to roll out a new theme and several new features to improve the usability of the site. In brief, the main things that will...

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Wikipedia suffers mass editor loss

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Staple student reference site Wikipedia has come under some hard times recently. The English language version of the site is crying out for $7.5 million USD worth of support to keep the site up and...

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Wikipedia bans Scientology

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Yesterday, in an unprecedented decision, Wikipedia's court-like body ArbCom handed down a project-wide ban of all IP addresses owned by Scientology for disruptive editing and coordinating their edits to maintain their status quo including "persistent...

Google's Answer to Wikipedia

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Google recently announced Knol, a new experimental website that puts information online in a way that encourages authorial attribution. Unlike articles for the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia, which anyone is free to revise, Knol articles...

Google Takes on Wikipedia

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Google has a new goal: help people share their knowledge. That’s right - forget Wikis, and welcome Knols (apparently "knol" stands for “unit of knowledge”). Although the service is right now invitation-only, the search giant...

Germany tightens control of Wikipedia edits

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Later this year, the German language version of Wikipedia will restrict instant editing and limit "trusted editors" to look over the content before it appears online, making Germany the first country to wield tighter control...

Wikipedia posts two-millionth English listing

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Wikipedia, the popular user-driven online encyclopedia, has published its two-millionth English version listing: an article about Spanish television show El Hormiguero posted on September 10, 2007. After English, the next two largest Wikipedia sites are...

Sony Caught Editing Halo 3 Wikipedia Entry

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The original entry stated: 'Halo 3, the third game in the best-selling Xbox game franchise Halo, is a highly anticipated first-person shooter video game under development by Bungie Studios for the Xbox 360 and is...

Companies and Party Aides Censor Wikipedia

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Editing your own entry on Wikipedia is usually the province of vain celebrities keen for some good PR. But a new website has uncovered dozens of companies that have been editing the site in order...

Wikipedia heads offline

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WIKIPEDIA volunteers have begun working on an offline version of the online encyclopaedia that can be distributed on CD. A preliminary version of the CD was released earlier this month. The goal is to extend...

Wikipedia breaks into U.S. top 10 sites

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According to comScore Networks' Thursday report, January 2007 marks the first time when US-based Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia (including Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikinews and of course Wikipedia encyclopaedias) cracked the top ten list of most popular...

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