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Oct 07, 2020, 13:40 ET Automattic Awarded Coveted Spot On Forbes Cloud 100 List

Automattic — a leader in publishing and e-commerce software and the parent company behind the industry-leading brands WordPress.com, WooCommerce,...


Aug 06, 2020, 09:00 ET WordPress.com Announces an All-New P2 for Remote Team Collaboration

Today WordPress.com publicly launched an all-new version of its remote work collaboration tool P2 — the "secret sauce" behind Automattic's 15-year...


Jul 20, 2020, 09:00 ET Introducing Jetpack CRM: A Tool for Entrepreneurs to Better Manage Customer Relationships

Jetpack, the popular WordPress security and performance solution developed by Automattic, is announcing the global launch of Jetpack CRM, a customer...


Jun 02, 2020, 09:00 ET Introducing Jetpack Scan, a New Solution that Helps Small Businesses Easily Protect Their Sites from Malware Threats

Jetpack, the popular WordPress security and performance solution developed by Automattic, is announcing the global launch of Jetpack Scan, an...


May 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Introducing WooCommerce Payments, a New Solution to Help Merchants Conveniently Manage Payments

WooCommerce, the popular eCommerce platform developed and supported by Automattic, is announcing public U.S. availability of WooCommerce Payments, a...


Feb 13, 2020, 09:00 ET WooCommerce Offers New Services for CBD Merchants

WooCommerce, the popular open-source eCommerce platform developed and supported by Automattic, is publicly offering CBD merchants the choice to...


Oct 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Automattic Announces Mark Davies as Chief Financial Officer

Automattic Inc., the parent company of WordPress.com, WooCommerce, and Tumblr, among other products, has announced that Mark Davies has joined the...


Sep 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Automattic Announces Series D Funding from Salesforce Ventures

Automattic Inc., the parent company of web publishing and ecommerce platforms WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, and enterprise WordPress VIP, has...


Aug 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Automattic Acquires WordPress Plugin ZBS CRM

Automattic Inc., the company behind website-building platform WordPress.com, has acquired ZBS CRM, the WordPress–based CRM plugin founded by...


May 23, 2019, 14:00 ET Automattic Acquires Prospress, Developer of WooCommerce Subscriptions

Automattic, the parent company of WooCommerce and WordPress.com, has acquired Prospress, the company behind WooCommerce Subscriptions. The recurring...


Apr 01, 2019, 12:00 ET Automattic Announces Happy Tools, a New Suite of Products for the Future of Work

Automattic, Inc., parent company of WordPress.com, has announced the launch of Happy Tools, a new suite of products designed for the future of work....


Jun 28, 2018, 05:00 ET General Ann Dunwoody (U.S. Army, Ret.) Joins Board of Directors for Automattic, Parent Company of WordPress.com

Ann Dunwoody, retired general of the U.S. Army and the first woman in U.S. Military history to achieve a four-star officer rank, has joined the board ...


Jun 21, 2018, 12:21 ET Automattic, Parent Company of WordPress.com, Acquires Atavist Publishing Platform and Award-Winning Magazine

Automattic today announced it has acquired Atavist, the groundbreaking publishing platform and magazine founded in 2011. Financial terms of the deal...


Dec 13, 2012, 11:00 ET Automattic Launches WordPress.com Enterprise For Quick, Custom Company And Brand Websites

Automattic, the company behind the popular web platform, WordPress.com, today announced WordPress.com Enterprise, a new self-service cloud-based...


Sep 10, 2012, 10:00 ET WordPress.com VIP Simplifies Real-Time Blogging With Liveblog Add-On

Automattic, the company behind the popular Web publishing platform WordPress.com VIP, today announced the Liveblog Add-On for WordPress.com VIP...


Aug 02, 2012, 10:00 ET Automattic Expands VIP Featured Partner Program to Agencies and Adds New Platform Partners

Automattic, the company behind the popular Web publishing platform WordPress.com, today announced the expansion of its VIP Featured Partner Program...