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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 Feb. 17, 2013


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 Oct. 2, 2012


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 Jan. 10, 2013


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 Oct. 1, 2012


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


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 Feb. 17, 2010


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 Jan. 28, 2010


Wikimedia Foundation Defends Wales

During her guest appearance on CNET Live, Sue Gardner, executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, defended Wikipedia co-creator Jimmy Wales. He's under fire for allegedly misusing foundation funds.

Mar. 10, 2008


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 Aug. 20, 2009