WordPress.com Creator Automattic Seeks $1 Billion Valuation: Report

Who says bloggers don’t make any money?

Automattic, which runs the popular blogging service WordPress.com, is in the market for a new round of funding that would value the company at more than $1 billion, according to Fortune.

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Comcast Argues Merger With Time Warner Cable Will Be Good For Consumers

Comcast Comcast today filed its public interest statement with the FCC FCC arguing that the cable giant’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable is in the public interest.


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article source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dorothypomerantz/2014/04/08/comcast-argues-merger-with-time-warner-cable-will-be-good-for-consumers/

Support ending for Windows XP, millions at risk

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Millions of computer users will soon be vulnerable to hacker attacks as Microsoft ends support for Windows XP.

April 8 is the cutoff date Microsoft supports Windows XP and an estimated 30% of computers being used by businesses and consumers around the world are still running

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article source: http://www.cbs8.com/story/25187945/support-ending-for-windows-xp-millions-at-risk

NSA must report security flaws — with some exceptions

WordPress Customers Receive Automatic Security Updates

The WordPress 3.8.2 update provides additional checks to limit the risk of pingback attacks.

WordPress blogs around the world began to receive an automatic security update late on April 8 to fix security vulnerabilities. The

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article source: http://www.eweek.com/security/wordpress-customers-receive-automatic-security-updates.html/

Automattic, Steward of WordPress.com, Snaps Up Longreads

In the desert of short news bites and unsatisfying blog posts, the website and weekly e-mail Longreads is a refreshing anomaly. Since 2009, the small Oakland (Calif.) company has been linking to stories of more than 1,500 words, offering a smorgasbord of great articles from underappreciated websites as well

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article source: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-09/automattic-steward-of-wordpress-snaps-up-longreads

WordPress 3.9 Coming April 16: Here’s What’s New

WordPress 3.9 is currently in its third beta and, according to the company, is scheduled to be officially released to all users on April 16th.

If your blog or website runs on WordPress, updating to the latest version is always recommended. With that being the case, we wanted to give

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WordPress Android App Version 2.7 Adds Pull To Refresh, Infinite Scroll, And …

Like most tech blogs, Android Police uses WordPress. And since the web interface still leaves a lot to be desired on phones and tablets, we rely on the WordPress app to make quick adjustments when we’re out and about. The latest update to the official app isn’t exactly revolutionary,

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article source: http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/04/03/wordpress-android-app-version-2-7-adds-pull-to-refresh-infinite-scroll-and-speed-improvements/