Wikipedia

Latest

Third of Americans use Wikipedia

Third of Americans use Wikipedia

By

Wikipedia has exploded over the last few years and research found that 36% of Americans online use the service. A study from the Pew Centre for the American Life Project has revealed that, despite questions over the accuracy of some of its entries, the... >>

Wikipedia editor, theologian and professor, uncovered as a fraud

Wikipedia editor, theologian and professor, uncovered as a fraud

By

Wikipedia has come under fire again, this time because one of its most prominent editors has turned out to be a fraud. The open online encyclopedia is a collaborative effort that allows anyone to add or change information. Recently an editor known only... >>

Pro Golfer Zoeller sues to identify author of Wikipedia entry

Pro Golfer Zoeller sues to identify author of Wikipedia entry

By

Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia that allows anyone to update and information has been caught up in a lawsuit that could have massive ramifications on how sites like this run and operate. Fuzzy Zoeller, a pro-golfer is suing not the website owners,... >>

Wikipedia founder to take on Google search

Wikipedia founder to take on Google search

By

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... >>

China unblocks Wikipedia

China unblocks Wikipedia

By

The Chinese government has apparently unblocked Wikipedia, as it was discovered to be accessible in China again today. It was blocked for more than a year as its open editing policy made it a magnet for a community to build around it. The government blocks... >>

Wikipedia infected by malware

Wikipedia infected by malware

By

Wikipedia’s open contribution system has resulted in the spread of malware after hackers booby-trapped one of its pages. The hackers changed an article about the Blaster worm on the German version of the online encyclopedia, and added a link that supposedly... >>