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When you have a development team aligned with the product vision, communication becomes easier, and there is lower dependency on key stakeholders.

How to keep your development team aligned with the company’s product vision

Kevin Rose has been in the spotlight since co-founding the early social news aggregation site Digg in late 2004. A genial whiz kid turned serial entrepreneur, he has since become…

Kevin Rose on health apps, crypto and how founders get through this time with their sanity intact

Betaworks Studios, a subsidiary of New York seed fund Betaworks, has raised $4.4M.

WeWork backs New York tech clubhouse Betaworks Studios

It looks like Digg has found a new owner: digital advertising company BuySellAds, which has acquired a majority stake in the news aggregator. It seems that last month’s shut down of Digg…

Adtech company BuySellAds acquires a majority stake Digg

After the death — no, let’s not mince words — murder of Google Reader, I tried out a dozen or so other RSS readers to see if I could get…

Alas, Digg Reader is shutting down at the end of March

Digg, the one-time internet sensation, is losing the CEO that has nursed it back to good health. Gary Liu is leaving the company to become CEO of South China Morning…

Digg CEO Gary Liu is leaving to head up Alibaba-owned newspaper SCMP

As publishers of dead-tree newspapers continue to look for ways to pivot and profit from the massive consumer shift to digital platforms, one of the more storied of them is…

Digg raises Series C led by USA Today owner Gannett to boost its aggregation chops

News aggregator Digg may no longer be the internet force it once was, but it still offers an interesting and engaging selection of curated news articles and videos across a…

Digg unveils a news bot for Slack, coming soon to other messaging platforms

Gary Liu on why Digg’s struggles, evolution, and the need for content creators to change in as ad dollars diminish.

Digg CEO Gary Liu on The Rebirth Of Digg and The Evolution Of Content and Content Monetisation

More interesting developments for Digg, the Internet curation site founded way back in 2004 that was acquired and relaunched by Betaworks in 2012. The site has announced a “Series A”…

Digg Raises $4M Series A From Betaworks Backer Digital Garage

Apple’s focus should be on selling as many watches as possible, not becoming a fashion brand.

The Gold Apple Watch Is Perfect For Douchebags

When Ashwinn Krishnaswamy and two of his buddies were living with their parents and working out of a basement in the suburbs of Philadelphia, they had only their development skills,…

How Product Hunt Hopes To Avoid The Pitfalls That Wounded Quora And Buried Digg

Digg Is Experimenting With Original Content

6:12 pm PST • January 16, 2014

Digg is currently testing a system which would see the viral news aggregator running its own original content on the Digg.com homepage, the company confirms to us today. This would…

Digg Is Experimenting With Original Content

Digg, a service devoted to helping users find and share the most interesting content around the web, has now more formally expanded into video, the company announced today. With the…

Digg Gives Videos Prime Placement With New Digg Video Site

Digg, the Betaworks-incubated social news service and new home to Google Reader replacement Digg Reader, has just arrived on Android, the company announced today. Included in this release are all…

Digg (And Digg Reader) Arrive On Android

Digg Reader, the Betaworks-backed alternative to the now dead Google Reader, is making progress in becoming a more solidified platform for serious feed reading. Shortly after its launch a couple…

Digg Reader Adds Top Requested Features, But Still A Long Way From Replacing Google Reader

Despite much wailing and gnashing of teeth Google Reader is finally set to go dark next week, and more than a few companies (including TechCrunch owner AOL) are shooting to…

After Three Months Of Work, Digg Reader Officially Opens To The Public

Digg Reader, Digg’s alternative for the RSS aggregation addicts who will be bereft when Google Reader finally shuts down on July 1, is now available on the Digg iOS app.…

Digg Reader Now Available On Digg’s iOS App

Exactly one week before Google Reader shuts down entirely, Digg has opened up access to the Digg Reader beta. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we sat down with General Manager…

Digg Reader Is Now Open

Digg today announced that the first public beta of its Google Reader replacement Digg Reader will launch next week and will be available to everybody by June 26th. Judging from…

Digg’s Google Reader Replacement To Launch Next Week, Available To All By June 26

Digg today responded to early user feedback about its plans for a Google Reader replacement announced earlier this month, saying that it has narrowed down incoming requests to four key…

Digg Hints Its Google Reader Replacement Will Go Beyond RSS Alone To Include Content From Social Media, HN, Reddit & More

Google Reader being shut down by its malevolent overlords leaves a gaping, Google Reader-sized hole in the market where it used to be. Many are stepping up today to announce…

Digg – Yes, That Digg – Is Building A Google Reader Replacement, Complete With API

Digg today took to its blog to share a bit of information about its user growth and monetization plans, now that it’s been at Betaworks for nearly six months. The company said…

Digg’s Users Doubled Since August, Now Has Over 10 Million User Emails On File

The New Digg Has A Fighting Chance

8:15 pm PDT • October 14, 2012

We have a story on our site today about that guy who accomplished a very long space jump. Baumgartner, or something. Apparently this story has made the front page of…

For anyone that has followed Silicon Valley for the past ten years, Jay Adelson is a name that you know quite well. He’s best known for his work with Digg,…

Jay Adelson Is Recruiting On Facebook. Is It For His Own Startup?

After Digg’s long fall, Betaworks acquired the site in July and put its News.me team in charge. Six weeks later, the new operators launched a complete overhaul of Digg. However,…

Kippt, Pinboard Help Digg Users Find New Home For Old Data [Here’s How]

For three straight days in early August, unintentionally gay porn innuendos of Olympic men’s swimming rained king of traffic on Buzzfeed, the breakout curated newsite of viral content. Buzzfeeds closest…

New Digg Vs. Reddit Vs. BuzzFeed: Your Mind On Viral Content

Last night, I wrote about Kevin Rose not responding to questions on his AMA on Reddit. Rose was at a birthday party last night but has returned to Reddit today…

Kevin Rose Responds To Reddit AMA: Biggest Digg Regrets, Thoughts On New Digg, More [Video]

After just six weeks of hard work, Digg’s new owners at Betaworks just flipped the switch and re-launched the site. The new Digg was originally scheduled to launch tomorrow, but…

The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule, Features Tight Facebook And Twitter Integration

After its new owners decided to go back to the drawing board and figure out what to do with the former Web 2.0 darling, Digg is relaunching on Wednesday. Today,…

The New Digg Is Launching On Wednesday: Will Be “Beautiful, Image-Friendly, And Ad-Free”