Browsing the "Wikipedia" Tag

Wikipedia Has ‘Zero Interest’ in an ICO, Says Jimmy Wales

| Daniel Palmer

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said the not-for-profit online encyclopedia platform will "never" hold an ICO or issue its own cryptocurrency.

Baidu’s ‘Wikipedia’ Now Logs Revisions on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Chinese search giant Baidu has turned to blockchain technology in order to make its online encyclopedia more traceable and transparent.

Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Plans Token Airdrop in June

| Nikhilesh De

Decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia announced it would airdrop its IQ tokens to members in June.

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Novogratz’s ‘Crypto-Bank’ Is Backing Everipedia’s Blockchain Pivot

| Nikhilesh De

Galaxy Digital, the crypto-asset merchant bank launched by former fund manager Mike Novogratz, has made its first major investment.

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Encyclopedia Blockchainica: Wikipedia Co-Founder to Disrupt His Own Creation

| Michael del Castillo

The co-founder of Wikipedia has joined has joined a venture-backed blockchain startup as its new chief information officer.

Wikipedia Founder: ICOs Can Be ‘Absolute Scams’

| Nikhilesh De

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told CNBC that investors should be "very wary" of ICOs, which he referred to as "absolute scams."

Wikipedia Raises $140k in First Week of Bitcoin Donations

| Stan Higgins

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia, has reported $140k in first-week bitcoin donations.

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Coinbase Drops Bitcoin Processing Fees for Non-Profits

| Daniel Palmer

Coinbase will let registered non-profit organisations accept bitcoin through its merchant tools for free.

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

| Stan Higgins

Wikipedia's parent company, the Wikimedia Foundation, now accepts bitcoin donations thanks to a partnership with payment processor Coinbase.

Jimmy Wales Reveals Wikimedia is ‘Cautious’ About Accepting Bitcoin

| Roop Gill

Jimmy Wales said in a Twitter conversation that Wikimedia was “cautious” about the Internet encyclopaedia accepting bitcoin donations.