Open collaboration, which led to Bitcoin, TEDx and Wikipedia, likely to grow

Open collaboration – which has brought the world Bitcoin, TEDx and Wikipedia – is likely to expand into new domains and displace traditional organizations, according to a paper in a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Is Wikipedia on the decline because of an elite bureaucracy?

Wikipedia is the 6th most sued website in the world. A recent report finds that its volunteer workforce is shrinking, threatening the site's ambition to "compile the sum of all human knowledge."

Wikipedia back online after cables cut



Wikipedia is back up for the masses after suffering a major service outage earlier this morning.

Welsh 'Wikipedia town' plastered with QR codes

It's got nothing to do with the founder's surname, apparently, but the small Welsh town of Monmouth is set to become the world's first 'Wikipedia town'.

Companies struggle to correct faulty Wikipedia entries

Well, bang goes the lazy journalist's version of research: a survey has found that a whacking 60 percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors.

4.5 million sign SOPA petition

It seems as if the virtual shutdown of Wikipedia, Craigslist, and other sites yesterday has done its job in the public eye.

Websites go dark in SOPA protest

There are big gaps in the internet today, as Wikipedia, Craigslist and other sites black out in protest at the Stop Online Piracy (SOPA) bill.

Wikipedia to go dark tomorrow in anti-SOPA protest

Wikipedia's pledged to shutter its website tomorrow in protest at the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP (PIPA) bills.

Wikimedia donations total $20 million for 2011

The Wikimedia Foundation has raised a record-breaking $20 million from more than one million donors.

Wikipedia shuts Italian site as parliament debates censorship law

Wikipedia has shut down its Italian site, in protest at the proposed introduction of a law forcing websites to remove any posts that their subject deems upsetting.

Men call the shots on Wikipedia, say researchers

Wikipedia is overwhelmingly dominated by male editors, a new study has found - which is why Sex and the City receives so much less coverage than The Sopranos.

Is Facebook the tenth most hated company in the U.S.?

Did you know that Facebook recently weighed in at number 10 of the most hated organizations in the United States?

85% of Wikipedia entries are made by men

If you compare the Wikipedia entries for Sex and the City compared to The Sopranos, it doesn't take long to realize there's a serious gender gap when it comes to the free online encyclopedia.

Wales: App stores a clear and present danger

I’ve always had my doubts about the reliability of Wikipedia. I don’t have any doubts about their chief Jimmy Wales anymore.

Wikipedia hits $16 million fundraising target

A rush of donations over the holiday period has helped the Wikipedia Foundation hit its fundraising target for the year, allowing it to continue to inform - and sometimes misinform - for another year.

Cuba launches Wikipedia rival

Fed up with the capitalist lies that permeate Wikipedia, the Cuban government has set up its own alternative.

FBI demands Wikipedia remove seal graphic, battle ensues

The Federal Bureau of Investigations does not like the fact that its Wikipedia entry has a high-resolution image of its seal, but Wikipedia says there's nothing illegal about posting it online.

YouTube hackers direct Bieber fans to porn

Hackers targeted a number of Justin Bieber YouTube pages yesterday, redirecting users to porn sites and a video suggesting that the teenage heart-throb had died.

Wikipedia, YouTube go down

Wikipedia and YouTube have both experienced outages over the last twenty-four hours.

Google gives $2 million to Wikimedia

Google has made a $2 million donation to the Wikimedia Foundation.