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Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win 2013 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Three molecular chemists -- Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel -- were on Wednesday awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for devising computer simulations that are used to......

Tomorrow, no Wikipedia! Do your homework early

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia will black out its website on Wednesday for 24 hours to protest anti-piracy bills under consideration in the US Congress, saying if passed, the "destructive"......

Wikipedia launches online travel guide

The foundation behind crowd-sourced knowledge compendium Wikipedia launched a free online travel guide built collaboratively by volunteers from around the globe.Wikimedia Foundation rolled out......

Wikimedia adds India chapter

Anirudh Singh Bhati, a 24-year-old law graduate from Ahmedabad, who started editing pages on Wikipedia in 2006 as a hobby, had little idea that he will be one of the executive council members of......

Wikipedia planning search engine

As part of efforts to widen its reach and showcase the power of 'wikis,' online encyclopedia Wikipedia is planning a search engine that is intended to rival that of Google."Yes, Wikimedia......

The hottest things on the Net!

They are the hottest new things on the Net. And they are catching on like wildfire. The disruptive technology which powers them could dramatically alter the way we read, listen, express ourselves......

  People speak for wikimedia foundation

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Q. WHAT IS meant by wikipedia
:  A. Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its 18 million...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-wikipedia//answers/19622078

suprabodh
Q. Who's the creator of wikipedia?
Suprabodh:  A. Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales, (born 1966)[1] is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for his role in the founding of Wikipedia, as well as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whos-the-creator-of-wikipedia/19622017/answers/1228637

Seven Wonders
Q. Is the below statement true ?\Wikipedia is a non-commercial website run by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization .
Seven Wonders:  A. yes and they are giving lot of information in many of Indian languages. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-the-below-statement-true-wikipedia-is-a-non-commercial-we/1228325/answers/14316094

joyesh chakraborty
Q. What is Wikipedia and who is the founder of this?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Wikipedia is a free multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-wikipedia-and-who-is-the-founder-of-this/14316085/answers/12612370

joyesh chakraborty
Q. what is known as Mediawiki?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-known-as-mediawiki/12610905/answers/14962959

  Web results for Wikimedia Foundation
Wikipedia bans US Congress IP address from making 'disruptive' edits

Washington: Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives ins response to "disruptive" revisions of... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/wikipedia-bans-us-congress-ip-address-from-making-disruptive-edits/488723-11.html
A house by a lake

Green Mountains, meadows and villages surround Burlington, the town by Lake Champlain. Photo: Wikimedia Commons My friend Kate has a house by a... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/t7nWx7mFu4yCazxSwVj7DN/A-house-by-a-lake.html
comScore Media Metrix® Ranks Top 50 U.S. Desktop Web Properties for June 2014

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Wikipedia does its bit for sexual minorities

BANGALORE: In support of LGBTs across the globe, in June this year, Wikipedia launched its campaign Wiki Loves Pride, their first ever campaign for... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Wikipedia-does-its-bit-for-sexual-minorities/2014/07/15/article2331490.ece
History, Significance, Theme; Top 10 Interesting Facts

People are celebrating World Population Day on Friday. Wikimedia Commons People from all sections across the globe are celebrating the World... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/world-population-day-2014-history-significance-theme-top-10-interesting-facts-604178

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