Webware 100 winner: WordPress.com (with WordPress platform)
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.
WordPress is a free blogging tool.
It remains a mystery who is targeting WordPress.com and why, after sucessive denial-of-service attacks.
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.
A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.
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.
A new survey shows that 49 percent of the world's top 100 blogs use the popular Web publishing platform.
WordPress is a free blogging platform available to everyone.