Google’s competitor to Wikipedia

Google has launched a competitor to Wikipedia. Called Knol or Knols – we’re not quite sure – it features articles (or “knols” – units of knowledge – written by a single author but voted upon by readers. Lifehacker points out that, now Wikipedia makes up the top result in such a large proportion of searches, it was inevitable that Google would want some of the traffic for itself. The Google account on the Official Google Blog, is here.

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