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How you connected Angola and Australiaupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 02:10:00

For our seventh set of countries, we asked you to connect Australia and Angola. Both countries start with the letter, "A," but beyond that, their links aren't that apparent.

It's tricky for wikis and online encyclopedias in Chinaupdated: Wed Oct 14 2009 22:35:00

When Jimmy Wales visited the headquarters of last month, he had one question for its founder: is it possible for Wikipedia to be the number one online encyclopedia in China?

Commentary: Create a tech-friendly U.S. governmentupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 13:35:00

The incoming Obama administration's plan to appoint the first national chief technology officer unequivocally emphasizes the new team's belief that technology isn't ancillary or extraneous to governance, and instead that it's an integral part of the effective running of a democratic superpower.

Principal Voices: Jimmy Walesupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 04:58:00

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, tells CNN that he believes Wikipedia will give the world free access to the sum of human knowledge.

The man behind Wikipediaupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 04:58:00

Jimmy Wales began the successful peer-reviewed encyclopedia Wikipedia in 2001. Is Facebook the Future of Search?updated: Wed Feb 06 2008 14:00:00

The Web used to be a place where we went to seek information. But with the rise of social networks, we're barraged with a constant stream of data, requested or not

Google to offer AIMupdated: Tue Dec 11 2007 09:46:00

CNN's Veronica de la Cruz reports on Google offering AIM for Gmail users, plus Britney Spears on eBay.

Business 2.0: The Wales Rules for Web 2.0updated: Wed Apr 04 2007 14:30:00

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales was in the Web 2.0 business before there was such a term. He has five rules for tapping the enthusiasm of users.

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