Not A Typo: Six Apart Opens Up Suite Of Products For Rival WordPress

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Six Apart Launches BlogIt Quick Post Application For Facebook

Blogging startup Six Apart launched BlogIt tonight, a Facebook blogging tool application that lets users quickly post to their blogs and then send notifications of the post to various social networks.

Mullenweg Steps Up Automattic, SixApart War of Words

Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg has escalated the war of words against competitor SixApart with a new post that further attacks SixApart following a Twitter exchange Tuesday. Some highlights from th

Six Apart Takes Aim At WordPress Users; WordPress Pissed

Anil Dash, Six Apart’s Chief Evangelist, took aim at WordPress users in a blog post today. Instead of upgrading to the new version of WordPress, he says, consider moving over to their platform.

SixApart Offers MT Activity Plugin: This Is Good

SixApart have launched a plugin for MovableType that offers a similar activity stream service to Facebook and Plaxo, but you get to host it. The Action Streams plugin, like Facebook and Plaxo, pulls y

Who Will Google Buy Or Clone In 2008?

Predicting what Google may do in 2008 is about as accurate as predicting the future using a Magic 8 ball; you can make educated guesses but it’s nothing more than that. There are two certainties

Six Apart Sells LiveJournal To Russia's SUP

Six Apart has sold its hosting blogging platform LiveJournal, which it acquired in January 2005, to Moscow-headquarted SUP (pronounced “soup”), the company said this evening. Terms of the

MT Community Solution: Blogs Meet Forums 2.0

SixApart has launched a new version of the their Movable Type (MT) blogging platform, Movable Type Community Solution (MTCS) that takes blogging into the realms of forum hosting, with some nice 2.0 to

Checkmate? MySpace, Bebo and SixApart To Join Google OpenSocial (confirmed)

Google may have just come out of nowhere and checkmated Facebook in the social networking power struggle. MySpace and Six Apart will announce that they are joining Google’s OpenSocial initiative

Chris Alden Makes Himself Comfortable At Six Apart

Chris Alden just took over as Chairman and CEO of blogging infrastructure startup Six Apart. Barak Berkowitz, CEO since 2004, steps down. Berkowitz will remain with the company as an advisor. Alden jo

iPhone Interfaces For MovableType And TypePad Launched

SixApart have announced an iPhone interface for their popular hosted blogging solution TypePad. The new interface is automatically presented when an iPhone or iPod Touch is detected and allows users t

Movable Type's Version 4.0 Final Release

Movable Type is releasing the final version of their 4.0 platform tonight. We covered the beta, their turn towards open source, and new feature set previously. The new release, no doubt, comes under p

Movable Type 4.0 Beta Launches, Platform To Be Open Sourced

SixApart have released a new beta version of popular blogging content management system Movable Type. Moveable Type 4.0 is the first major release of Movable Type since MT 3.0 in 2004 and comes comple

Six Apart Acquires Rojo

Blogging platform company Six Apart will announce this morning that it has acquired Rojo, a feed reader and search engine that competes with Bloglines and other companies. Terms of the deal were not d

Feedburner Partners With TypePad

Feedburner and TypePad will announce a partnership on Thursday that will allow TypePad users to automatically redirect their existing TypePad RSS feed into Feedburner. Until now, if a TypePad user wan

SixApart To Launch Comet, Renamed Vox, on June 1

San Francisco based SixApart, which owns the Typepad, MovableType and LiveJournal blogging platforms, will start letting users test their new Vox (formerly Comet) hosted blogging platform on Thursday,

SixApart Confirms Funding and Acquisition

As previously widely speculated, Six Apart, the makers of the TypePad blogging platform and MovableType blogging tool today announced that they have closed a Series C round of financing of $12 Million

SixApart Moves Into Business Space

SixApart, the creators of popular blogging platforms TypePad and MovableType will be releasing a set of new features and services for their products directly aimed at the growing business market for b