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 Roger Federer claims his eighth crown at Wimbledon, claims Wikipedia!

Roger Federer claims his eighth crown at Wimbledon, claims Wikipedia!

The information though was later corrected but not before screenshots of the mistake almost going viral.

Jul 09, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Turkey warned Wikipedia over content, demands it open office: Minister

Turkey warned Wikipedia over content, demands it open office: Minister

Turkey has warned online encyclopedia Wikipedia, blocked by Ankara two weeks ago.

May 11, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
China is building Wikipedia's rival

China is building Wikipedia's rival

China has hired more than 20,000 people to build the country`s online version of national encyclopaedia to compete with Wikipedia, media reports said.

May 03, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Web needs rethink to stop 'nasty' ideas spreading, says its creator

The World Wide Web needs a complete rethink to prevent spying and the spread of "nasty, mean ideas" on social media websites, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, said on Monday.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Facebook leads consortium to counter fake news

Facebook leads consortium to counter fake news

To ensure the news that internet users get is not fake, Facebook is leading a consortium that is pouring $14 million into the creation of a News Integrity Initiative.

Apr 05, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Wow! Soon, Wikipedia to read content to you!

Wow! Soon, Wikipedia to read content to you!

The new project will make the online encyclopedia more accessible to users, particularly the visually impaired. 

Mar 11, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

BJP MP says Wikipedia showed her as 'dead'; govt promises action

A BJP woman member on Wednesday caused a flutter in Lok Sabha when she alleged that Wikipedia had shown her as dead, causing concern among members and prompting government to promise serious action.

Mar 09, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

Zika virus a global emergency: Here's all that you should know!

According to WHO, twenty-one countries and territories of America have reported cases of the virus since transmission was first detected in Brazil in May 2015.  

Feb 06, 2016, 21:10 PM IST
Can Wikipedia live forever?

Can Wikipedia live forever?

Wikipedia, the crowd-sourced digital encyclopedia which seems to have all the answers when you need them the most, turned 15 years old on January 15. But will it be here for us forever?

Jan 19, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

DNA: Today In History | January 15th, 2016

Check out the important historical events took place on today's date, 15th January.

Jan 15, 2016, 23:25 PM IST
Wiki adds pop-up preview for links, tabbed browsing for Android app

Wiki adds pop-up preview for links, tabbed browsing for Android app

Wikipedia has released an update for Android with many new features aimed at making it easier to quickly research a topic including pop- up previews and tabbed browsing.

Sep 11, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Wikipedia on massive drive to increase Tamil content

Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia is on a massive drive to increase the content of Tamil on its site.

Sep 09, 2015, 00:34 AM IST
Wikipedia info on global warming unreliable: Study

Wikipedia info on global warming unreliable: Study

Wikipedia entries on politically controversial scientific topics such as global warming can be unreliable due to information sabotage.

Aug 16, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Probe initiated into editing of Nehru's profile on Wikipedia

A probe has been initiated to determine the source behind the editing of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's profile with objectionable comments on popular Internet site Wikipedia, government said on Wednesday.

Aug 05, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Nehru Wiki page: Congress demands 'full enquiry', PM apology

 Branding it a "cheap, undemocratic and gutter level tactic", Congress on Wednesday demanded a "full enquiry" and lodging of a criminal case into the reported changes made from a central government IP address on Wikipedia pages to show that Jawaharlal Nehru was of Muslim lineage.

Jul 01, 2015, 23:14 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru's Wikipedia page edited from govt IP address; Congress seeks PM Modi's reply

Jawaharlal Nehru's Wikipedia page edited from govt IP address; Congress seeks PM Modi's reply

The woes of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government are far from being over with the Congress now alleging that Wikipedia pages on former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his father Motilal Nehru have been altered.

Jul 01, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
Print edition of Wikipedia to sell for USD 500,000

Print edition of Wikipedia to sell for USD 500,000

In an ambitious project, a New York artist is creating a print edition of Wikipedia that runs to 7,600 volumes and is priced at USD 500,000.

Jun 21, 2015, 14:59 PM IST
Wikipedia: Receiving Spanish award an honour

Wikipedia: Receiving Spanish award an honour

Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, said it was an "incredible honour" to receive Spain's 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, a prize that is at the "nucleus" of its existence.

Jun 18, 2015, 09:12 AM IST
Wikipedia launches new iOS app with improved visual design, adds social features

Wikipedia launches new iOS app with improved visual design, adds social features

Wikipedia has released a new iOS app with improved visual design of Wikipedia's app, better search and added social features.

Apr 16, 2015, 18:24 PM IST