Topic: Digg

Digg Creates Replacement for Google Reader

Launches in June, will support other read-later services

A beta version of Digg's Google Reader replacement will be available in June, according to The Verge.  Digg revealed plans to build its own RSS aggregator shortly after Google's March announcement…

Google Ventures Leads $1.875 Million Funding Round in Native Mobile Ad Startup

Namo Media to focus on in-feed in-app ads

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…

YouTube Co-founder Prepping Possible Rival

Chad Hurley talking about new video platform designed for collaboration

YouTube has had its share of competition over the years. Companies like Vimeo and DailyMotion (plus copyright lawsuits and crushing overhead costs) led Chad Hurley and the video-sharing site’s co-founders…

Slowly Digging Out of Its Hole

Digg was once a traffic fire hose for publishers. Now overhauled, can it get its mojo back?

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…

Digg Sells to Betaworks for Whopping … $500,000

Tech firm aims to revitalize social sharing startup

Content-sharing site Digg has been sold to Betaworks, and the technology investment company grabbed the waning social starlet for only $500,000, according to The Wall Street Journal. Of course Betaworks is…