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WordPress founder Mullenweg takes over as Automattic CEO

Matt Mullenweg swaps roles with current Automattic CEO Toni Schneider. It may be because Mullenweg's now 30, and he thinks twenty-somethings shouldn't run companies.

By January 13, 2014

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Automattic picks up After the Deadline

Online grammar and spelling checker After the Deadline has been acquired by Automattic for an undisclosed sum.

By September 8, 2009

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Automattic acquires PollDaddy

PollDaddy's polling function is now embedded on Wordpress.com; other platforms still supported.

By October 15, 2008

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Automattic acquires IntenseDebate for better blog comments

Blog commenting add-on IntenseDebate is snatched up by Automattic, the makers of WordPress.

By September 23, 2008

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Nginx upgrade funded by fans of Google's SPDY Web protocol

Nginx will move to the latest version of Google's Web-speedup software with funding from CloudFlare, MaxCDN, and WordPress developer Automattic.

By December 20, 2013

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Wordpress gets own URL shortener

Automattic eschews Bit.ly and the like, goes for custom shortener.

By August 20, 2009

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Microsoft axes Windows Live Spaces, taps WordPress

The software giant is linking up with Automattic as it opts to partner rather than continue pushing its own, less popular blogging service.

By September 27, 2010

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WordPress' Mullenweg: Users lose in Twitter-Instagram spat

It's a problem when Internet companies try to restrict users to their own turf, says the founder of a widely used online publishing software and service.

By December 6, 2012

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WordPress hire hints at a more social future

Blogging platform's parent company, Automattic, brings on board developer Andy Peatling, who created an open-source social network based on WordPress' software.

By March 5, 2008

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WordPress creator pulls in $29.5 million

Automattic has raked in considerable Series B funding with the New York Times Co. among its investors, according to the company's founder.

By January 23, 2008