Turkey blocks Wikipedia over 'terror' claims

2017-04-29 20:17

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups.

Women scientists under microscope in US

2013-10-17 07:30

Look up a female scientist or technologist on Wikipedia, and you might not find what you're looking for.

Kids turn to Google for help

2013-02-28 22:27

British grandparents are in danger of being overlooked for advice by their grandchildren, who are more accustomed to searching for answers on the internet, a survey has shown.

Wikipedia losing editors, study says

2013-01-06 16:40

Wikipedia, one of the world's biggest websites, is losing many of its English-language editors, crippling its ability to keep pace with its mission as a source of knowledge online.


Britons trust Wikipedia 'more than the news'

2014-08-11 09:11

British people trust Wikipedia more than the mainstream media, says the information site's founder Jimmy Wales at the close of a three-day conference.

French wiki ban triggers stampede

2013-04-07 17:56

Internet users have been flocking to a web entry about a French military radio complex after the country's intelligences services allegedly tried to shut it down.

Wikipedia aims to double audience

2013-02-04 13:02

Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number.

Wikipedia sees future in cellphones

2012-12-13 14:15

Cellphones could be Wikipedia's path to global domination, but may also pose a risk to the crowd-sourcing culture the online encyclopaedia relies on.

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