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Wikipedia is a free, collaborative, multilingual Internet encyclopedia supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. It has over 21 million articles written collaboratively by volunteers around the world. The encyclopedia has has about 100,000 regularly active contributors.

Wikipedia is the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet. It is ranked sixth globally among all websites on Alexa and having an estimated 365 million readers worldwide. It is estimated that Wikipedia receives 2.7 billion monthly pageviews from the United States alone.

Wikipedia is ranked No. 8 in the list of most visited site of 2011 in US. The survey was conducted by Nielsen.

In April 2011, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said that Internet will change perceptions of privacy. He said that employers will have to end the 'hypocrisy' of refusing to hire people who post embarassing photos on social networking sites.

Wikipedia Goes Dark

Wikipedia went 'dark' in January 2012 protesting against the highly-contentious US online piracy legislation - Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP. The English version of the encyclopedia went unavailable for 24-hours. The move was slammed by Micro-blogging site Twitter saying that it is foolish and silly.

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ESI's new European HPC Center Benefits from the Latest Datacenter Infrastructures by Legrand
ESI's new European HPC Center Benefits from the Latest Datacenter Infrastructures by Legrand 

Petro River Oil Corp. Provides Update on Horizon Energy Partners' Oil & Gas Interests Adjacent to Wytch Farm
Petro River Oil Corp. (OTCBB: PTRCD) (OTCBB: PTRC) ("Petro River" or the "Company"), today provided an update from Horizon Energy Partners, LLC ("Horizon Energy") regarding the development progress of two separate oil and gas interests comprising approximately 28,000 acres in the Dorset area of Southern England

DNS Inventor Paul Mockapetris Sets Sights on Cybersecurity
ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS), has joined the company as its Chief Scientist

3DRobotics and Halo Robotics Launch The Smart Drone in Jakarta
JAKARTA, INDONESIA--(Marketwired - December 14, 2015) - Indonesian electronics leader Halo Robotics today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with 3DRobotics (3DR) to distribute Solo -- the world's first smart drone -- which makes its debut in Jakarta today.

Eric Lefkofsky -- Joins the Board of Belly, the Leading Digital Loyalty & Marketing Platform for Small Businesses
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 10, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, has joined the Board of Directors of Belly. Founded in 2011, Belly is the largest digital loyalty network in the United States with over 12,000 locations and 60 million members

TRER's Round Top Mountain Deposit Featured in Poster Presentation at 2015 American Geophysical Union Meeting
Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (OTCQX: TRER), an exploration company specializing in the heavy rare earths, is pleased to announce that Dr

Baidu Autonomous Car Reaches Milestone in Beijing
Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), China's leading search engine, today announced that its autonomous car has successfully completed rigorous, fully autonomous tests on one route with mixed roads under a variety of environmental conditions.

Blackbird International Is in Discussions to Erect a Power Plant and Major Power Stations in India
Blackbird International Corporation (OTC PINK: BBRD), a global leader in renewable sea wave energy technology, is pleased to announce a major milestone for the company.

Hemp, Inc. CEO Receives the 1st Annual Jack Herer Cannabis Hemp Award
Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) and a leader in the industrial hemp industry, was honored with the Jack Herer Cannabis Hemp Award in recognition of Hemp, Inc.'s "Major Achievement in the Hemp Industry". Producer and Co-Creator of the Jack Herer Cannabis Awards, Michael Whalen, recognized Perlowin and Hemp, Inc

Telenor welcomes 25 young change-makers to thought leadership forum
Telenor Youth Forum 2015 kicks off with delegates from 13 countries gathering to discuss access to knowledge through digital and mobile technology.    Today, 25 passionate delegates, aged 18 to 28 years, from different nations, cultures and social backgrounds will meet in Norway, for the annual forum, #TYF

GeckoSystems Again Identified Amongst World Leaders in Mobile Robotics
GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (OTC PINK: GOSY) ( announced today that they are honored to be included in the same league such as Adept Technology, KUKA, Honda, iRobot, John Deere, Seegrid, and Harvest Automation by the international market research firm, QYResearch

