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Wikimedia Highlights, July 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for July 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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Wikimedia Highlights, June 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for June 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, June 2014

1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Revamped Wikipedia app for Android, and new optimized view for tablet users
3.2 Media viewer released on all wikis
3.3 First impact assessment of FDC grants (APG)
3.4 Term of Use amended with transparency requirements for paid editing
4 Engineering


Wikimedia engineering report, August 2014

Major news in August includes: the Wikimania 2014 conference in London, and the associated hackathon; a statement on Wikipedia Zero and net neutrality; progress on the new content translation tool and its passing the milestone of 100 translated articles.


Wikimedia engineering report, July 2014

Major news in July include: a recap of how the Operations team collaborated with the RIPE NCC to measure the delivery of Wikimedia sites to users in Asia and elsewhere; an analysis of the impact of the San Francisco data center on the speed of Wikimedia sites; the launch of…

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Wikimedia engineering report, June 2014

Major news in June include: the release of the new Wikipedia for Android app, preceded by its beta version; the decision to move away from Bugzilla in favor of Phabricator; A new tablet view for Wikimedia sites. Note: We’re also providing a shorter, simpler and translatable version of this report…

"GLEE FDC update - Metrics June 5" by KLove (WMF), under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wikimedia Foundation Report, May 2014

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of May (June 5, 2014) Contents 1 Data…

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Wikipedia Signpost report: WikiProject Cities

Last week, the English Wikipedia community-written newsletter, Wikipedia Signpost, interviewed two members of WikiProject Cities, users Student7 and JonRidinger. A WikiProject is a team of contributors who wish to improve Wikipedia.


Wikimedia engineering report, May 2014

Major news in May include: changes to the mobile site to better show the editors behind the curtain; the announcement of CyrusOne in Dallas as the location of the new Wikimedia data center; the Zürich hackathon and Lila Tretikov’s perspective on it; experiments by the Growth team to encourage more…

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Wikimedia Highlights, April 2014

The Wikimedia Labs platform enables volunteers to host software tools to support the community’s work, and to get involved in the technical operations of Wikimedia servers. As part of the Foundation’s ongoing work to reduce reliance on the old data center in Tampa, Florida (USA), Labs was moved to the new data center in Ashburn, Virginia in April, completing several months of work by WMF staff and by volunteers who operate Labs projects.