WordPress: News

10 Apr 2024


WordPress parent acquires Beeper app which brought iMessage to Android 

Automattic, the parent company of WordPress and Tumblr, has acquired Beeper, the software company that offered iMessage experience on Android through Beeper Mini app.

28 Feb 2024


Tumblr, WordPress data to be sold for training AI tools

Automattic, the company behind Tumblr and WordPress.com, is in discussions with AI firms Midjourney and OpenAI, to supply training data from user posts, according to 404 Media.

17 Sep 2023


Google Domains stops selling domains; asks users to try Squarespace

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would shut down Google Domains and sell the business to popular website builder Squarespace.

09 Oct 2020

Epic Games

ProtonMail CEO alleges Apple forced them to add in-app purchases

Lately, the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games has been the talk of the town.

19 Feb 2020


Hackers can wipe your WordPress site with this plugin flaw

If you use WordPress as a tool to manage the content of your website, we recommend updating a particular plugin on the platform (if in use) right away.

13 Aug 2019


Tumblr just got sold to WordPress owner for peanuts

Tumblr, the popular microblogging and social networking site owned by Verizon, is being sold to Automattic Inc., the company that owns blogging tool WordPress.

30 Mar 2019


Watch out! Hackers are exploiting WordPress sites to spread malware

Next time, when you click on a link served via email, better look at the website it is redirecting you to - as it may install a ransomware/malware on your PC.