ESI and DAHER showcase Immersive Virtual Prototyping at the French-German Digital Conference in Paris
ESI and DAHER showcase Immersive Virtual Prototypingat the French-German Digital Conference in Paris

TrustRadius Raises the Bar for Transparency in Business Technology User Reviews & Compliance with Federal Trade Commission Guidelines
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - November 18, 2015) - TrustRadius™, the trusted research platform for business technology based upon in-depth user reviews, today announced it has set a new standard to increase the value and trustworthiness of online reviews

American Graphite Starts Phase 1 Exploration Work at Lac Rouge Graphite Prospect in Quebec, Canada
American Graphite Technologies Inc. ("AGIN" or the "Company") (OTC PINK: AGIN) is pleased to announce today that it has started Phase 1 Exploration work at its 100% owned Lac Rouge Graphite Project located near TIMCAL's Lac des Iles graphite mine in the province of Quebec. The exploration work includes ground prospecting, limited geological mapping of outcrops, and surface sampling

Malaysia Pro-Guardians Collaboration With Fuji Xerox Printers Channel Malaysia
Malaysia Pro-Guardians Security Management Corp. (OTCQB: MPGS), a highly skilled and professionally-trained security protection team, has announced today that it has reached a collaborative agreement with Fuji Xerox Printers Channel Malaysia, a joint venture partnership between the Japanese photographic firm Fuji Photo Film Co

Pixelligent Launches New PixClear(R) Dispersions for Display and Printed Electronics
BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - November 11, 2015) - Pixelligent, the leader in high-index advanced materials, today launched a new family of PixClear® materials for display and optical components and films

Dr. Debraj Shome Wins the ""Best Plastic Surgeon in India"" Award at Healthcare Excellence Summit 2015
Business Wire IndiaAdding a new feather in his cap, renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Debraj Shome of the Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai was named the “Best Plastic Surgeon in India 2015” at the Healthcare Excellence Summit 2015, held on 9th December 2015. The award was presented by Honorable Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare (Govt. of India) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, and Mr. C. P

GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2016
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced the addition of several speakers for the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress keynote programme, including CEOs of leading companies in mobile and adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also provided further updates on events and partner programmes at Mobile World Congress

Hytera Offers Digital Two-way Radio Solution to 62nd Macau Grand Prix
Business Wire IndiaThe 4-day 62nd Macau Grand Prix was rounded off at Macau Guia Circuit on November 22nd with over 80,000 audiences entering into the circuit to experience the fast and furious brought by the world top drivers and cars

New Payment Platform for Secured and Ultra-Fast Contactless Transactions
Business Wire IndiaInfineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) increases performance and security of contactless payment transactions. The new SLC 32P family of security controllers speeds up data handling by the factor of 15. It enables manufacturers of payment cards, wearables and proximity devices such as tokens to meet requirements mandated by MasterCard from January 2016 onwards

Community Works in Action at Independent National Party Committee to Aid Voter Awareness for 2016
Independent National Party Committee (INC) pursues plans on voter awareness for next U.S. elections with the anticipation to broaden community voter participation in urban and rural districts

Max Sound Corporation Wins in Court Again
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - December 19, 2014) - Max Sound Corporation (OTCQB: MAXD) -- the innovators of MAX-D HD Audio and other disruptive technologies, announced today that it has won yet another legal victory

Webzilla Joins SGIX
Webzilla, a global enterprise hosting provider, joined the Internet exchange (IX) in Singapore, SGIX. The move allows for a significant reduction in latency and increased service quality in the region.

IBEE Expands Into North America
IBEE Solutions, mobile app developers and hosting providers based in India, announced their expansion into North America. For the base of operations, IBEE have chosen Dallas, Texas.

