Encyclopedia-of-everything Wikipedia has launched a new Nearby page for the web and mobile devices that shows information about locales that are close to you. But Wikipedia wants something in return for helping you find cool new things.
Wikimedia Foundation executive director Sue Gardner will step down in six months, she announced in a blog post Wednesday.
The Wikimedia Foundation completes its ninth annual fundraising campaign in just 9 days.
A Giving Tuesday round up of investors giving their money to technology companies.
It's like NPR's Pledge Week: A necessary annoyance for the greater good.
While we in Silicon Valley twiddle our thumbs over a panoply of smart devices, much of the rest of the world still uses feature phones, and the smartest, fastest-growing websites are those that still focus on feature phone users.
The founder of Russia’s largest social network proclaimed his love and support for Wikipedia today by promising to donate $1 million to the not-for-profit organization while onstage at the Digital Life Design conference in Munich.
Twenty-seven year-old entrepreneur Pavel Durov …
Those intriguing fundraiser banners have finally disappeared from the pages of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia.
The site’s fundraising efforts for the year have ended, and the Wikimedia Foundation (the non-profit behind Wikipedia) was able to gather a record $20 million …
Wikipedia might see a blackout to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which goes before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee this Thursday, December 15.
Wikimedia chief Jimmy Wales recently started a poll to determine whether Wikipedia’s vast community thought …