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The Nokia Foundation award goes to Jimmy Wales

The Nokia Foundation award goes to Jimmy Wales

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The Nokia Foundation has announced that it has granted its 10,000 euro 2009 award to Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. Nokia says Wales was awarded "for his contributions to the evolution of the World Wide Web as a participatory and truly democratic... >>

Wikia Search to be shut down

Wikia Search to be shut down

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Wikia Search, the search engine from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales' Wikia.com online properties is to close down, Wales has revealed in a blog post. "If there is one thing that I've learnt in my career, it is to do more of what's working, and less of... >>

Wikipedia boss accused of accepting "donation" to edit

Wikipedia boss accused of accepting "donation" to edit

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Last week, it was a former employee making accusations about his spending habits, today Jimmy Wales is facing yet another attack over the implication is that he accepted a "donation" to edit a Wikipedia entry. Former Novell chief scientist Jeffrey Merkey... >>

Wikipedia boss slammed for expense claims

Wikipedia boss slammed for expense claims

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It's not been a good week for Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales. Not only has his break-up with his girlfriend been splashed all over the papers, but now a former member of his staff has hit out at its spending habits. Danny Wool has gone to the press... >>

Wikipedia founder to take on Google search

Wikipedia founder to take on Google search

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One of the founders of collaborative online encyclopedia site Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, has recently discussed his plans for a user-edited search engine that could one day produce better results than automatic search engines that use algorithms to return... >>