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Google Gives Donation of $2 Million to WikiMedia Foundation

Google, The Search Engine giant has donated $2 Million to Wikimedia Foundation, organization that operates Wikipedia.

Wikipedia Founder (Jimmy Wales) and one of Wikimedia Foundation Advisory board members, Mitch Kapor announced the donation through tweets. Either side is yet to make any official comments. Announcement should probably be made public tomorrow.


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This donation shows the munificence of Google to open web-promoting organizations.

Having said that, donation came almost after a year and a half since the launch of Google’s Wikipedia competitor “Google Knol”. Google Knol’s epic failure might be the reason for the donation to wikipedia.

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