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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › BomisBomis - Wikipedia

    Bomis. Bomis ( / ˈbɒmɪs /, rhyming with "promise") [14] was a dot-com company best known for supporting the creations of free-content online-encyclopedia projects Nupedia and Wikipedia. [9] It was co-founded in 1996 by Jimmy Wales, Tim Shell, and Michael Davis. [15] [16] [17] By 2007, the company was inactive, with its Wikipedia-related ...

    • Bomis Premium, Bomis Babes, Bomis Babe Report, The Babe Engine, Bomis Browser
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  2. Bomis was an Internet company created in 1996 by Jimmy Wales, Tim Shell, and Michael Davis. Bomis is best known for having supported the creation of the projects Nupedia and Wikipedia . Bomis was popular for hosting entertainment-, sports- and sexual-themed sites. When Nupedia started, Larry Sanger was hired to be the editor-in-chief for the ...

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Jimmy_WalesJimmy Wales - Wikipedia

    Jimmy Wales. Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (born August 7, 1966) is a British-American [3] Internet entrepreneur, webmaster, and former financial trader. He is a co-founder of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the for-profit wiki hosting service Fandom (formerly Wikia). He has worked on other online projects, including Bomis, Nupedia ...

    • Jimbo (screen name)
    • Jimmy Donal Wales, August 7, 1966 (age 57), Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
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  5. Bomis Koori IV was a planet in the Mid Rim, and was the main gathering point of Corporate Alliance defensive forces on the surrounding worlds during the Clone Wars. Bomis Koori IV belonged to a pocket of Koorivar colony worlds, it hosted Corporate Alliance factories were responsible for the largest production of battle droids in the Mid Rim. As a build-up to the inevitable Battle of Bomis ...

  6. en.wikiquote.org › wiki › BomisBomis - Wikiquote

    Bomis. Bomis was a dot-com company founded in 1996 by Jimmy Wales, Tim Shell, and Michael Davis. Its primary business was the sale of advertising on the Bomis.com search portal, and to provide support for the free encyclopedia projects Nupedia and Wikipedia. The name was an acronym of Bitter Old Men in Suits.

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › NupediaNupedia - Wikipedia

    Nupedia was an English-language online encyclopedia whose articles were written by volunteer contributors with appropriate subject matter expertise, reviewed by expert editors before publication, and licensed as free content. It was founded by Jimmy Wales and underwritten by Bomis, with Larry Sanger as editor-in-chief.

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