Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.
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.
Google's social-network technology is grafted onto the self-publishing system, adding new sharing options and and giving WordPress posts prominence in search results.
WordPress adds a line between paragraphs, and its editor does not offer a way to change this spacing. There is, however, a keyboard shortcut that lets you add a single-spaced line break instead of a double-spaced paragraph break.
Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.
The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.
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.
According to a survey, Americans say their biggest concern with online infiltrators is that their financial info will be spied on. Some even admit they're worried about privacy while browsing porn.
WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg says he usually sees 400 to 600 blog post defections from Tumblr per hour. But that figure apparently skyrocketed after news of the deal surfaced Sunday.
To follow the desires of its tech-savvy customers, electronics company Newegg starts accepting payments in the virtual currency. Bonus: lower transaction costs, better international sales supports.