The latest edition of ESI's multi-domain simulation platform delivers key improvements for CFD users
The latest edition of ESI'smulti-domain simulation platformdelivers key improvements for CFD users

Eyes on the Go, Inc. Creates a Groundbreaking Alliance of Legendary Literary Organizations to Broadcast Exclusive Shows Each Week
Eyes on the Go, Inc. (OTCQB: AXCG) announced today the launch of InVerse NYC, a first ever collaboration of world renowned poetry organizations in New York City. InVerse will feature exclusive performances daily from the premier performance venues The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Bowery Poetry Club, Poets House, Cornelia Street Cafe, Urbana Poetry and The Gathering of the Tribes.

FONU2 Announces Acquisition of Studioplex City LLC
FONU2 (OTCBB: FONU) (OTCQB: FONU) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Studioplex City LLC, for 2,500,000 shares of FONU's Series B Preferred Shares ($1.00 par value), convertible at a price of $0.10 per share. FONU also announced the appointment of Mr. Jake Shapiro, as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Zendesk Founder and CEO Mikkel Svane Provides Entrepreneurs With an Insider's Look Into Myths and Challenges of Building Startup Success in New Book
HOBOKEN, NJ--(Marketwired - December 08, 2014) -

I-Minerals Metakaolin Tests Well, Markets Developing
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - I-Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IMA) (OTCQX: IMAHF) ("the Company" or "I-Minerals") is pleased to announce results from laboratory and field testing of its Metakaolin product. Metakaolin is a natural pozzolan that is used as a partial replacement or an additive for cement in construction where high strength is needed

10 Expert Travel Trends for Adventurers in 2015
As 2014 draws to a close, Kensington Tours polled its team of Destination Experts to see what trends they saw on the horizon for travel in 2015

MapHook Partners With National Museum of Women in the Arts on Online and Interactive Mapping Services Related to the Landmark Exhibition Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea
MapHook, developer of social discovery and location-based applications, today announced its partnership with the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for its upcoming landmark exhibition, Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea

MAPS.ME, the Award-Winning Offline Map and Navigation App, Now Available at No Charge on Major Mobile Platforms
Today, Mail.Ru Group (LSE: MAIL) announces that MAPS.ME Pro, the previously paid version of the MAPS.ME app, is available at no charge on major mobile platforms. Now known simply as MAPS.ME, the free app includes extensive offline maps, routing information, offline search and the ability to bookmark locations -- features that led to MAPS

ESI and EDF Energies Nouvelles sign an exclusive partnership agreement
ESI and EDF Energies Nouvellessign an exclusive partnership agreement

Dental Care Too Late or Elusive for Many Native Adults and Elders in Indian Country
OMAHA, NE--(Marketwired - November 25, 2014) - Ed Edmo, a Shoshone-Bannock poet and storyteller in Portland, Ore., vividly remembers when as a child he had a painful, decayed tooth pulled one morning more than 60 years ago.

DataStax to Present at Credit Suisse 2014 Annual Technology Conference
DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, today announced that Matt Pfeil, co-founder and chief customer officer of DataStax, and Dennis Wolf, CFO, will be presenting at the Credit Suisse 2014 Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. MST.

OLX Partners with Facebook to Offer Free Access to Online Classifieds in Emerging Markets via
Global online classifieds platform OLX, among the most used online platforms in the world, announced that it has partnered with Facebook to offer access to online classifieds through the mobile application, free of data charges, in emerging markets around the world, beginning with Tanzania and Kenya

Enevate Announces HD-Energy® Technology for Li-ion Batteries
Enevate Corporation, a leading developer of advanced rechargeable Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, announces HD-Energy® Technology for Li-ion batteries

GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers forMobile World Congress 2015
The GSMA today announced that executives from ARM, Ericsson, Micromax, Qualcomm Incorporated and SAP will be delivering keynote addresses at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress, taking place 2-5 March 2015 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona

The 6th Edition Indian Business Leaders Summit-Golf Tournament – 4th & 5th December 2014- Bengaluru
Exito is glad to announce the 6th Edition Indian Business Leaders Summit & Golf Tournament, this comes after the successful Summit ( held in December 2013.  The Summit would take place for 2 days - spanning across 4th and 5th December 2014 at Bengaluru

Envision Energy, Leading Smart City Development in New Zealand
In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, Envision Energy International signed a strategic memorandum of understanding with Infratil and Sensing City to build Smart Infrastructure projects in New Zealand and Asia.

