The Digg founder and current Google Ventures partner says the best business advice he got was from Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey: prune employees who don't fit.
Digg co-founder Kevin Rose is said to have joined Google, the search and advertising giant that once eyed Digg for a purchase.
Pownce, the hosted Twitter-alike service Six Apart acquired last year, re-emerges as free, open-source app for Web developers called Motion.
Digg co-founder and figurehead Kevin Rose confirms that he's left the company's day-to-day operations and is seeking to put his efforts into a new start-up venture.
Microblogging service Pownce is closing in just a few hours. Be sure to grab your data, if you haven't already, using the simple export request.
Once considered a Twitter rival, the start-up co-founded by Digg's Kevin Rose will be closing down in two weeks.
The recent demise of Streamy reinforces that there's just no more room for a start-up that wants to get all your social-networking feeds in one place. Facebook's snuffed that market out.
Twitter and Facebook client company Seesmic acquiring write-once, post-anywhere service Ping.fm. But why?
Powncememe pulls together odd or interesting items from Pownce and puts them on a single page.
Pownce opens up to everyone