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WordPress to ditch React library over Facebook patent clause risk

Automattic, the company behind the popular open source web publishing software WordPress, has said it will be pulling away from using Facebook's React javaScript library over concerns about a patent c

Automattic’s Matt Mullenweg on facing exclusion in design with actions

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Baby food delivery service Yumi launches with $4.1 million in seed funding

Yumi, the Los Angeles-based baby food delivery service co-created by former TechCrunch and Wall Street Journal reporter Evelyn Rusli and Angela Sutherland is finally open for business, with $4.1 mill

Gillmor Gang: More Gravy

The Gillmor Gang — Matt Mullenweg, Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Tuesday, November 24, 2015. Matt Mullenweg joins the Gang for a deep dive on Calypso's update of Wo

Move Over Slack? Automattic Mulls Commercializing Its Own Internal Messaging Product

On Wednesday night, at an event in San Francisco, Automattic founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg answered a wide range of questions in conversation with one of the earliest investors in the company, Tony

Mullenweg Wants WordPress To Power A Majority Of All Websites

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

Open Source Blogging Platform WordPress Turns Ten, And Its Community Gets To Blow The Candles Out

Ten years ago today, <a target="_blank" href="">WordPress</a>, the open source blogging software, was born. It's amazing to think that it's been that long, but considering it h Has Imported 15M Posts In The Last 30 Days, Remains A Top Safe Haven For Nomad Bloggers

Here’s a familiar scenario: You’ve become bored with the current blogging platform you’re on or it decides to shut down like Posterous did after Twitter acquired it. What do you d

For-Profit Automattic Gives WordPress Trademark To Non-Profit Foundation

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-217790" title="wp" src="" alt="" />"<em>It’s not often you see a for-profit company donate one of thei

BuddyPress Launches: May A Thousand Social Networks Bloom (Someday)

<img src="" width="215" height="69" /><a href="">BuddyPress</a>, the side project of blogging powerhouse Word

Interview With Automattic's Matt Mullenweg: "Blogging Is Not Slowing Down"

<img src="" width="160" height="200" />We're still at <a href="">The Next Web Conference 2009</a> he