TRER's Round Top Mountain Deposit Featured in Two American Geophysical Union Poster Presentations
Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (OTCQX: TRER), a heavy rare earths exploration company, is pleased to announce that Dr

Reed's Culture Club Kombucha Penetrates Oregon and Washington Markets
Reed's, Inc. (NYSE MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide and the number two selling Kombucha line of fermented, probiotic organic teas, announced today that Haggen Food & Pharmacy has authorized four flavors of Reed's Culture Club Kombucha in all 32 of their Haggen and Top Food and Drug stores throughout the Oregon and Washington markets.

Former First Round NFL Draft Choice Turned Successful Entrepreneur Poised to Deliver Sports Fans a More Compelling Stadium and Arena Experience

Metrospaces Announces the Execution of LOI to Acquire a Lot in the Orinoco Oil Belt for Business Hotel
Metrospaces, Inc. (OTCQB: MSPC) today announces that it has executed an LOI with the land owner to acquire a one-third interest in a 20,000 m2 lot to build a 120-room hotel in the Venezuelan Orinoco Oil Basin.

ESI releases Visual-Environment 9.0, the latest version of its multi-domain simulation platform
ESI releases Visual-Environment 9.0,the latest version of its multi-domain simulation platform

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (SFMI) Closes Financing, Moves Forward With NI 43-101 Geological Report
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI) announces it closed a financing, which enables SFMI to contract Hanych Geological Consulting, of Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. Hanych will compile, write and publish a Canadian National Instrument NI 43-101 resource/reserve report on behalf of Silver Falcon Mining, Inc.

Global Holdings, Inc. (GBHD) Moves U.S. East Coast Office to Virginia
Global Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GBHD) announces moving its U.S. East Coast office from New Jersey to Virginia Beach, VA. The Hampton Roads area of Virginia houses the world's largest military naval presence and the largest commercial maritime gateway, as well as numerous Fortune 500 Companies.

Houston Technology Asset Management and Recycling Company Expands to Meet Growing e-Waste Demand
TechnoCycle, a Houston-based Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) and e-waste recycling company, has doubled its facility size to 60,000 square feet to keep up with the dramatic growth of the electronic recycling industry

ESI releases the latest version of VA One; the complete vibro-acoustic simulation solution
ESI releases the latest version of VA One;the complete vibro-acoustic simulation solution

SimplyTapp Announces Series A Funding From Lightspeed Venture Partners to Revolutionize Mobile Payments
SimplyTapp Inc., the developer of leading edge cloud-based mobile payment technology, today announced that it has raised its Series A round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and continued support from Blue Sky Capital.

Empowering the young digital generation - Telenor Youth Summit
(Fornebu, Norway - 26 November 2013) Telenor Group has invited 25 young social entrepreneurs from across Asia and Europe to its inaugural Youth Summit. The summit, which is arranged together with the Nobel Peace Center, aims to fuel ideas where mobile phone technology can provide solutions that address societal and economic challenges.

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs Reveals Top 10 Threat Predictions for 2014
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a global leader in high-performance network security -- today revealed FortiGuard Labs' 2014 threat predictions, highlighting 10 threats to watch out for next year.

GAF Donates Chopper to Wounded Veteran on New Orange County Choppers TV Show
GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, will be featured on the new television series Orange County Choppers, which documents the return of Paul Teutul Sr. and the crew at his world-renowned custom motorcycle shop. The episode will air on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 9pm EST on Country Music Television (CMT).

