Automattic

Type: Company
Name: Automattic
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

August 6, 2014

Four years ago, on August 4th 2010, I was hired at Automattic, makers of WordPress.com, as the first leader of Team Social. It was the beginning of a journalistic writing project that would become , an Amazon.com best book of 2013.There were many crazy ... [Published Scott Berkun - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

New Company Transparency Reports Help Quantify DMCA Abuse

It's a sign of the times that online companies’ transparency reports are starting to include a new section: the Hall of Shame. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is the latest to do so, highlighting examples of copyright and trademark overreach ... [Published Techdirt - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Public Submits a Record Number of Comments on Net Neutrality

Apparently, people care about preserving a free and open Internet. Earlier this month, I reported on how a consortium of technology companies, many of which depend on speedy and dependable access to their websites, launched a very public protest against ... [Published OStatic blogs - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

The makers of WordPress learned years ago that the ultimate office perk is not having an office

Tech behemoths and startups alike spend a fortune on creating plush offices with lots of perks. But arguably the biggest perk is allowing employees to work wherever they want, whenever they want. This is something Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg understood ... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Automattic reacts to leak of Gmail logins, resets 100,000 passwords

Printed from http://www.electronista.com 0 updated 02:23 pm EDT, Sun September 14, 2014 Passwords reset based on database comparison to leaked Gmail credentialsFallout could still be on the way as a result of the collection of nearly 5 million Gmail username ... [Published MacNN - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 5 reports

WordPress resets 100,000 after Gmail leak

WordPress is taking precautionary measures after five million Gmail accounts were leaked over at a Russian Bitcoin forum. They have reset 100,000 accounts that share passwords with the associated Gmail accounts. Those who were affected need to login over ... [Published Canadianreviwer.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 4 reports

Twitter Joins Reddit and Netflix in Net Neutrality Protest

Twitter has joined Netflix, Reddit, Mozilla, Kickstarter, Upworthy and others in an “internet slowdown” protest in today. Many technology firms are concerned that proposed new regulations from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will lead to some ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Firms hold net neutrality protest

Twitter, Netflix and Reddit will take part in an "internet slowdown" protest in favour of net neutrality on Wednesday.They are among dozens of firms worried that proposed new regulations will mean extra charges for fast internet access.The US Federal ... [Published BBC - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 3 reports

Netflix Joins Internet Slowdown Campaign for Net Neutrality

There’s a new big fish in the pool of companies trying to convince the US authorities that Net neutrality needs to be a reality and not just an ideal put on paper. Netflix has joined the Internet Slowdown protest that’s scheduled for September 10.Netflix ... [Published Softpedia - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 4 reports

Embedded Content Previews, Expanding Editor

WordPress.org[1] today launched[2] WordPress 4.0, which adds a slew of new features to give you a “smoother writing and management experience” with the blog management tool. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download[3] (6.3MB).Dubbed ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Automattic Acquires BruteProtect to Help Keep WordPress Users Safe

TechCrunch reports “WordPress now powers so many websites, it’s no surprise that it’s a favorite target for hackers.” . ... [Published Digital Media Wire - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 17 reports

Automattic Picks Up BruteProtect

BruteProtect , a plugin and service which will be able to offer protection for your sites from malicious logins, also does the job of saving server resources so that your site is more efficient as it runs faster, ensuring that all of your sites will always ... [Published UberGizmo - Aug 27 2014]

Quotes

"Around  70% of Americans work in open-plan offices , and research shows that the open spaces actually have a negative impact on productivity and overall happiness. In his paper “ The Transparency Paradox ,” Harvard assistant professor Ethan Bernstein measured the effect of privacy on employee productivity, and concluded that there is a cost to too much transparency. “Privacy is just as important for performance,” he writes in an upcoming issue of Harvard Business Review." - Quartz.com
"Since these users were not immediately vulnerable, we did not reset their passwords or send emails but will be enabling a notification in their dashboards so that they can assess the security of their passwords at their leisure and with all of this information in hand" said Houston
"They are willing to take the risk because they believe in what we are doing or see themselves working for a start-up" Bijoor says of the people who brave the company's temporary employment experience
...(The much-anticipated WordPress Version 4.0 just launched on Friday, with millions of downloads already.) However, "I think we can do four times what we are now" Matt Mullenweg, recently told Fast Company . "Seventy or eighty percent of the web."

