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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.  

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?

DNA: Today In History | January 15th, 2016

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

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.

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.

Monkey selfie can't be copyrighted: US regulator

Embroiled in a case of copyright violation, Wikipedia has reportedly refused to take down the picture of a monkey which was clicked using the camera of a British wildlife photographer.

New tool to rate quality of Wikipedia entries

Computer scientists in China have devised a software algorithm that can automatically check a particular entry on Wikipedia and rank it according to quality.

Wikipedia to add voice samples of famous people on site

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

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

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

New tech automatically updates online data

Popular websites Wikipedia and Tripadvisor rely on public participation to build up their pool of information, in a process known as crowd data sourcing.