19 Nov '11, 12am

Google co-founder, wife donate US$500k to Wikimedia

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife have donated US$500,000 (S$649,549) to the Wikimedia Foundation that runs free online encyclopaedia Wikipedia. The grant was made by the Brin Wojcicki Foundation founded by Mr Brin and his wife, Anne Wojcicki, the co-founder of 23andMe, a personal genetics company, the Brin Wojcicki Foundation said in a statement on Friday. The non-profit Wikimedia Foundation launched its annual fundraising drive this week and visitors to Wikipedia.org are currently met with an appeal for donations from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Google donated US$2 million to the Wikimedia Foundation last year.

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