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The Public Submits a Record Number of Comments ... [Published OStatic blogs - Sep 17 2014]
Is 9-5 Office Life a Thing of the Past? [Published Image Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
The makers of WordPress learned years ago that ... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 15 2014]
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Web Docs: Why Not? [Published The Big Idea - Sep 15 2014]
Automattic reacts to leak of Gmail logins, rese... [Published MacNN - Sep 14 2014]
WordPress resets 100,000 after Gmail leak [Published Canadianreviwer.com - Sep 14 2014]
WordPress.com Resets 100,000 Accounts As A Prec... [Published UberGizmo - Sep 13 2014]
WordPress preemptively resets 100,000 accounts ... [Published The Next Web - Sep 13 2014]
WordPress preemptively resets 100,000 accounts ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 13 2014]
WordPress preemptively resets 100,000 accounts ... [Published The Next Web - Sep 13 2014]
Even Tech Entrepreneurs Limit Their Kids’ Tech ... [Published Time - Sep 11 2014]
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Tech Companies Are Asking People To Audition Fo... [Published Business Insider - Sep 11 2014]
How Matt's Machine Works [Published Fast Company - Sep 11 2014]
NGINX Announces Agenda And Sponsors For nginx.c... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 11 2014]
‘Internet Slowdown’ launches across the web [Published MacTech Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
‘Internet Slowdown’ launches across the web [Published Value Walk - Sep 10 2014]
Twitter Joins Reddit and Netflix in Net Neutral... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 10 2014]
Tech Companies Unite for Net Neutrality Activis... [Published OStatic blogs - Sep 10 2014]
Tech Companies Unite for Net Neutrality Activis... [Published GigaOM Network - Sep 10 2014]
How to lead people by letting go [Published TD Ameritrade - Sep 10 2014]
Why the Internet is 'still loading' Wednesday: ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 10 2014]
Firms hold net neutrality protest [Published BBC - Sep 10 2014]
Join Us in the Fight For Net Neutrality [Published News 100 - Sep 09 2014]
Netflix Joins Internet Slowdown Campaign for Ne... [Published Softpedia - Sep 09 2014]
Netflix, Microsoft amongst Internet titans in c... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 09 2014]
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New Company Transparency Reports Help Quantify ... [Published Techdirt - Sep 18 2014]
It's a sign of the times that online companies’ transparency reports are starting to include a new section: the Hall of Shame. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is the latest to do so, highlighting examples of copyright and trademark overreach ...
The Public Submits a Record Number of Comments ... [Published OStatic blogs - Sep 17 2014]
Apparently, people care about preserving a free and open Internet. Earlier this month, I reported on how a consortium of technology companies, many of which depend on speedy and dependable access to their websites, launched a very public protest against ...
WordPress preemptively resets 100,000 accounts ... [Published The Next Web - Sep 13 2014]
Earlier this week, news emerged that up to 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum, though Google said that it didn’t believe any of it was the result of a security breach at its end. Now, Automattic, which ...
Even Tech Entrepreneurs Limit Their Kids’ Tech ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 11 2014]
1. Going Over the Limit A few years ago, a parent explained his kids’ experience with the newly released iPad: “They haven’t used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home.” It might surprise you to learn that the parent who said that was ...
Tech Companies Unite for Net Neutrality Activis... [Published OStatic blogs - Sep 10 2014]
A consortium of technology companies, many of which depend on speedy and dependable access to their websites, are launching a very public protest today against controversial proposed changes to net neutrality regulations.  The Internet Association ...
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