Automattic

Jan
17
Facebook's donations won't save local journalism, but better CMSes just might

Facebook's donations won't save local journalism, but better CMSes just might

This week, Facebook has joined Google in throwing millions at the local news business. Is this really going to help the industry recover - or should we bee looking elsewhere?
8 min read
Feb
02

Why you should (still) blog

A blog is a bet on the long-term value of your content Luca Sartoni on why he still blogs: Social
1 min read
Jun
16

Automattic & a student journalist sue PR for DCMA takedown damages

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is teaming with a student journalist to sue a “Straight Rights” organisation’s press
1 min read
Dec
12

Automattic backs WordPress bloggers in court

Parker Higgins: The blogging platform WordPress.com has taken the unusual — and welcome — step of going to court to defend
Dec
24

Nice upgrade to VaultPress

Wow. This will make life so much easier for those whose sites get hacked…
Dec
08

Le Web: Automattic and the virtual workplace

The Ignite talk at Le Web I’m most interest in: Sara Rosso from Automattic No-one is inspired by a
1 min read
Feb
10

WordPress, Six Apart silences and communities

The company that was Six Apart is gone. The name and Movable Type are ensconced in Japan, Vox is dead
1 min read
Sep
06

The WordPress Attack, Competition and Blogging Innovation

John Gruber mused: I have to wonder when WordPress users will start switching to some other platform. There’s a
1 min read
Sep
23

Automattic acquires Intense Debate

An e-mail was waiting for me when I got home, announcing that [Automattic has acquired Intense Debate](http://www.intensedebate.
1 min read
May
27

Aksimet: Too Enthusiastic in Spamming Comments?

Darren of Problogger finally articulates something that has been bothering me for a while: [Aksimet](http://akismet.com), Automattic’s
1 min read