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Wikipedia demands PR firm to stop paid editing services

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 22:28

Wikipedia has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a company called "Wiki-PR," which reportedly sells paid editing services on the well-known online encyclopedia, seeking to stop the service.

Wikipedia blocks `sockpuppet` user accounts

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 14:13

In its investigation into paid-for `sockpuppet` entries, free online encyclopedia site Wikipedia has come across hundreds of such user accounts who are breaching the site`s policy for promotional purposes.

Aircel to offer free mobile Wikipedia access

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 17:42

Telecom operator Aircel on Thursday announced its partnership with Wikimedia Foundation to offer free mobile Wikipedia access to its customers.

Wales to launch world’s first `Wikipedia town`

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 13:12

A small Welsh town where King Henry V was born is set to make history by becoming the world’s first “Wikipedia town.”

Google's Sergei Brin donates $500K to Wikipedia

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011, 00:11

The co-founder of Google, Sergei Brin, has donated USD 500,000 to Wikipedia's foundation.

India ranks number six in donation to Wikipedia/ Wikimedia

Last Updated: Saturday, March 19, 2011, 23:31

Nearly 10,488 people from India donated USD 193,657.88 to Wikimedia Foundation/Wikimedia, during the annual fund raising making India as the sixth large donor to the organisation.

Wikimedia starts purging pornography content

Last Updated: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 16:23

Wikimedia has started purging sexually explicit content on the website.

Wikipedia launches iPhone application

Last Updated: Thursday, August 20, 2009, 09:33

Wikipedia said it has released an iPhone application as part of a drive to open the pages of its revered online encyclopaedia to the booming ranks of smart phone users.