[Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata-l] large donation by Yandex

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 09:19:09 UTC 2013

Lydia Pintscher, 06/06/2013 11:14:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm happy to let you know that Yandex, an internet company from
> Russia, made a donation of 150000 Euro to Wikimedia Deutschland for
> further development of the core of Wikidata. It's great to see more
> companies stepping up in not only using Wikidata but actively
> supporting its development.
> The official press release is at
> https://www.wikimedia.de/wiki/Pressemitteilungen/PM_06_13_Wikidata_Yandex

Wow! I hope in the future they're also interested in collaborating on an 
open source translation memory project: we already use their machine 
translation service in Translate (enabled on translatewiki.net but not 
Wikimedia projects).


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