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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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Google's Tim Bray steps down in the name of working remotely

Does Bray leaving Google suggest a new twist in the working-from-home ethos of Silicon Valley?

By February 20, 2014

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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' 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 begins accepting Bitcoin for service upgrades

The popular blogging platform will accept the controversial peer-to-peer currency without the traditional "confirmations" for establishing a trustworthy reputation.

By November 15, 2012

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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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WordPress.com to let bloggers earn money through ads

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.

By November 29, 2011

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Two new money-making platforms for social content creators

Two new social nets, Chime.in and Mightybell, allow social network contributors to take some of their content and turn it into income property.

By October 20, 2011