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Tourist imprisoned in Australia for importing tea: http://bit.ly/dBCMXi #digg #digguser #australia #tourism #police

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Tourist imprisoned in Australia for importing tea: http://bit.ly/dBCMXi #digg #digguser #australia #tourism #police

Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

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This sponsored is produced by The Founder Showcase. Are you an early-stage startup looking for funding or exposure? Then apply to the Founder Showcase, Silicon Valley’s leading seed-stage pitch competition. This competition is 100% free: previous presenters have raised over $40 million without ever being required to pay a dime....
Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

Highlights Of The Pirate Bay's 'Physibles' Section: The 3D-Printable Chris Dodd

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The other day it occurred to me to have a look at the Pirate Bay's 'Physibles' category for 3D printer plans, to see what's been added since it launched with a 3D pirate ship model earlier this year. Among the odds and ends (both useful and just-for-fun) like a whistle,...
Highlights Of The Pirate Bay's 'Physibles' Section: The 3D-Printable Chris Dodd

Twitter @anywhere, OpenID, OAuth, and Digg's support of Open Standards

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Twitter @anywhere, OpenID, OAuth, and Digg's support of Open Standards

Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

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Imgur, the popular photo-sharing site among users of Reddit, Digg and Facebook, is today announcing an overhaul of its API in an effort to make it easier for developers to build applications using Imgur’s infrastructure. The company had already issued over 10,000 API keys prior to today’s API update, reaching...
Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

Betaworks launches Swirl: A group photo sharing app that wont make your eyes bleed

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With the rise of photo sharing services like Instagram, countless startups have tried to create the perfect “group photo sharing” app. And while I absolutely hate nearly every app that fits this category, idealistically speaking, there are plenty of reasons to keep an eye on this space. Allowing anyone to easily create...
Betaworks launches Swirl: A group photo sharing app that wont make your eyes bleed

All-Star Cast Invests 750K In Ben Huh And Matt Galligan’s Mobile News Startup Circa

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SimpleGeo’s Matt Galligan and Icanhascheezburger’s Ben Huh have teamed up to change the way people consume news via mobile. Their startup Circa, which boasts a newsworthy list of advisors like former Digg CEO Jay Adelson, has just raised 750K in seed funding from eonCapital, Quotidian Ventures, Techstars’ David Cohen and David...
All-Star Cast Invests 750K In Ben Huh And Matt Galligan’s Mobile News Startup Circa

Google seems to have de-indexed Digg

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The folks over at The State of Search have noticed an interesting development regarding Digg on Google Search, via a tweet from Matt Sawyer of Datadial. It seems that the once uber-hot Web property no longer appears on Google Search. As you can see, a site-specific search reveals, well, nothing. It’s...
Google seems to have de-indexed Digg

Announcing Digg for iPhone + 2 Weeks of iPad Awesomeness

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Announcing Digg for iPhone + 2 Weeks of iPad Awesomeness

Betaworks' News.Me Team Is Rebuilding An All-New Digg, Launching August 1

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News updates from Fast Company.The team at News.me, a mobile news app from NYC tech incubator Betaworks, says we'll see a completely rebuilt version of Digg on August 1, built out in just six weeks by their team of 10. We already knew Betaworks was going to put the News.me...
Betaworks' News.Me Team Is Rebuilding An All-New Digg, Launching August 1
5 Minutes on The Verge: Techmeme's Gabe Rivera

Betaworks Is Buying Digg For $500,000

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Betaworks is buying social news site Digg for $500,000, the Wall Street Journal reports. Digg will be folded into Betworks' social news reader project, News.me. This is not the outcome people expected for Digg. At one time it was a hot startup turning down acquisition offers from Google. Digg CEO...
Betaworks Is Buying Digg For $500,000

Google takes aim at Digg and Fark with Reader Play

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Google takes aim at Digg and Fark with Reader Play

Careful, Twitter — remember what happened to MySpace and Digg

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Twitter sent some shock waves through the technology community with a blog post on Friday that talked about its plans for the future, and suggested that those plans don’t necessarily involve third-party services and apps. Although the company phrased its statement as a move designed to standardize the experience...
Careful, Twitter — remember what happened to MySpace and Digg

