Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July
Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July
                                       

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Will Apple Sideline Siri Before She Kills Google?

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Editor’s note: Dan Kaplan is a freelance Content Strategist and armchair futurist. He has worked in marketing for Asana, Twilio and Salesforce. Follow him on Twitter @dankaplan. In the wake of Apple’s big iOS 7 reveal, there has been much hoopla and quibbling. The bulk about it has centered around the...
Will Apple Sideline Siri Before She Kills Google?

Wikipedia Was Started With Revenue From Soft-Core Porn

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Here's something few people probably know about Wikipedia: It was started with money from Jimmy Wales' previous site which relied on soft corn porn to generate revenue. Amy Chozick at the New York Times reports Wales launched a web search engine called Bomis in 1996. A big part of...
Wikipedia Was Started With Revenue From Soft-Core Porn

Futureful takes its smart topic-based newsreader to the iPhone and launches globally

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Part news reader, part browser and part social feed, Futureful is proving to be an interesting example of how smart design really is capable of bringing something fresh to the content discovery table. Backed by Skype Co-Founder Janus Friis, Futureful launched for iPad users in the US only in January....
Futureful takes its smart topic-based newsreader to the iPhone and launches globally

Wikimedia prevails in Italian lawsuit brought by Berlusconi ally over 'defamatory' Wikipedia entry

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Wikimedia Foundation, the American non-profit that operates Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia and a host of other collaborative wiki projects, has won a lawsuit initiated by former Italian politician Cesare Previti (pictured above). Previti, a longtime associate of media mogul and former Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, filed the lawsuit in...
Wikimedia prevails in Italian lawsuit brought by Berlusconi ally over 'defamatory' Wikipedia entry

Google's Knowledge Graph search tool comes to Sweden, shows information instantly in the sidebar

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Google is rolling out its Knowledge Graph product in Sweden today, allowing users to see a small batch of information related to their search query instantaneously in the sidebar. Knowledge Graph was announced in May last year and launched globally in August – so why it’s taken this long to...
Google's Knowledge Graph search tool comes to Sweden, shows information instantly in the sidebar

Jimmy Wales Thinks Snowden Is 'An Innocent Party' And 'A Hero'; Wants To Know If He Ever Edited Wikipedia

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A post on Examiner.com points out that Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia's co-founder, is interested in Edward Snowden: I'm sure this has been discussed somewhere. In the media there have been reports of user accounts used on various tech discussion sites by Edward Snowden. He was apparently quite an active person...
Jimmy Wales Thinks Snowden Is 'An Innocent Party' And 'A Hero'; Wants To Know If He Ever Edited Wikipedia

Dolphin browser for Android adds redesigned UI, new store for web apps

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Dolphin has done a pretty fine job when it comes to keeping its browser loaded with plenty of handy features, both on Android and iOS. Now, the Dolphin's hit version 10 for Android, bringing along an array of things including a revamped user interface, drag-and-drop support for speed dials...
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No, Facebook Is Not Deliberately Blocking Logins from TOR

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(Photo: Wikipedia) A post on the blog Arabcrunch.com went viral this morning, hitting the front pages of both Reddit and Hacker News. The post stated that Facebook had begun blocking logins from users attempting to access it from the anonymized browser TOR. For activists and political dissidents who use the...
No, Facebook Is Not Deliberately Blocking Logins from TOR

Unofficial Vine App 6Sec Finally Lets Windows Phone Users Upload Their Own Micro Movies

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A few people have taken up the challenge of bringing some kind of Vine support to Windows Phone, but so far all the ersatz Vine apps in the Windows Marketplace do is let people view those 6 second clips. According to WPCentral’s Daniel Rubino, developer Rudy Huyn’s 6Sec is different...
Unofficial Vine App 6Sec Finally Lets Windows Phone Users Upload Their Own Micro Movies
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