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Last month, Digg tried to very subtly reinvent itself with the launch of a feature called Digg Deeper. The concept was simple enough: Deeper would surface stories based on what your Twitter pals were all talking about, so you'd have a better sense of the news of the moment. There was just one cave...

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If you like whiling away the hours on trending videos, but hate wading through YouTube dreck to find them, Digg has now brought its fledgeling video curation to iOS devices. As with the web, clips are chosen based on how much interaction they get through Digg's own service, Facebook and Twitter. T...

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It's no secret that many of us like to watch viral internet videos back-to-back, but even the recommendations on social sites like Reddit don't always provide good advice on what to watch next. Digg hopes to one-up its competition with Digg Video, a new section built solely for aggregating interes...

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Busy Android users with Digg no longer have to plow through previously read RSS entries as they hop from device to device. The company has just given its Android app the same unread mode that reached iOS this summer; enable the option and Digg will show only stories that haven't been seen on at le...

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Digg was ready with a Reader-enabled iOS app in time for a rush of Google Reader exiles, but it left Android users looking for alternative newsreaders. That void is now filled with the launch of the company's Android app. The Android build closely matches its iOS counterpart, with support for Digg...

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As we stand on the precipice of the shutdown of Google Reader the search for replacement RSS clients is more frantic than ever, and now Digg has opened access to its app for any users interested. Currently available on the web and as an iOS app (Android coming soon), importing ones Google account ...

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Digg announced on its blog that its new Reader service will be available to the public on a rolling basis starting today. The beta version of the service will target Google Reader users looking to jump ship before the Google RSS service shuts down next week. Initially, the company is opening Digg...

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With the impending doom of Google Reader just around the corner on July 1, RSS fans have been searching for an alternative to their beloved feed. Digg has heard their cries, and will be launching the first public beta of its new Reader replacement, called Digg Reader, next week. The beta will slo...

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Betaworks, the company that rescued the faltering Digg, has now acquired Instapaper, says a report in TechCrunch. The news originated from an email sent by Betaworks founder and CEO John Borthwick and was confirmed by Instapaper founder Marco Arment. Arment writes on his blog, I'm happy to...

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Just when you thought that Digg had faded into the obscure fog of irrelevancy, the company comes out with a new Digg app for iPhone (free). The app is getting a lot of buzz, perhaps just because many users have moved on to other ways of getting their top news. The new app features a "clean mobi...

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Well, that was fast. Not two weeks after Digg was bought out by Betaworks (parent company to Bit.ly, among other startups), we're learning the crowd-sourced news aggregator is poised to relaunch as soon as August 1. In a blog post, the 10-person engineering team promises an overhaul of the site, o...

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