Penta Security Extends Protection for MariaDB With 'MyDiamo'
Data encryption and web security provider, Penta Security Systems Inc. (CEO/Founder Seokwoo Lee, announced that MyDiamo, Penta Security's database encryption solution for MySQL, will now provide integrated DB encryption/decryption for MariaDB (

Jamaica Government Enters Partnership with ECCO2 Global Partners to Aid Post-2015 Goals of the United Nations

Myanmar given free access to the world's knowledge with Wikipedia Zero
(Fornebu, Norway, and San Francisco, California -7 November 2013) -- Telenor Group and the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia, today announced Myanmar as the latest country to be included in their existing agreement to bring Wikipedia Zero to Telenor customers in Asia and Europe. Telenor is supporting the country's ambition of connecting its 60 million people

Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Studies Presentation at ACP-EU Parliamentary Assembly
Dr. Aminu Zakari, Executive Director of Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Studies made presentation on the impact of climate change and desertification on agriculture and food security at the African Caribbean Pacific - European Union Parliamentary Assembly, 10th Regional Meeting (West Africa) in Abuja, Nigeria.

Domain Name Hits the Auction Block for the First Time in History
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - November 04, 2013) - The Internet Domain Name hits the auction block in three weeks...on November 21, 2013. This world-class asset has never been on the market for sale!

Witnessed By Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohamed Najib, The Largest Project Announced At The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum In London Aims To Transform 57 OIC Countries To A New Digital Era Projecting $1.2 Trillion Global Trade Increase

SOA Software and Wipro Announce Partnership to Accelerate API Implementations
SOA Software, Inc., a leading provider of Application Services Governance products, and Wipro Ltd., a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company, have entered into a partnership to accelerate API implementations for customers worldwide to expand their revenues

PropThink: RPTP To Rise On Proven Strategy & Upcoming FDA Decision
By Ivan Deryugin

Herbalife Is in Need of Online Reputation Management More Than Ever According to Bill Ackman and Reputation Management Cheetah
Independent distributor of personal care and nutritional goods Herbalife saw its stock prices plummet 13% today after hedge fund manager Bill Ackman announced that he has taken a short position within the company

Constellation Brands Makes Wine Shopping More Rewarding with Innovative Mobile App for the Holidays
~Industry-leading wine producer partners with shopkick Inc. to be first in the wine, beer and spirits industry to reward shoppers through their mobile app~

Dan Lozano Fan Site Launched by Scott Williams
Sports enthusiast and blogger Scott Williams has launched a website dedicated to the achievements of long-time prestigious sports agent, Dan Lozano. The site seeks to provide information and insight on the actions taken by Lozano to create trailblazing contracts and profitable careers for the A-list athletes he recruits and represents - Seinfeld's "Soup Nazi" Sells Stock
 Direct Link: - Seinfeld's "Soup Nazi" Sells Stock

Ecessa's WANOptimization-as-a-Service (WaaS) Receives 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award
Ecessa Corporation, a pioneer in WAN optimization and business continuity products for small and medium-sized companies (SMBs), announced today that TMC has named WaaSWorlD a recipient of its 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. The recognition comes on the heels of WaaSWorlD's launch in October, and wraps up a year of significant accolades for the company.

skobbler to Become "No.1 Map App" on Kindle Fire With ForeverMap 2
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bs'd Saving Bees as a Commercial Enterprise, The Last Stand Against CCD.
 By: Ahmen Jabril

Eileen Koch & Company Client, The MY HERO Project, Bestows Top Awards to Extraordinary Filmmakers and Humanitarians at 8th Annual Film Festival
Last Saturday, 12/15/2012, at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, The MY HERO Project's International Film Festival brought together an impressive crowd to applaud the efforts of filmmakers and humanitarians around the world. The non-profit organization is dedicated to connecting and inspiring children across the world through interactive media

Prezi Zooms Globally
Prezi, the zooming presentation that makes sharing ideas fun and engaging, launched localized websites in Spanish, Japanese and Korean languages today. The new websites will bolster adoption among the Spanish, Japanese and Korean-speaking communities, making it even easier to share big ideas and make an impact worldwide

