A group of grade 12 pupils asked all South Africa's cellphone providers for free Wikipedia on their phones, and they got it.
Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number.
A seemingly meticulous entry about a 17th century conflict between colonial Portugal and India's Maratha empire has been outed as a hoax.
Niren Tolsi goes deep into the web to find the underground world that lives on the Hidden Wiki.
The public knowledge website is more than a decade old and remains among the top 10 Internet sites in the world, but some say it is becoming dowdy.
Visits to the mobile version of Wikipedia's website rose by more than 1-million on Wednesday after the blackout in protest of US anti-piracy bills.
The protest against Sopa and Pipa has shown that governments of all stripes need to fear the internet, writes Alistair Fairweather.
As US websites black out their content to fight SOPA, local analysts say the US anti-piracy Bill could seriously affect South African consumers too.
"Scorpions", says Wikipedia, "are eight-legged venomous arachnids. They have a long body with an extended tail with a sting.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales hopes that Wikia Search will break Google's domination as the world's most widely used internet search engine.
When a blogger revealed earlier this year that Microsoft wanted to pay him to fix purported inaccuracies in technical articles on Wikipedia, the software company endured online slams and a rebuke from the web encyclopedia's founder for behaving unethically. But why is it so bad to pay someone to write something on Wikipedia?