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Wikipedia kills Encarta -- and Microsoft pronounces it dead
TechFlash, WA
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TechFlash | Wikipedia kills Encarta -- and Microsoft pronounces it ...
TechFlash, WA
"Why is it after seeing wasted money like this that people continue to believe that throwing more and more tax money at the Federal Government is a good thing? The most congested spot on the Eastside is the 520 bridge and the bridge on 520 over 202 to ...


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Victim Of Wikipedia: Microsoft To Shut Down Encarta
paidContent.org, CA
By Joseph Tartakoff - Mon 30 Mar 2009 11:59 AM PST Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) will discontinue both its MSN Encarta reference Web sites as well as its Encarta software, which have both been surpassed by rising competitors, like Wikipedia. ...


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Microsoft Encarta Officially Succumbs to Wikipedia
Mashable, CA
Do you remember what came in between printed enclyopedias and WikipediaWikipedia reviews? For many, the answer is Microsoft Encarta, which was distributed starting in the 90s via CD-ROM and more recently on the Web via MSN. ...


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Wikipedia Kills Encarta For Microsoft (MSFT)
The Business Insider, NY
Encarta, the Microsoft digital encyclopedia that debuted on CD-ROM in 1993, is finally being shut down. The lights will shut off on October 31, with Encarta Japan limping along until December 31. Not too surprising -- the site can't touch either the ...


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Microsoft nearly admits: Wikipedia killed Encarta
Computerworld, MA
Within the last few days Microsoft quietly announced it is killing its Encarta encyclopedia, with the actual date of death October, 2009. What it hinted at, but didn't quite say, was that Wikipedia killed it. The announcement about Encarta's impending ...


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Encarta to end after Wikipedia's rise
ABC Online, Australia
Microsoft plans to close its Encarta online encyclopedia, which competes in an arena dominated by communally-crafted free Internet reference source Wikipedia. The US software colossus says on October 31 it will turn off all its Encarta websites ...


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Microsoft done with Encarta as Wikipedia dominates the market
TechWhack, India
Looks like Microsoft has given up to Wikipedia as they have announced their decision to close down its Encarta online encyclopedia. Microsoft Encarta would be closed down in October this year in most markets around the world. ...


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Microsoft succumbs to Wikipedia juggernaut
Brisbane Times, Australia
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft plans to close its Encarta online encyclopedia, which competes in an arena dominated by communally-crafted free Internet reference source Wikipedia. The US software colossus said that on October 31 it would turn off all its ...


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Microsoft kills Encarta, Wikipedia to blame?
Neowin, Netherlands
According to the Encarta FAQ page, Microsoft is killing off the encyclopaedia--the 2009 versions, it would seem, will be the last. The MSN Encarta websites will, with the exception of the one serving the Japanese market, all be taken down on 31 October ...


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Microsoft kills Encarta after Wikipedia seriously injures it
TECH.BLORGE.com, Australia
By Dave Parrack Microsoft Encarta filled the void for encyclopedic content between the print editions losing favor and Web sites such as Wikipedia, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and Google Knol becoming essential tools. But it’s time has now come to an end ...


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Microsoft Encarta Dies After Long Battle With Wikipedia
New York Times Blogs, NY
By Noam Cohen Microsoft delivered the coup de grâce Monday to its dying Encarta encyclopedia, acknowledging what everyone else realized long ago: it just couldn’t compete with Wikipedia, a free, collaborative project that has become the leading ...


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Microsoft nearly admits: Wikipedia killed Encarta
Computerworld Australia, Australia
Within the last few days Microsoft quietly announced it is killing its Encarta encyclopedia, with the actual date of death October, 2009. What it hinted at, but didn't quite say, was that Wikipedia killed it. The announcement about Encarta's impending ...


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Microsoft gives in to Wikipedia and kills Encarta
PC Advisor, UK
Microsoft is shutting down its Encarta encyclopedia websites and will also discontinue its Student and Premium Encarta software products, in a move seen as an admission of defeat to free online services such as Wikipedia. "The category of traditional ...


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Wikipedia instantly updated to reflect Encarta’s demise
Good Morning Silicon Valley, CA
Geek that I am, I’ve always had a thing for reference books, one byproduct of being possessed by both a wide-ranging curiosity and a need for instant gratification. One of the things that made the school library such a comfortable place was the ...


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Victim of Wikipedia: Microsoft to shut down Encarta
guardian.co.uk, UK
Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) will discontinue both its MSN Encarta reference websites as well as its Encarta software, which have both been surpassed by rising competitors, like Wikipedia. In a message posted on the MSN Encarta Web site, Microsoft says, ...


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Wikipedia kills the Encarta
Crave, UK
By Ina Fried on 31 March 2009, 10:00am Microsoft has quietly confirmed that it's getting out of the encyclopaedia business, ending its long-standing Encarta product. As noted by Ars Technica, the software maker says it will discontinue all its online ...


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Victim Of Wikipedia: Microsoft To Shut Down Encarta
Forbes, NY
Microsoft will discontinue both its MSN Encarta reference Web sites as well as its Encarta software, which have both been surpassed by rising competitors, like Wikipedia. In a message posted on the MSN Encarta Web site, Microsoft (nasdaq: MSFT - news ...


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Victim Of Wikipedia: Microsoft To Shut Down Encarta
Alibaba News Channel, NEW YORK
Microsoft will discontinue both its MSN Encarta reference Web sites as well as its Encarta software, which have both been surpassed by rising competitors, like Wikipedia. In a message posted on the MSN Encarta Web site, Microsoft (nasdaq: MSFT - news ...


