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.
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.
Blog commenting add-on IntenseDebate is snatched up by Automattic, the makers of WordPress.
Nginx will move to the latest version of Google's Web-speedup software with funding from CloudFlare, MaxCDN, and WordPress developer Automattic.
Does Bray leaving Google suggest a new twist in the working-from-home ethos of Silicon Valley?
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.
It remains a mystery who is targeting WordPress.com and why, after sucessive denial-of-service attacks.
Automattic has raked in considerable Series B funding with the New York Times Co. among its investors, according to the company's founder.