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Wikipedia Raises $20 Million From Donations; Fundraising Banners Taken Down


Wikipedia Donations & Fundraising 2011-12 at $20 Million

The silent pleas from people associated with Wikipedia on the website have raised a whopping $20 million, with donations coming from over 1 million donors. Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that manages projects such as Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, Wiktionary and Wikisource announced these figures on Monday morning, saying that donations have periodically risen since its…

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By Debjit on January 4th
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Wikipedia Beautifier: Get A Better Looking Wikipedia On Google Chrome


Wikipedia Beautifier at action on Google Chrome

Wikipedia is an infinite source of knowledge for us all. But at times the website looks cluttered due to the presence of a lot of links in the left sidebar and at the top. Well, if you are a Google Chrome or a Chromium browser user then here is an extension that you will love.This…

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By Adam on March 30th
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Wikipedia Updates Site Design, Introduces New Features


Wikipedia Updates Site Design, Introduces New Features

Wikipedia, the largest online encyclopedia, has just updated its site design to a new cleaner and more appealing design. Not only that, they have introduced a  lot of new features designed to make editing and navigation easier. This is the first major initiative between the Wikimedia Foundation and its millions of volunteers on the usability…

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By Ricky on May 14th
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Datacenter Overheating Takes Down Wikipedia And Sister Sites – Hour Long Outages


Datacenter Overheating Takes Down Wikipedia And Sister Sites – Hour Long Outages

Wikimedia Foundation (the organisation that runs Wikipedia) reports that due to an overheating problem in the European data centers of Wikimedia, many of the servers in their farm turned off to protect themselves. As this impacted all Wikipedia and other projects access from European users, all user traffic to Wikipedia and sister project websites were …

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By Debjit on March 26th
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WikiReader brings Wikipedia to your pocket for just 99 dollars


WikiReader brings Wikipedia to your pocket for just 99 dollars

Reading is the best way to see places and learn about new things. And what would server your purpose better than Wikipedia. But everytime you have to access Wikipedia you need access to a computer with an internet connection. If you are looking for a device that lets you lookup Wikipedia anytime, anywhere then what…

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By Debjit on October 14th
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O'Reilly releases Missing Manual Book for free!


O'Reilly releases Missing Manual Book for free!

The Missing Manuals are world famous technology publications from O’Reilly. These books product overview, pointing out what a particular product is good for. Successive chapters dissect the entire product piece by piece giving users a real-world perspective. Thousands of people accross the world have actually made Missing Manuals the essential companion for some of today’s…

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By Debjit on February 1st
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