Make: Kit Reviews from O’Reilly Media on WordPress

A complement to O’Reilly Media’s popular Make Magazine, Make: Kit Reviews | The Ultimate Kit Guide is for DIY projects involving computers, electronics, robotics, metalworking, woodworking and other disciplines, and it’s now on WordPress! It should awaken the handyman or woman inside you.

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VentureBeat now on WordPress.com VIP

At the end of last week VentureBeat.com migrated to WordPress.com VIP hosting

Started by award-winning journalist Matt Marshall in 2006, VentureBeat has long been a WordPress showcase site. Today, nearly 30,000 articles have been published on VentureBeat, and the archives dates back to August, 2004. There is a lot of our tech industry history laid out in these articles, and insights throughout.

Screenshot of VentureBeat.com Home page

While monitoring the import to WordPress.com, it was cool to see the team growth and the breadth of topics covered increase tenfold from its inception.

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WordPress.com has record pageviews

Yesterday WordPress.com had record pageviews due to breaking news on WordPress.com VIPs CNN, Time, many others, for 105M pageviews in one day.

Below is the Tweet which you can interact with directly to RT or reply to, thanks to WP.com’s Twitter Blackbird Pie feature.

http://twitter.com/#!/wordpressdotcom/status/65469567937413120

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AARP Blog on WordPress

The AARP has launched their blog on WordPress.com VIP.

To recall the sentiment of Beth Carpenter’s post “Baby Boomers on Twitter? Yep, sure are“, to that we say, Baby Boomers on WordPress? Yep, sure are.

Welcome!

[Visit the official AARP blog]

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RIM’s BlackBerry blogs join WordPress.com VIP Services

We’re excited to share that RIM’s BlackBerry consumer blogs are now on WordPress.com VIP Hosting!

We also had the chance to stop by the BlackBerry PlayBook party at the South by Southwest conference this past week and we know they have big things in store and we’re excited they’re using WordPress as their corporate communication tool.

Welcome to the WordPress family!

If you have a BlackBerry, don’t forget you can use the WordPress for BlackBerry application to post content to your WordPress site from wherever you are.

[Go to the Inside BlackBerry blog]

[Go to the Inside BlackBerry Help blog]

[Go to the Inside BlackBerry for Business Blog]

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