Posts Tagged ‘ Wikipedia ’

More Bad News For Adobe & Flash – Wikipedia Is Going Open Video

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts

Adobe already has trouble on its hands over Apple’s decision to not support Flash on the iPhone and the iPad – and the general public’s “meh” response. Now Adobe’s got bigger Flash problems. The Open Video Alliance, which includes Mozilla, Kaltura, Miro, and Yale Law School, are joining forces to bring video to Wikipedia – […]

UK Schools Dumping History For Twitter, Wikipedia & Podcasts

Mar 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General

The Guardian reports that UK primary schools may soon dump studying things like the Second World War and the Victorians in favor of Twitter, Wikipedia and podcasts: The proposed curriculum, which would mark the biggest change to primary schooling in a decade, strips away hundreds of specifications about the scientific, geographical and historical knowledge pupils […]

Google Wants To Pay You To Kill Wikipedia

Jul 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Google today announced Knol – an alternative to Wikipedia that promises to pay authors. Getting Google’s advertising onto more and more pages is key to the company’s growth. Wikipedia poses an obstacle to Google’s growth, though, because it’s ad-free and quickly becoming becoming the most popular source for information on all sorts of topics. To […]