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Wikipedia Imposes A 24 Hour Shutdown To Protest Over Web Piracy Bill

Wikimedia Foundation to Develop Its Own Search Engine

The Wikimedia Foundation received a $250,000 grant to support its early stages of search engine project, The Knowledge Engine. The project will develop a search engine that goes across Wikipedia and other Wikimedia’s services, allowing users to obtain relevant information more easily.

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English Wikipedia hits 5-Million articles milestone

After fifteen years of being an online encyclopaedia for people all over the world, the English-language version of Wikipedia now has five million articles. According to Gizmodo, the article that hit the five million mark was an entry on persoonia terminalis, which is a shrub that can be found in eastern Australia.

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