Data Protection Lessons From Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy left major devastation in her wake this past October. With loss estimates due to damage and business disruption coming in around $65.6 billion, Sandy went on record as the largest Atlantic hurricane in history. For some businesses, Sandy meant major flooding and debris; for others, it meant loss of power for weeks on end

IsoRay's Cesium-131 Seeds Proves Successful for Brain Cancer Treatment as Presented by Weill Cornell and Barrow Neurological to The Society Of Neuro-Oncology
IsoRay Inc. (NYSE MKT: ISR), a medical technology company and innovator in seed brachytherapy and medical radioisotope applications, today announced the presentation of clinical findings at two medical centers of the successful treatment of brain cancers and tumors using IsoRay's patented Cesium-131 (Cs-131) sutured seeds and seed sutured mesh for internal radiation therapy.

SOA Software Adds France to Global Footprint
SOA Software, a leading provider of Enterprise API Management and SOA Governance solutions, today announced that it has expanded its operations to include a robust presence in France. Strong customer relationships and high demand in France for the company's much-praised Enterprise API Management platform are driving the strategic move

Pan European Networks Circulates mPhase Technologies Profile
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) announced today that Pan European Networks, a popular periodical among the academic, politic and scientific community of Europe, has circulated a hard copy profile of mPhase Technologies.

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs Reveals 2013 Threat Predictions
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today revealed FortiGuard Labs' 2013 threat predictions, highlighting six threats to watch out for next year.

Cisco Enables PT Telkom to Become a Wi-Fi Leader in Asia
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is working closely with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (PT Telkom), Indonesia's largest information and communications provider, to enable the rapid deployment of 100,000 access points across Indonesia. This will be the largest deployment of Wi-Fi access points by a single service provider in Asia.

ZBB Energy Signs an Agreement to Provide a 2,000 kWh ZBB EnerStore(TM) System for an Island Microgrid Project at the Luxury Eco-Resort The Brando on Tetiaroa

Kickvox Launches Visually Stunning Mobile Search Engine
Kickvox, the company that has reengineered mobile search, today announced the launch of its application for iOS and Android mobile platforms. The first-of-its-kind application provides users with a visual, integrated and categorized search experience that is designed exclusively for mobile devices

Fortinet(R) Earns 27th Virus Bulletin VB100 Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today announced FortiOS 5 has been certified by Virus Bulletin and earned a Reactive and Proactive (RAP) measurement score of 96.6%

Now, drum machine comes in T-shirt
Many may mistake it as an image of a drum machine on a shirt, but you can actually beat on it.

Brain-interpreting devices may soon abolish keyboard needs
A study has suggested that new devices with the potential to interpret human thoughts into digital texts may soon make the conventional QWERTY keyboards history.

Study explores gender gap in Wikipedia's editorial staffs, content
A new study led by computer science researchers in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering has revealed a substantial gender gap among editors of Wikipedia and a corresponding gender-oriented disparity in the content.

Students 'tend to be more accurate when they write for Wikipedia'
A new study has found that students tend to be more accurate and less likely to plagiarize when they know their essays will be posted on Wikipedia, rather than just read by a teacher.

Wikipedia 'a good source for political info'
Wikipedia has become a reliable source for political information, according to a new study.

UK academics want to turn Wikipedia into official research tool
Students and academics at a world-leading London university have expressed their desire to turn Wikipedia into an official research tool.

Technology used in India to remove arsenic from groundwater heads to US
A pioneering technology used in India to remove arsenic from groundwater without using chemicals is being used to create safer drinking water in the United States.

Robots may soon get their own Internet
It seems robots are poised to have an equivalent of the Internet and Wikipedia, thanks to the efforts of some European scientists.

Wikipedia to recruit more women writers
Wikipedia is set to recruit more women contributors, after it was revealed that more that 85 percent of the articles are written by men.

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