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.
Does Bray leaving Google suggest a new twist in the working-from-home ethos of Silicon Valley?
Nginx will move to the latest version of Google's Web-speedup software with funding from CloudFlare, MaxCDN, and WordPress developer Automattic.
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.
The popular blogging platform will accept the controversial peer-to-peer currency without the traditional "confirmations" for establishing a trustworthy reputation.
Online grammar and spelling checker After the Deadline has been acquired by Automattic for an undisclosed sum.
PollDaddy's polling function is now embedded on Wordpress.com; other platforms still supported.
The popular blogging platform is introducing a new feature called WordAds that will allow users to make money by allowing ads to appear on their blogs.
Blog commenting add-on IntenseDebate is snatched up by Automattic, the makers of WordPress.
Two new social nets, Chime.in and Mightybell, allow social network contributors to take some of their content and turn it into income property.