Wikimedia

  • Right to be 'forgotten' is creating 'memory holes' in the Internet: Wikipedia August 7, 2014

    Washington: The foundation which operates the Wikipedia information website said on Wednesday an EU court ruling on the right to be "forgotten" is creating "memory holes" in the Internet. The ruling "is undermining the world's ability to freely access accurate and verifiable records about individuals and events," said Lila Tretikov, executive...
  • Wikimedia launches online travel guide Wikivoyage January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Wikivoyage, the newest project by the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), was launched on January 15, 2013, the 12th anniversary of Wikipedia. Like its sister projects, the ad-free worldwide travel guide available in nine languages can be edited by anyone. All its content is available under a free (CC-BY-SA) license....
  • Now, registered users can upload videos on Wikipedia November 10, 2012

    Moscow: Wikipedia, the world's largest online encyclopedia, has launched a new project enabling registered users to post videos, according to the portal's press service. "A new video player has been enabled on Wikipedia and its sister sites, and it comes with the promise of bringing free educational videos to more people,...
  • Wikipedia gets $20 mn in annual fundraising drive January 4, 2012

    San Francisco: Wikipedia has raised $20 million in its annual plea for donations to help expand and improve the Internet's leading encyclopedia. More than 1 million people throughout the world contributed the money during a 46-day fundraising drive, which concluded Sunday. The amount pledged to the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit group...
  • Wikimedia India Chapter takes shape January 15, 2011

    Bangalore: Wikimedia India Chapter, an independent organisation that will support and promote Wikimedia, a collaborative project of Wikipedia, the world's free online encyclopaedia, has been formally established here. The setting up of the organisation, the first in the Indian subcontinent and the 29th Wikimedia chapter to be established the world over,...