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Wikipedia to launch redesign across more than 32 million pages next week

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 20:34

Wikipedia is reportedly launching a massive redesign that will scale across 32,533,899 pages in 287 languages.

New software helps you better map specific person in text

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:11

Researchers have reportedly developed new software, which establishes connections between the mentions of names in a text and potential persons or places.

Wikipedia to add voice samples of famous people on site

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 16:49

Wikipedia has reportedly announced that it would soon be adding voice samples of popular personalities on their respective biographies on the site.

Wikipedia to add voice samples of famous people on site

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 14:21

Wikipedia has reportedly announced that it would soon be adding voice samples of popular personalities on their respective biographies on the site.

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.

New Algorithm assessing quality of Wikipedia articles

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 12:30

An algorithm is assessing the quality of Wikipedia articles, which will reassure visitors about the content of site.

Wikipedia initiates `article-on-SMS` service

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 21:00

Wikipedia has reportedly initiated ` article-on-SMS` service, in which articles will be sent via text messages, and the service is aimed primarily at African users.

Wikipedia initiates 'article-on-SMS' service aimed primarily at African users

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 18:04

The online encyclopedia site, in partnership with Airtel, will offer the free initiative, called Wikipedia Zero, which is currently being tested in Kenya.

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.

Wikipedia abandons efforts to combat hidden online `porn`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 19:05

Wikimedia Foundation co-founder Jimmy Wales deleted a thousand images deemed inappropriate for children in April 2010, but the `wiki community` just restored 900 of them.

New maths model to predict box office success

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 18:38

A new mathematical model which can accurately predict films that become blockbusters or flops at the box office - up to a month before the movie is released - has been devised.

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.