Lawsuit claimed volunteers for the formerly not-for-profit project were encouraging others to "fork," or copy open-source code to another project.
This story originally misstated the status of $2 million in funding. Wikimedia Foundation says no funds for Wikimedia UK have been frozen.
Adhering to Wikipedia's no-advertising business model, the nonprofit rolls out a new user-generated travel help and information site.
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.
The foundation challenges a report alleging that the Wikipedia founder had been stripped of many of his responsibilities in the wake of community unrest.
Search colossus is helping to fund the group that operates Wikipedia, founder Jimmy Wales says. Also: 958 million Wiki edits and counting.
Danese Cooper, a former open-source community specialist at Sun and Intel, now will work on technology for Wikipedia and other projects.
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.
Nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedia plans to use the grant to improve the user-friendliness of Wikimedia's software, among other things.