Posts Tagged ‘Wikipedia’

Mississippi Power wants rate hike, mainly for Kemper plant

GULFPORT — Mississippi Power Co. has filed documents with state regulators for a net rate increase of 11.35 percent. The company says customer impact will vary with electricity usage. Company spokeswoman Cindy Duvall says Mississippi Power made three separate filings late Tuesday to the Public Service Commission. Duvall says two were for increases and one […] [...]

Personhood supporters form political action committee

NEW ALBANY — Supporters of the so-called personhood movement, which defines life as beginning at fertilization, have formed a political action committee (PAC) to help elect anti-abortion candidates and to educate voters. The Mississippi personhood amendment was defeated by voters Nov. 8. Les Riley and the board of Personhood Mississippi announced Wednesday that they have […] [...]

Google drops $2 million on Wikimedia Foundation

“Google has donated $2 million to the Wikimedia Foundation!” That was the big, albeit informal, announcement posted today on the Twitter account of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. The technology blogs are still buzzing about the search engine empire’s contribution to the non-profit charitable organization, famous for it’s massive online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. The grant will reportedly […] [...]

Jimbo, King of the wiki people

by Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Jimmy Wales, Q&A, technology, Wikia, Wikipedia

If technology is responsible for leveling the playing field in everything from business and society to the marketplace of ideas, then Jimmy Wales is one of the movement’s most ardent groundskeepers. The founder of Wikipedia and the well-traveled face of its for-profit counterpart Wikia, was raised in Huntsville, Ala., by a grocery store owner and […] [...]

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