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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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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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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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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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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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WordPress.com hit with second big attack in two days

It remains a mystery who is targeting WordPress.com and why, after sucessive denial-of-service attacks.

By March 4, 2011

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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