Wikipedia

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    HTML/ScrInject.B trojan ESET warning on Wikipedia link

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debt-trap_diplomacy The above link is to an article associated with China's foreign debt policies. The Wikipedia article is fine, going to that page is safe. However, if you search down into the footnotes you will find that I edited in a warning that one...
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    Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from www.wikipedia.org (for example, passw

    I am getting this error from past 20 days. I am not able to open wikipedia and many sites.. I have read many forums and tried many solutions but not yet resolved. Please give me a proper solution. Thanks in advance Keshav Gupta "www.wikipedia.org normally uses encryption to protect your...
  3. joaompp

    who makes the real adblock software?

    There are so many derivatives/clones of the original AdBlock, which is the original that debuted with FireFox back in the day? It's driving me crazy. Wikipedia said http://www.getadblock.com is the original, but I'm not 100% sure.
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    root kit removeable tools

    HI,I was reading an article in WIKIPEDIA about root kits and it appears these nasty little buggers are almost impossible to remove them. Does anybody have any good ideas about how to go about checking a PC to see if it is infected and if it is how to clean it,thanks
  5. ShadowsVoid

    What is DirectX?

    go to Wikipedia and it talks about lots of other things I don't understand. I know it's some interface that's sends instructions to your graphics card, but that's it. Anyone got a good definition?
  6. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia Raises $25 Million During Fundraising Campaign

    Wikimedia announces end of ninth annual fundraiser. Wikipedia Raises $25 Million During Fundraising Campaign : Read more
  7. JMcEntegart

    Cards Against Humanity Donates $70,000 to Wikipedia

    That should please Mr. Wales. Cards Against Humanity Donates $70,000 to Wikipedia : Read more
  8. foshizz

    Where should I start?

    I want to learn more about programming. On Wikipedia, I understand most of the information pertaining to apache and MySQL and such, but I don't have any context. I understand what it's trying to say, the LAMP architecture and all, but I need a foundation. If I want to learn a computer language...
  9. exfileme

    Welcome To The World's First Wikipedia Town

    Seeing those square QR codes everywhere could get a little ugly. Welcome To The World's First Wikipedia Town : Read more
  10. exfileme

    Wikipedia Warns of Malware Injecting Ads on Pages

    There's a new malware in town that likes to inject advertisements on Wikipedia. Wikipedia Warns of Malware Injecting Ads on Pages : Read more
  11. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia to Go Dark Tomorrow in Opposition of SOPA

    Wikipedia is joining Reddit and Boing Boing in their plans for a blackout. Wikipedia to Go Dark Tomorrow in Opposition of SOPA : Read more
  12. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia's Banners Raise $20 Million

    Wave goodbye to the banners. Wikipedia's Banners Raise $20 Million : Read more
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    Is graphics card necessary for 2nd generation i3 laptops wikipedia

    Is graphics card necessary for 2nd generation i3 laptops.
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    Is There a Female Gender Bias in Wikipedia?

    Wikipedia is geared much more to a male audience than to females, a new study published by the University of Minnesota suggests. Is There a Female Gender Bias in Wikipedia? : Read more
  15. exfileme

    Man Suing Craigslist, Wikipedia for 1 Billion

    A man claims that Wikipedia and Craigslist promotes child porn and prostitution. Man Suing Craigslist, Wikipedia for 1 Billion : Read more
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    8-bit Tech Powered Wikipedia Reader Only $20

    Now if only it can play Mario and PacMan... 8-bit Tech Powered Wikipedia Reader Only $20 : Read more
  17. exfileme

    FBI to Wikipedia: You Can't Use Our Seal

    The FBI threatened Wikipedia with legal action if the official seal isn't removed. FBI to Wikipedia: You Can't Use Our Seal : Read more
  18. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia Founder Caught in 'Porn Purge' Debate

    The past few weeks have seen some activity over at Wikipedia that has resulted in founder Jimmy Wales relinquishing his top-level admin rights on the community-created encyclopedia. Wikipedia Founder Caught in 'Porn Purge' Debate : Read more
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    What is the Best way to Download The entire wikipedia?

