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 as well-known for lau
Betaworks Studios, a subsidiary of New York seed fund Betaworks, has raised $4.4M.
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 Reade
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 a similar experience. Of all the ones I tested, I was very
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 Post (SCMP), the Hong Kong-based n
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 putting some money into an
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 number of categories, from
Gary Liu on why Digg's struggles, evolution, and the need for content creators to change in as ad dollars diminish.
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” of $4
Apple’s focus should be on selling as many watches as possible, not becoming a fashion brand.
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, a solid sense of p
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 be a new direction
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 launch of Digg Vid
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.digg.com">Digg</a>, the Betaworks-incubated social news service and new home to Google Reader replacement Digg Reader, has just <a target="_blank" href="https://pla
<a target="_blank" href="http://digg.com/reader">Digg Reader</a>, the Betaworks-backed alternative to the now dead Google Reader, is making progress in becoming a more solidified platform for serious
Despite much wailing and gnashing of teeth Google Reader is finally set to go dark next week, and more than a few companies (including <a target="_blank" href="http://reader.aol.com/">TechCrunch owner
<a target="_blank" href="http://digg.com/reader">Digg Reader</a>, Digg's alternative for the RSS aggregation addicts who will be bereft when Google Reader finally shuts down on July 1, is now availabl
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 Jake Levine and Pre
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 the early screenshots t
Digg today <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.digg.com/post/46251309499/whats-next">responded</a> to early user feedback about its plans for a Google Reader replacement <a href="https://beta.techcru