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How Wikimedia helped mobile web readers save on data

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Yet images on mobile devices can translate to more data used. In many parts of the world, high mobile data costs present a significant barrier to accessing knowledge on the Wikimedia sites. 1.728 weitere Wörter


Clearing Bills Promptly

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India. Monday the 1st of August 2016. Exactly one week before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill was passed in the Lok Sabha (House of the People or the lower house of Parliament); my friend Amit Jain was having his breakfast at a restaurant. 554 weitere Wörter


Peter Baldwin, professor and philanthropist, is appointed to the Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

Peter Baldwin—a Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, a Global Distinguished Professor at New York University, and co-founder of the philanthropic… 415 weitere Wörter


Wiki Loves Monuments needs you to help preserve historical memory for future generations

Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM), the largest photography competition in the world, aims to document the monuments and cultural heritage sites of today for others to enjoy tomorrow. 823 weitere Wörter


To protect the voter: Totaliser machines to be used

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The totaliser, and it’s benefits

In 2008 the Election Commission (EC) approached the ministry of law with the proposal to use ‘Totaliser’ machines for the counting of votes. 535 weitere Wörter


The most popular browser

It is very likely that the most popular browser on the internet in the first week of August 2016 was Chrome, version 52 with about 30% market share. 262 weitere Wörter


Monkey’s selfie at center of copyright brouhaha


An English nature photographer is going ape over Wikipedia’s refusal to remove pictures of a monkey from the online encyclopedia that he says are being displayed without his permission. 309 weitere Wörter