Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.
Blogging platform WordPress is getting a big upgrade, with a whole new dashboard and the option to write quick posts right from the admin page.
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.
The fairly new way for people to invest in projects and ideas is increasingly more popular. The crowdfunding market nearly doubled last year -- funding more than 1 million campaigns.
The new OS made a small gain in February from January's 2.3 percent, but it is still in fourth place behind the three top dogs: Windows 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista.
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.
The social network comes out with a new plugin for WordPress that makes it easier for bloggers to spread the word.
A new survey shows that 49 percent of the world's top 100 blogs use the popular Web publishing platform.