Automattic

Type: Company
Name: Automattic
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Firm behind WordPress.com continues acquisition spree, reveals interesting stats

Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com (not to be confused with the WordPress.org project), announced that the firm had acquired BruteProject, one of the many thousand plugins and services that reside in the WordPress ... [Published TechRadar.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Creating Distributed Teams: Why Every Organization Must Think Beyond Hiring Local Talent

Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow CommentsThe concept of working full-time from an office is completely dead, a point I tried very hard to get across in a previous article I wrote here called the 8 Indisputable Reasons Why We Don’t Need ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 28 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 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 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]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

OnBeep snags $6.25M to push pretty, heads-up push-to-talk devices

With $6.25 million in new funding under its belt, OnBeep is ready to talk — a bit — about its plans for a new push-to-talk offering.The company is working on consumer-focused technology that pairs wearable devices (broaches or badges) that the user touches ... [Published GigaOM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Early Theme Adopters: Kelly

Kelly , which was designed by Automattic’s own Kelly Hoffman, is an inviting, fun theme for bloggers of all stripes. Its clean, one-column layout makes it perfect for text-heavy posts, but can be just as ideal for a tumblelog-like stream of images.With ... [Published News 100 - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: Automattic, Georgia, Toronto
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Angry Lawyer Sues Wordpress Because Someone Set Up A Website Mocking Him

What's that saying about a lawyer who represents himself? Yes, well, consider the case of lawyer Jeffrey Wilens, representing himself pro se, in a "trademark" lawsuit filed against Automattic, the company better known for WordPress , the content management ... [Published Techdirt - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

WordPress for Android 3.0

A full-featured content management systemWordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) that can be used for anything from a personal blog to a full business site.The program is based around PHP and MySQL, but you don't have to a web development ... [Published Beta News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

My Automattic Anniversary

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 The Year Without Pants , an Amazon.com best book of ... [Published Scott Berkun - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 4 reports

WordPress for Android 3.0 Now Available for Download

The folks over at Automattic have just released a major update for their popular WordPress application for Android devices. Aside from the usual bug fixes and performance improvements, the update also adds some new features meant to enhance overall user ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Company Behind WordPress Launches An App Dedicated For Selfies!

It sure looks like the selfie trend is not vanishing anytime soon.Just to jog your memory: the word was officially added to the 2014 updated Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary; pop-country songstress ; and despite the fact that #SELFIE was heavily ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 4 reports

There’s a new app for Selfies from the makers of WordPress

Selfies can be big news, whether it’s the Oscars or the Tour de France , and now anyone looking for the perfect self-portrait has a new tool to take advantage of: the Selfies app for Android , released by WordPress developers Automattic. The app is still ... [Published Digital Trends - Jul 26 2014]

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...team is based in Portland, Maine, and they're long-time contributors to the WordPress community," WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg wrote . "We're excited to see them join forces with the Jetpack team and up the level of security, protection, and peace of mind we'll be able to bring to the millions of sites already using Jetpack." WordPress plug-ins have been an area of focus for attacks in 2014...
..." He spoke with VentureBeat this week about the device which "connects via Bluetooth to your phone. He continued, "it’s worn on the body… and it’s focused on real-time group communication.""
This really does seem like yet another case of "someone is doing something on the internet that I don't like, therefore it must be illegal!" Hopefully the court decides to explain that's not quite how the law works to Mr. Wilens by dismissing the case before it even needs to go to trial...
My personal favorite is _s (also called "Underscores). It's a blank theme maintained by Automattic , the company who runs WordPress.com, Jetpack, Akismet, and Gravatar. This ensures that it stays fresh and up-to-date with current WordPress code standards. In fact, at least 30 updates were made just last month ."

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Firm behind WordPress.com continues acquisition... [Published TechRadar.com - 17 hours ago]
Creating Distributed Teams: Why Every Organizat... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 28 2014]
Automattic Acquires BruteProtect to Help Keep W... [Published Digital Media Wire - Aug 27 2014]
Automattic Improves WordPress Security With Bru... [Published eWeek - Aug 27 2014]
Automattic Picks Up BruteProtect [Published UberGizmo - Aug 27 2014]
BruteProtect Joins Automattic [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 27 2014]
WordPress parent company acquires Maine firm [Published Mainebiz - Aug 27 2014]
Automattic strengthens WordPress with BruteProt... [Published Electronista - Aug 27 2014]
WordPress parent company acquires Maine’s Brute... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic Acquires BruteProtect to Block WordP... [Published Web Host Industry Review - Aug 26 2014]
BruteProtect Joins Automattic [Published Alex King - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic Announces BruteProtect Acquisition [Published WebProNews - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic Announces BruteProtect Acquisition [Published WebProNews Feed - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic acquires WordPress security plugin B... [Published The Next Web - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic buys BruteProtect to shield your Wor... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 26 2014]
Your WordPress blog has a new hacker shield com... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic acquires WordPress security plugin B... [Published The Next Web - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic Acquires BruteProtect To Help Keep W... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic Acquires BruteProtect To Help Keep W... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic Acquires BruteProtect To Help Keep W... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic buys BruteProtect to shield your Wor... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 26 2014]
Isn’t one Internet enough? [Published Fortune - Aug 22 2014]
12 Tools to Help You Buy the Perfect Domain Name [Published SitePoint - Aug 21 2014]
Remember Google’s Wave? Thanks to Sandstorm, it... [Published GigaOM - Aug 21 2014]
Screw Snapchat. This App Wants You to Write Som... [Published Wired News - Aug 21 2014]
Star Trek Communicator Pin “OnBeep” nabs $6.25M... [Published SlashGear - Aug 20 2014]
OnBeep snags $6.25M to push pretty, heads-up pu... [Published GigaOM - Aug 20 2014]
Early Theme Adopters: Kelly [Published News 100 - Aug 16 2014]
Tune in, turn on, plug in: WordCamp Maine 2014 [Published The Portland Phoenix - Aug 15 2014]
My 2014 NewCo SF Schedule: Hard Choices [Published John Battelle's Searchblog - Aug 14 2014]
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Automattic acquires WordPress security plugin B... [Published The Next Web - Aug 26 2014]
Automattic has acquired the BruteProtect plugin for protecting against malicious attacks to your WordPress installation. The company plans to build  the plugin into its Jetpack suite. BruteProtect will remain available for now while the team works on ...
Automattic Acquires BruteProtect To Help Keep W... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 26 2014]
 WordPress now powers so many websites, it’s no surprise that it’s a favorite target for hackers. To keep its users safe, Automattic – the company behind both WordPress.com and the open-source WordPress project — today announced that it has acquired ...
Automattic buys BruteProtect to shield your Wor... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 26 2014]
WordPress.com parent company Automattic today  announced  the acquisition of BruteProtect, a plugin which protects WordPress users from malicious logins. Going forward, Automattic says it will integrate BruteProtect’s technology directly into the Jetpack ...
My 2014 NewCo SF Schedule: Hard Choices [Published John Battelle's Searchblog - Aug 14 2014]
The post My 2014 NewCo SF Schedule: Hard Choices appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog . As I did last year, I picked my NewCo San Francisco schedule early, so I could prepare in advance of the festival this September 10-12. There ...
Angry Lawyer Sues Wordpress Because Someone Set... [Published Techdirt - Aug 08 2014]
What's that saying about a lawyer who represents himself? Yes, well, consider the case of lawyer Jeffrey Wilens, representing himself pro se, in a "trademark" lawsuit filed against Automattic, the company better known for WordPress , the content management ...
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Endurance International Group Invests in Automa... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 22 2014]
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