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PR Company Says It Was Demonized By The World's Biggest Internet Encyclopedia

few months ago, Wikipedia's parent entity, The Wikimedia Foundation, set about "condemning the black hat practice of paid advocacy editing and sockpuppeting on Wikipedia,"Getting paid to write a Wikipedia article can be a violation of Wikipedia's terms, a Wikipedia editorIt is a particular violation when that paid editing is coming from fake accounts, known as "sockpuppets" or from real accounts owned...
Source : News Times |
Category : Business

Mobile Malware Issues Persist as Devices Remain Exposed

Juniper report said the low adoption level of security software could be attributed to many factors, including low consumer awareness of threats.More than 80 percent of the total enterprise- and consumer-owned smartphone device base is expected to remain unprotected through 2013, despite a steadily increasing consumer awareness of mobile security products, according to a report from IT research firm...
Source : eweek |
Category : Headlines

Wikipedia stall at book fair next year

effort to enthuse people to become regular contributors to its site, Wikipedia will launch a campaign at thenext year. It has already booked a stall and lined up an awareness programme to sign up volunteers. Incidentally, Kolkata fares poorly when it comes to contribute to the world's biggest online encyclopedia. At present, the city has only five contributors.Wikipedia needs people from Kolkata to...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Kolkata

Consumer hour to be observed on December 24

state government will observe consumer hour from 5.30pm to 6.30pm on December 24 as part of theobservance. The government will also, for the first time, celebrate a consumer week from December 18 to 24 as part of its efforts to spread consumer rights awareness, said food and civil supplies minister Anoop Jacob."Most of the citizens are even unaware of their rights as consumers. Senior consumers will...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Thiruvananthapuram

BIS introduces scheme for recognition of consumer organisations

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has introduced a scheme for recognition of consumer organisations in its endeavour to protect and promote consumer interests. Since it is not feasible for BIS to reach out to all the consumers single-handedly to achieve its goal of consumer awareness in the country, BIS through its network of recognised consumer organisations intends to reach the masses, an official...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

How the Wikipedia Scanner Works

Wikipedia Scanner uses records to trace the IP addresses of anonymous Wikipedia editors. Learn about the Wikipedia Scanner and Wikipedia Scanner consequences....
Source : Howstuffworks |
Category : Others

What is the difference between Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons?

Wikipedia is the most popular Wikimedia project. The Wikimedia Commons stores images and other media files for use on Wikipedia and elsewhere.An eager nature lover on Facebook asked a very intelligent question, "What is the difference between Wikipedia andYou probably already know and understand what Wikipedia is -- an encyclopaedia anyone can edit. It aims to make the sum of all human knowledge available...
Source : DNA |
Category : National | City : Bangalore

Wikipedia adding voice recordings to famous people's pages

Wikimedia wants today's voices to echo through the ages. The non-profit foundation responsible for Wikipedia and otherannounced recently that it would add voice samples from notable people to their respective Wikipedia biographies.The new project is called “Wikipedia voice intro project” (WikiVip) and seeks to catalog the voices of the world’sThe idea behind WikiVip is to let “Wikipedia’s readers know...
Source : PCWorld |
Category : Science N Technology

Telugu Wikipedia completes 10 years

Telugu Wikipedia completed 10 years on December 10, 2013. Several training sessions, aka Wiki Academies, were planned by the Telugu Wikipedia community to mark the occasion.Telugu Wikipedia completed 10 years on December 10, 2013. Several training sessions, aka Wiki Academies, were planned by the Telugu Wikipedia community to mark the occasion. One such session, the Te-Wiki Shikshana Shibir was organised...
Source : DNA |
Category : National | City : Mumbai

Wikipedia’s most influential people: Carl Linnaeus, Jesus, Hitler, Michael Jackson

Please enable JavaScript to use My News, My Clippings, My Comments and user settings.Wikipedia’s...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald |
Category : International
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