HootSuite adds Reddit, StumbleUpon and more to its ever-growing App Directory

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Social media management dashboard HootSuite has announced a slew of new additions to its App Directory, with Reddit, StumbleUpon, Scoop.it, Nexalogy, and Cmp.ly jumping on board. Launched in 2008, HootSuite lets users manage multiple social networks through a single dashboard, and the Vancouver-based company has grown into a global social...
HootSuite adds Reddit, StumbleUpon and more to its ever-growing App Directory

The 404 1,100: Where we spoke in class today (podcast)

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Can you believe that Pearl Jam's "Jeremy" premiered on MTV two decades ago? We're all feeling a little old, so we'll cheer ourselves up with a picture collection of Olympic divers in mid-jump. We'll also talk about Nasa airing the Mars Landing in Times Square, review the new Digg homepage,...
The 404 1,100: Where we spoke in class today (podcast)

Rumor: Digg to be acquired by The Washington Post

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With a history only fitting an Internet business, Digg has seen the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows, and everywhere in between. We’ve received a tips from multiple sources that Digg may have found a suitor by way of The Washington Post. The social bookmarking site...
Rumor: Digg to be acquired by The Washington Post

Official Digg iPhone app launches

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The social news site Digg has finally released a homegrown iPhone application, which gives iPhone users a faster and more elegant alternative to the site’s mobile version. The app is free (but ad-supported), and offers up many of the features you’d expect: You can view all of the stories throughout...
Official Digg iPhone app launches
How the new Digg digs up its top stories -- without your help, thank you very much

Google Buzz Boosts Sharing On Google Reader By 35 Percent

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Social sharing is becoming a big contributor to traffic for many sites. While Facebook and Twitter drive more sharing than any other services, Google is trying to compete with Buzz, which is now part of Gmail but shares links to article and blog posts through Google Reader. Over the...
Google Buzz Boosts Sharing On Google Reader By 35 Percent

The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

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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 despite the tight deadline, the Digg team managed to get this completely rewritten version of the site out ahead of...
The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

SCREENSHOTS: The New Digg Is Here!

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Today marks a new start for Digg.  Just six short weeks ago, Digg was bought by Betaworks and it immediately launched aggressive plans to relaunch the site in six weeks. And we will admit, we are impressed with the new site and app. The social bookmarking site has a new lease...
SCREENSHOTS: The New Digg Is Here!
Digg and Milk founder Kevin Rose heads to Google

MIT hushing up swarmbot display tech?

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On Wednesday morning, Evan Ackerman over at BotJunkie posted about MIT's Flyfire system. The idea behind the system is simple and very exciting: Swarms of tiny LED-carrying robot helicopters arrange themselves in the air to make 2D or 3D displays in which each bot serves as a single pixel....
MIT hushing up swarmbot display tech?

More media sites integrate Open Graph as social readers grow

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MSNBC.com, The Daily Show, The Huffington Post, MTV News and other media companies launched Open Graph integrations last week to enable site visitors to share their activity back on Facebook. With the announcement of the new apps, Facebook revealed statistics about existing media partners who are seeing success with Timeline:...
More media sites integrate Open Graph as social readers grow

Mythbusters lego diorama

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From Flickr user Shmails. Recognize the myth? I'm especially like the little minifigs Jamie and Adam. [via The Brothers Brick] More:Mythbusters AmigurumiMythbusters interview, part oneMythbusters interview, part twoMythbusters Adam on education issues Read more | Permalink | Comments | Read more articles in LEGO | Digg this!...
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Al Gore used his Current.tv payout to buy Apple shares worth $29.5M

Digg Now a Top 100 Site Worldwide Thanks to… Pakistan?

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Digg.com has been in the top 100 sites in the US for some time, but they have finally gone global. According to Alexa, they are #99 worldwide in Traffic Rank. After a rough run through 2009 that ended strong, they have surpassed their strong 2008 levels. While recent success...
Digg Now a Top 100 Site Worldwide Thanks to… Pakistan?

Changes at the top for Federated Media: Deanna Brown is out, Battelle is back in

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Big news at Federated Media today, founder John Battelle is stepping back in as CEO after many years of not running the company day to day. Deanna Brown will be stepping down. The company offered the usual boiler plate statement on the move: How great everything is, that Battelle is...
Changes at the top for Federated Media: Deanna Brown is out, Battelle is back in
Facebook helps bump Digg's traffic by 35 percent
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