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Aug 08, 2016
Wikiconference India 2016: Wikipedia's plans for growth in India are unclearFifteen years after Wikipedia was born, a dozen years after it became popular and roughly a decade after it began drawing serious attention in India, campaigners building the world's most ambitious and freely sharable online Wikipedia are still wondering how to really take it forward in this part of the globe.
May 02, 2016
Rajdeep Sardesai walked out from an uneven battlefield: Time bells tolled for trollsDo you blame Rajdeep Sardesai for walking away from the uneven battlefield? What would you do if your family members were attacked so viciously?
Apr 28, 2016
Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism pages dropped after Snowden revelations, explains studyInternet traffic to Wikipedia pages summarizing knowledge about terror groups and their tools plunged nearly 30 percent after revelations of widespread Web monitoring by the US National Security Agency, suggesting that concerns about government snooping are hurting the ordinary pursuit of information.
Mar 28, 2016
Facebook Free Basics and Wikipedia Zero used to set up clandestine file-sharing networkAngolan users found a novel way to exploit Facebook Free Basics and Wikipedia Zero by setting up a free, file-sharing network
Mar 14, 2016
Wikipedia reportedly developing a speech engine for visually impaired usersKnown as the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia has collaborated with researchers from Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology and is working on a crowd-sourced speech engine in order to make Wikipedia, more accessible to the visually impaired users.
Mar 09, 2016
Back from the dead: Wikipedia page shows BJP MP as 'dead', causes flutter in Lok SabhaA 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.
Feb 18, 2016
Wikipedia working on a 'transparent' search engine to rival GoogleWikipedia might soon rival Alphabet's Google, Microsoft's Bing and other l search engines as it has announced plans for an ad-free Internet search engine that prioritizes user privacy and transparency.
Dec 24, 2015
Digital 'equality' not so equal: Is an aggressive Facebook turning Free Basics into a movement?Wouldn’t it be impressive if users could access the internet through computers in their school? Aren’t there better things to do than to like a photo on Facebook?
Aug 25, 2015
Russia orders Wikipedia page blocked over cannabis linkA Russian government agency on Monday ordered Internet providers block access to a page on the Russian-language version of Wikipedia for containing banned information on a type of cannabis.
Aug 12, 2015
Claiming Sundar Pichai: Wikipedia goes on editing spree over Google CEO's schoolingGoogle announcing Sundar Pichai as its new CEO not just broke every tech website in India, it started an editing war on his Wikipedia page.