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Wikimedia

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Wikimedia, Internet Brands settle Wikivoyage lawsuits

Lawsuit claimed volunteers for the formerly not-for-profit project were encouraging others to "fork," or copy open-source code to another project.

By February 17, 2013

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Wikimedia Foundation launches travel site 'Wikivoyage'

Adhering to Wikipedia's no-advertising business model, the nonprofit rolls out a new user-generated travel help and information site.

By January 10, 2013

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Correction: Wikimedia U.K. ethics probe

This story originally misstated the status of $2 million in funding. Wikimedia Foundation says no funds for Wikimedia UK have been frozen.

By October 2, 2012

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Wikimedia U.K. faces ethics probe, funding squeeze

The Wikimedia Foundation has stepped in with an ethics investigation into Wikimedia U.K.'s conduct in a paid-PR scandal that isn't likely to go away anytime soon.

By October 1, 2012

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Wikimedia: Wales' editor position unchanged

The foundation challenges a report alleging that the Wikipedia founder had been stripped of many of his responsibilities in the wake of community unrest.

By May 17, 2010

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Wikimedia's Wales gives up some top-level controls

Wikimedia Foundation co-founder Jimmy Wales is giving up some top-level editorial control after controversial removal of pornographic images from Wikimedia Commons.

By May 16, 2010

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Google donates $2 million to Wikimedia

Search colossus is helping to fund the group that operates Wikipedia, founder Jimmy Wales says. Also: 958 million Wiki edits and counting.

By February 17, 2010

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Wikimedia hires open-source veteran as CTO

Danese Cooper, a former open-source community specialist at Sun and Intel, now will work on technology for Wikipedia and other projects.

By January 28, 2010

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Wikimedia receives $500,000 from Hewlett Foundation

Nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedia plans to use the grant to improve the user-friendliness of Wikimedia's software, among other things.

By August 20, 2009

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Wikimedia Foundation: Jimmy Wales 'absolutely' not out

The Wikimedia Foundation's board currently has seven members, rather than eight, and is looking for three new members instead of two.

By January 4, 2009