    Hey guys, a few month's ago i heard its possibly to d/l the entire Wikipedia site....im looking into it now and as far as i can tell there are 3 different ways to to download. however im not sure what each one means and which way would be best? I guess ill let you know that Hard drive space is...
  20. JMcEntegart

    Angry Irish Soccer Fans Invade Wikipedia, Twitter

    Irish soccor fans are furious and they're using every form of social media available to vent. Angry Irish Soccer Fans Invade Wikipedia, Twitter : Read more
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    First Look: WikiReader, Wikipedia In Your Pocket

    Hold the world's knowledge in your palm! First Look: WikiReader, Wikipedia In Your Pocket : Read more
  22. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia to Highlight Edits from New Users

    Wikipedia is adding coloring coding to editing, making it easier for users to see what's been written by untrustworthy sources. Wikipedia to Highlight Edits from New Users : Read more
  23. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia to Impose New Restrictions on Editing

    Wikipedia is taking steps toward adding an additional layer of editing that will restrict edits that can be made to articles about living people. Wikipedia to Impose New Restrictions on Editing : Read more
  24. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia Launches Official iPhone App

    There's an app for everything and now Wikipedia has its own official application for iPhoners. Wikipedia Launches Official iPhone App : Read more
  25. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia Bans Church of Scientology

    The Church of Scientology is no longer allowed to edit Wikipedia entries. Wikipedia Bans Church of Scientology : Read more
  26. JMcEntegart

    Search Google and Wikipedia Simultaneously

    There are buckets of useless firefox add-ons out there but Googlepedia is not one of them. Search Google and Wikipedia Simultaneously : Read more
  27. r_manic

    Surfing Wikipedia on a 300 Baud Modem

    Wow I never realized modems looked like that back in 1964. And I never realized it could take nearly a minute to load the front page of Wikipedia on a text browser! http://www.youtube.com/v/X9dpXHnJXaE&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 What I don't understand though was how he was able to get the antique modem...
  28. JMcEntegart

    Web 2.0 to be Taught in Schools

    A UK newspaper today reports that a proposal to change the primary school curriculum will see children learn about social media, how to use Twitter and become more familiar with blogging, podcasts and Wikipedia. Web 2.0 to be Taught in Schools : Read more
  29. JMcEntegart

    Britannica Adds a Dash of Wikipedia

    Soon after rumors started doing the rounds that Wikipedia was going to limit the ability to edit articles, Britannica has said it will allow users to contribute to articles. Britannica Adds a Dash of Wikipedia : Read more
  30. JMcEntegart

    Wikipedia to Start Restricting Editing?

    One of the biggest problems people have with Wikipedia is that the site can be edited by anyone. Sure, the user generated content means that Wikipedia is constantly growing with more and more information available to users. Wikipedia to Start Restricting Editing? : Read more
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    Wikipedia Beefs Up Multimedia Backend

    According to Jon Brodkin of PCWorld, Wikipedia has recently invested in significant backend upgrades in order to accommodate upcoming increases in multimedia size restrictions.  Up to present, users have been relatively limited in the size of any images Wikipedia Beefs Up Multimedia Backend ...
  32. JMcEntegart

    Google Rolls Out the Next Wikipedia

    A lot of people like Wikipedia for the simple reason that it’s written by normal, average, everyday people like you and me. Anyone can contribute an article and similarly, anyone can edit or change an existing article... Google Rolls Out the Next Wikipedia : Read more
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    Wikia Search To Offer Community-driven Search Engine Facilities

    San Francisco (CA) - An extension of the idea behind Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia which is driven by the user community, is about to be extended to a new search engine. An early alpha version of Wikia Search went online today, allowing for users Wikia Search To Offer Community-driven...
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    Google Takes on Wikipedia With Knol

    Google is gunning for Wikipedia with a new service called Knol that aims to capitalize on the growing popularity of social encyclopedias. The Google Knol (defined as a "unit of knowledge") project is in closed trials right now with no word on when it w Google Takes on Wikipedia With Knol : Read...
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    Jeri Ellsworth in Wikipedia

    Archived from groups: comp.sys.cbm,alt.c64,rec.games.video.classic (More info?) Thanks to FCUG member, Mitch Zollinger, for pointing this out to me. Jeri Ellsworth, designer of the CommodoreOne and the C64 DTV, is now listed in Wikipedia, the free on-line encyclopedia. To read the Wikipedia...
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    Where can I find the technical specs on the (retired) anal..

    Archived from groups: alt.tv.tech.hdtv (More info?) Where can I find the technical specs on the (retired) analog MUSE HDTV system? Wikipedia lacks info.