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Use WikiTweaks to avoid distractions on Wikipedia

Want to stay focused when reading about a topic on Wikipedia, but your curiosity is piqued by the links in the text? Check out this Chrome extension to stay on track.

By 31 October 2014

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A Wikipedia monument? It's true (we're pretty sure)

Slubice, Poland, now hosts a monument honoring contributors to the free online encyclopedia. If you can't go see it for yourself, you can read all about it on Wikipedia.

By 28 October 2014

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PR firms agree to play by Wikipedia's editing rules

Eleven large PR firms issue statements agreeing to comply with the online encyclopedia's rules after an investigation into paid edits on the site.

By 11 June 2014

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Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales blasts ruling forcing Google to erase search results

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales describes the European ruling as "wide-sweeping censorship" that "doesn't make sense."

By 15 May 2014

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Wikimedia Foundation launches all-new Wikipedia app

The Wikimedia Foundation has redesigned its app for iOS and Android, with new features including editing and saving pages for offline reading.

By 1 August 2014

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Wikipedia beefs up disclosure rules regarding paid edits

New terms of use require volunteer editors to disclose whether they have been compensated for their contributions.

By 17 June 2014

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By 12 June 2014

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'Wikipedia for robots': Because bots need an Internet too

RoboEarth, meant to be a Web community where caregiving bots can autonomously swap knowledge, is about to be demonstrated. Please don't let the Terminator have access to this thing.

By 16 January 2014

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New iPad app lets you browse Wikipedia in style

A new iPad app called Das Referenz takes its inspiration from old encyclopaedias and typeface design for a beautiful Wikipedia browsing experience.

By 28 April 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

A French computer science student just launched Wikigalaxy, a space-themed visualization of 100,000 Wikipedia articles you can explore at your leisure. Now you can actually tumble into a Wikipedia black hole online!

By 17 December 2014