A beta version of Digg's Google Reader replacement will be available in June, according to The Verge.
A lot of investor money has flowed to mobile ad startups, but much has been siphoned toward companies working on how to better target mobile ads or build ties between mobile and desktop users. Instead of focusing on how ads get distributed and to whom, Namo Media (short for “native mobile”) aims to fix where they get distributed and what they look like.
When the New York tech incubator Betaworks bought the former social news giant Digg for a mere $500,000, there was confusion, but mostly snark and ridicule. “There was a lot of nervous laughter in that first staff meeting when we announced it,” said Digg gm Jake Levine.