Look up a female scientist or technologist on Wikipedia, and you might not find what you're looking for. Many don't have detailed pages or any page at all on the free online encyclopedia created by contributors, the vast majority of them men.Thursday, 17 October, 2013, 9:30pm
When Yuan Mingli posted the first Chinese-language entry on Wikipedia in November 2002, he had no idea that the website was on the verge of becoming a globally influential movement. Yuan, then a 26-year-old postgraduate student at Peking University, only intended to create an online "notebook".5 Aug 2013 - 10:30am
The new “digital public library” set to launch this month aims to provide an alternative to Google for those looking for American cultural information online.14 Apr 2013 - 12:38pm
The foundation behind Wikipedia has accused the French DCRI domestic intelligence agency of forcing a volunteer to remove an article because it was deemed to contain military secrets.
The article on the free online encyclopedia, created in July 2009, dealt with a military radar station in Puy-de-Dome in south central France.8 Apr 2013 - 4:45am
Second inquest returns same Winehouse ruling9 Jan 2013 - 4:18am
The creators of Wikipedia are looking to expand their Asian network of contributors through the annual Wikimania conference, which takes place in Hong Kong next year. But the mainland remains a low priority because of internet censorship.1 Oct 2012 - 6:51pm
Since its inception 20years ago, the World Wide Web has revolutionised the way we communicate, work and socialise. Never before has a single invention spread across the globe with such speed and influence - transforming so many people's lives in such a profound way.3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and two government departments have been caught up in the embarrassing Wikipedia editing storm sweeping the globe.
A search using the Wikiscanner program has revealed Mr Tsang's profile was subjected to extensive favourable editing at the height of his re-election quest from Bank of East Asia offices, where he was running his campaign.26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
China losing representation since online encyclopaedia barred to mainland users, claims founder
Jimmy Wales, founder of the open-forum internet encyclopaedia Wikipedia, vowed yesterday he would not go down the same path as search engine Google by bowing to pressure from Beijing to censor sensitive articles.27 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
JEROMY CHAN YU had some trouble with the European names when he was translating an article on the Hapsburg dynasty from English to Chinese. The 19-year-old found help online from some Germans, who suggested he work from the original German names rather than their English versions. 'I don't mind getting help or criticism,' says Chan.4 May 2006 - 12:00am