Owner of the Goldsmiths jewellery chain backs Dreams founder's bid to buy beds retailer back from lenders, Sky News understands.
(3 months and 12 days ago)
In the past few seconds, someone from Canada edited the Wikipedia page for The Hangover Part III while another person in Fresno, California tweaked the page for Armenian cuisine. It keeps on going. The world is constantly editing Wikipedia, whether it be for a 'List of Playstation 2 games' or 'Status of same-sex marriage' or 'Airbnb', we're all crowdsourcing are smartness....
(7 days ago)
Allegations that a British Petroleum (BP) employee originally wrote parts of the oil giant's official Wikipedia entry, including sections about the company's environmental record, have called into question the ethics of both Wikipedia and BP. For the past year, Arturo Silva, a full-time employee at BP's Corporate Communications department in Houston, Texas, has evidently...
(2 months and 1 day ago)
It goes without saying that students use Wikipedia extensively, probably more than any other social group. Although the website's founder Jimmy Wales once warned readers not to use the website for academic purposes, American research shows that the majority of students browse its pages when researching essays. Most universities and academics distrust the service, my...
(8 days ago)
The founder of Bikram yoga is embroiled in a sex scandal, after a former student accused him of discrimination and sexual harassment. Bikram Choudhury, the 67-year-old founder of the popular “hot yoga” franchise, stands accused of forcing his student to give him massages, brush his hair, and have sex with him.
(1 month and 23 days ago)
The founder of Skype and one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Facebook float have backed a plan to provide...
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In a New York Times op-ed, writer Amanda Filipacchi shared her discovery that sexism on Wikipedia is intrusively shaping how women are represented, and in this case, how women are sometimes categorized as a special subset within a broader occupation. While the veracity of this claim is being debated and questioned within the Wikipedia community (many are pointing out that...
(24 days ago)
It takes a certain sort of person to check his or her Wikipedia entry carefully. And one such is Rachel Johnson.
(8 days ago)
One of the internet's most ubiquitous sites, Wikipedia, is facing a shortage of new volunteers that threatens its future growth.
(3 months and 7 days ago)
Anonymous computer geeks, with their own agenda, are selectively editing American History articles and biographies on Wikipedia. Many of these information-control-by-stealth operators are foreign nationals.In an interview on March 25, 2013 the...
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