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Wikimedia Commons reaches 1 million media files
In just over two years since its launch, Wikimedia Commons, a free media repository, has grown to include over 1 million different files. The millionth upload was a photograph of the pygmy hippopotamus exhibit at the Singapore Zoo. The Commons community also created a 1200-picture mosaic representing the Wikimedia logo in honor of the occasion. Read more... (30 November 2006)


UN agency APDIP donates 15 e-Primers to Wikibooks
The United Nations Development Program has released the rights of 15 books to the GNU Free License, making them available to Wikibooks, a Wikimedia Foundation project. By letting the public edit the books, the UN agency hopes the technical publications will be perpetually improved and up-to-date. Read more... (16 November 2006)