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Need to build a WordPress site? This tool will make it look professional for less than $50.

11.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: Grab an unlimited license, lifetime subscription to the WP Page Builder for $49, a 91% savings.  If Fyre Festival and WeWork are anything to go by, all you really need to make a name for yourself in this world is a "vision" and a flashy ... ...

WordPress for Enterprise – How This Open-source Platform Delivers Measurable Benefits

11.13.2019 · Posted in Computer Articles, Technology Articles

<***>WordPress for Enterprise

Despite multiple website building tools available, more and more enterprises are moving their website or blog section to WordPress. According to WordPress.org’s own statistics, 60 million websites around the world now rely on their platform. That accounts for nearly 34 percent of all websites and blogs.  And, the number ...

As sales of smart speakers grow, Soundcheck wants to help make the web more “speakable”

Slowly but surely, smart speakers are taking over. As Amazon builds Alexa into everything from tiny clocks to microwaves and Google wraps Assistant into just about anything it can, it feels like it’ll be no time before the rooms that don’t have some sort of voice-powered device are the exception. But most people and businesses ...

How Automattic wants to build the operating system of the web

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and soon Tumblr, is now worth $3 billion. But its founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg has a bigger goal. He wants to make the web better, more open and diverse. With the rise of social networks and closed platforms, Automattic’s mission statement has never sounded so important. ...

Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg

After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once might blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part of ...

The New Age Helpdesk is a Customer Portal

08.22.2019 · Posted in Internet Marketing, Software Articles

Your customers value their time and energy. And if they are shopping from your website or store, you should value it too. This is where the concept of self-service comes in. Your customers can handle certain parts of the shopping and maintaining processes themselves if you equip them with the right tools.  A software solution ...

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Week in Review: Snapchat beats a dead horse

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how Netflix might have some rough times ahead as ...

Announcement of Tumblr’s sale to WordPress classified as *********** by Tumblr’s notorious “adult content” filter

Tumblr is being sold to WordPress parent company Automattic for a reported price of "less than $3m," a substantial decline from the $1.1B Yahoo paid for the company in 2013 (Yahoo subsequently sold Tumblr and several other startups it had overpaid for and then ruined to Verizon for more than $4b).

Much of that decline ...

What will Tumblr become under the ownership of tech’s only Goldilocks founder?

This week, Automattic revealed it has signed all the paperwork to acquire Tumblr from Verizon, including its full staff of 200. Tumblr has undergone quite a journey since its headline-grabbing acquisition by Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo in 2013 for $1.1 billion, but after six years of neglect, its latest move is its first real start since ...

WordPress is buying Tumblr

Automattic (beloved parent company of WordPress) is buying Tumblr from Verizon (loathesome parent company of Oath, a division named because its users are generally angry enough to swear at it), at a price "well below" $20m (which is well below the $1.1b Yahoo paid in 2013). No word as to whether Automattic will get ...