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Google's Brin Donates $500K To Wikipedia

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Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin donated $500,000 to Wikipedia this week during the company's annual fundraiser. If you have been to Wikipedia this week you would have been hard pressed to avoid Founder Jimmy Wales personal plea. Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin donated $500,000 to Wikipedia this week during the company's annual fundraiser. If you have been to Wikipedia this week you would have been hard pressed to avoid Founder Jimmy Wales personal plea. 0 Comments

Search Wikia Asks Users to Share the Load

Wikia, the commercial site led by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, is taking the next step toward launching its open source, human-assisted Web search tool, Search Wikia, by buying distributed search crawler Grub from LookSmart. Wikia, the commercial site led by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, is taking the next step toward launching its open source, human-assisted Web search tool, Search Wikia, by buying distributed search crawler Grub from LookSmart. 0 Comments