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Wikipedia brings end of Encarta 10:32AM, Tuesday 31st March 2009
PC Pro, UK
Microsoft has confirmed that it's pulling the plug on its Encarta encyclopaedia software, as Wikipedia continues to dominate the online reference market. In a message on the Encarta website, Microsoft tacitly admits that Wikipedia has pulled the rug on ...


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Microsoft Encarta Dies After Long Battle With Wikipedia
New York Times, United States
By Noam Cohen Microsoft delivered the coup de grâce Monday to its dying Encarta encyclopedia, acknowledging what everyone else realized long ago: it just couldn’t compete with Wikipedia, a free, collaborative project that has become the leading ...


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Wikipedia 1 Microsoft's Encarta 0
Channel 4 News, UK
The success of the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia forces Microsoft to discontinue its own rival service Encarta. The Microsoft giant has announced that it will stop distributing the DVD version at the end of June and that the website will be closed at ...


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Wikipedia's success means the end of Encarta
France24, France
Online encyclopedia Encarta, which is owned by Microsoft, will shut down all around the world on October 31, except in Japan where it will last until December 31. The success of Internet reference source Wikipedia is thought to be the cause. ...


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Microsoft accepts defeat to Wikipedia and kills off Encarta
Times Online, UK
Microsoft has announced it will kill off Encarta, its encyclopaedia software and website, later this year, which has crumbled in the face of competition from Wikipedia, the leading encyclopaedia on the web. After nearly 15 years since it arrived on ...


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Encarta to end after Wikipedia's rise
ABC Science Online, Australia
Microsoft plans to close its Encarta online encyclopedia, which competes in an arena dominated by communally-crafted free Internet reference source Wikipedia. The US software colossus says on October 31 it will turn off all its Encarta websites ...


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Microsoft to Shut Down Encarta, Can't Compete with Wikipedia
Seeking Alpha, NY
Microsoft (MSFT) is preparing to shut down Encarta, the digital encyclopedia it first launched in 1993 as a direct competitor to old reference standbys like Encyclopedia Britannica. The encyclopedia, which for years was based on optical media and ...


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Microsoft, Closing Encarta, Can't Utter the Word Wikipedia
BNET, Ca
By Catharine P. Taylor | March 31st, 2009 @ 9:10 am Strange to read about Microsoft’s plan to close Encarta today, if only because I can’t think of the last time that Encarta even entered my mind, and as a blogger, I’ma particularly heavy user of ...


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Done In By Wikipedia, Microsoft To Shut Down Encarta
ChannelWeb, NY
Microsoft said on its MSN Web site Monday that it would shut down its Encarta encyclopedia by the end of October, citing the widespread availability of reference materials through Wikipedia and other places on the Web. ...


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Microsoft Encarta discontinued, due to Wikipedia popularity
T3, UK
Microsoft has announced that from October 2009, MSN Encarta and Microsoft Student and Encarta Premium services will cease to exist. Anyone who has paid for a subscription to MSN Encarta Premium beyond April 30, 2009 will be getting a refund and they’ll ...


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Encarta dies, passes baton to Wikipedia
ZDNet Blogs
But why? I’ll admit now that Encarta hasn’t always been at the forefront of my mind when researching something; nor has it been a major part of my studies, life in general or search results on Google. Encarta still has a lot to give, even if I’m not ...


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Encarta joins dinosaurs as Wikipedia thrives
The Daily Deal (subscription), NY
It may not be 100% reliable, but for the vast number of Internet surfers, user-updated online encyclopedia Wikipedia is just fine. It's so fine that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) has decided to let its Encarta encyclopedia join the ranks of ...


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Microsoft's Encarta falls victim to Wikipedia
Earthtimes (press release), UK
San Francisco - Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it was terminating its Encarta online encyclopedia, as the world's largest software company found it too difficult to compete with the challenge of its collaborative competitor Wikipedia. ...


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Microsoft's Encarta falls victim to Wikipedia
Monsters and Critics.com
San Francisco - Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it was terminating its Encarta online encyclopedia, as the world's largest software company found it too difficult to compete with the challenge of its collaborative competitor Wikipedia. ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
Sun-Sentinel.com, FL
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
KFSM, AR
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
Chicago Tribune, United States
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
Orlando Sentinel, FL
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
Newsday, NY
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft's Encarta falls victim to Wikipedia
TopNews, India
San Francisco - Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it was terminating its Encarta online encyclopedia, as the world's largest software company found it too difficult to compete with the challenge of its collaborative competitor Wikipedia. ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
fox4kc.com, Kansas City
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft's Encarta falls victim to Wikipedia
EfluxMedia News, New York
By Chris Georg San Francisco - Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it was terminating its Encarta online encyclopedia, as the world's largest software company found it too difficult to compete with the challenge of its collaborative competitor ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
FOX6Now.com Milwaukee, WI
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
KFSM, AR
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
WNEP-TV, PA
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft to shutter online encyclopedia Encarta this year ...
WQAD, IL
By AP REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp.'s digital encyclopedia, Encarta, might have pushed its printed competitors off the shelves in some homes. Now Encarta itself has fallen victim to changes in technology, made all but obsolete by the likes of ...


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Microsoft Scraps Encarta In Face Of Wikipedia’s Popularity
RedOrbit, TX
Microsoft Corp has announced it will end its digital encyclopedia later this year largely due to the increased popularity of competing similar services on the Web like Wikipedia. Microsoft on Tuesday announced it plans to discontinue its MSN Encarta ...


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