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TECH 17 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Wikipedia ‘doing very well financially’: co-founder

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said May 16 that the free online encyclopaedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations.

TECH 13 Sep 2018 | 9:30 AM

From music to news, EU moves to protect online copyright

The European Union wants to shake up the way Internet companies handle media, e-books, digital music, news articles and other content posted online by better protecting the rights of the authors and creators.

Technology 13 Sep 2018 | 12:14 AM Premium

EU advances on copyright bill opposed by Silicon Valley

New rules would force tech giants to pay publishers more for content

TECH 28 Aug 2018 | 5:19 AM

Brussels gripped by lobbying war over copyright law

It has been dubbed one of the most brutal lobbying wars in Brussels history, pitting media firms and Paul McCartney on one side against Big Tech and Internet freedom denizens on the other.

TECH 29 Jun 2018 | 4:33 AM

Creative industries hit back at Internet critics of EU copyright revamp

Europe's music, broadcasting and publishing industries have hit back at Internet critics of an EU overhaul of copyright rules, saying claims the reforms might lead to the demise of the internet amount to misinformation and scaremongering.

TECH 20 Jun 2018 | 11:40 AM

EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favour of tougher copyright rules on June 20.

TECH 23 May 2018 | 10:35 AM

Zuckerberg to face pressure on taxes in meeting with Macron

Fresh from saying “sorry” to European lawmakers, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds talks with Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday where he will face renewed pressure over his company’s tax policies.

TECH 26 Apr 2017 | 2:25 AM

Wikipedia founder aims to 'fix the news' with crowd-funded website

The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will counter the spread of fake news.

World 25 Apr 2017 | 8:40 PM

Wikipedia founder aims to 'fix the news' with collaborative website

LONDON (Reuters) - The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will counter the spread of fake news.