Automattic Experiments With Selfies App For Android

A couple of days ago, an acquaintance on Twitter pointed out the website for Selfies, a new social app from Automattic, best known as the company behind Wordpress. I found it odd that the app was out

Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg Talks Funding, Investing And The Future Of WordPress

Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg today took the stage at Disrupt NY for a wide-ranging chat with our co-editor Alexia Tsotsis. During the conversation, he touched upon everything from raising the company

Automattic Buys Scroll Kit, A Code-Free Website Builder That Once Got Legal Heat From The NYT

WordPress maker Automattic's acquisition spree to build out its platform continues apace. Today comes news that it has acquired Scroll Kit, a New York-based startup that had developed a platform for p

Matt Mullenweg Becomes Automattic CEO As Toni Schneider Shifts Focus To New Products

WordPress creator and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg is taking over as CEO of the company, it was announced today. He takes over for Toni Schneider, who has been CEO of Automattic for just over eig

Automattic Will Finally Stand Up To Bogus DMCA Takedowns

Automattic, the Wordpress hosting company, has long followed the letter of the DMCA in respect to copyright. This means that the company will side with a complainant rather than a customer, essentiall

Automattic Acquires File-Sharing Service Cloudup To Build A Faster Media Library And Enable Co-Editing

<a target="_blank" href="">Automattic</a>, the parent company of, has acquired <a href="

Mullenweg Wants WordPress To Power A Majority Of All Websites

Just months after Tiger Global Management <a href="">paid $50 million<

Automattic Adds New Media Explorer Tool For Quick Twitter, YouTube Embeds In

<a target="_blank" href="">Automattic</a>, the parent company of the popular publishing platform <a target="_blank" href=""></a>, has released a n

Automattic Acqui-Hires Lean Domain Search To Improve Its Domain Registration Service

Matt Mazur's Lean Domain Search launched on Hacker News in January 2012. Today, Mazur announced that the tool, which makes it easy to find available domain names based on a keyword, was acquired by Wo Maker Automattic Sells $50 Million In Secondary Offering To Tiger Global

Automattic, the company behind publishing platform WordPress, has <a target="_blank" href="">sold $50 million in a secondary offering</a> led by investment ma Launches Portfolio Vertical For Photographers, Painters And Designers

Automattic, the parent company of, just announced that it is rolling out a vertical for portfolio sites. This, the company says, is meant to allow photographers, videographers, illustrat

Automattic Launches Jetpack 2.0 For Self-Hosted WordPress Sites, Includes Free Image Offloading, Infinite Scroll & More

Automattic, the company behind the popular WordPress content management and blogging platform, just launched Jetpack 2.0, which brings a number of <a target="_blank" href="">WordP

Automattic Launches Its Own Liveblog Plugin For WordPress

One of the staples of tech news sites is the liveblog — not everyone loves them, but for folks who really care about the latest iPhone launch, a liveblog allows you to follow along with every piece

Drupal Company Acquires Akismet Competitor Mollom To Kill Spam Dead

Today <a target="_blank" href="">Acquia</a>, the company co-founded by <a target="_blank" href="">Drupal</a> creator Dries Buytaert to commercialize the open s

Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For VIP Sites

<a href="">Automattic</a> is announcing a new feature for large-scale sites hosted in <a href=""></a> VIP SaaS program (TechCrunch is a VIP publ Introduces WordAds: “You Deserve Better Than AdSense”

<a href="">Automattic</a> has teamed up with <a href="">Federated Media</a> to - finally - allow WordPress.c

Silverton, Automattic Put $1.2M Into WordPress Hosting And Security Service WP Engine

<a href="">WP Engine,</a> a powerful hosted WordPress platform for existing users, has raised $1.2 million in new funding led by Silverton Partners with angels Eric R

SF Port Authority Shuts Down Tech-Hub Pier 38; Boots All Tenants Including Dogpatch Labs, Polaris Ventures, Automattic, True Ventures

A few weeks ago, we heard that the San Francisco Port Authority had red-tagged Pier 38 — putting up warnings that the space was unsafe. This is a big deal because Pier 38 is something of a tech hub. Gains Support For OAuth2, Dedicated Developer Portal

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WordPress 3.1 Downloaded Over 15 Million Times In Under 5 Months

<img src="" /> The latest stable version of <a href="">WordPress</a>, <a href="http://wo
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