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Betaworks takes majority stock in Instapaper

Marco Arment, the creator of the "read later" app, decides to step back and let startup-launcher Betaworks take control.

By Apr. 25, 2013

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Digg bought up by Betaworks, will live on alongside News.me

The once-immensely popular social news site has been purchased by New York-based Betaworks, and will live on next to daily news digest service News.me.

By Jul. 12, 2012

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Gnip, Betaworks create short URL seed bank

Emergency database will let dead URL shortening services--or at least their short URLs--come back to life.

By Aug. 14, 2009

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The new Digg to relaunch in August after total rebuild

Digg's new owners say they're rewriting the site from scratch, and will have a brand-new version of it up by August 1.

By Jul. 20, 2012

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Can Digg make a comeback?

Can Digg make a comeback under the leadership of the Betaworks team? Or is it a house whose foundation is permanently broken?

By Jul. 16, 2012

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Evan Williams' media startup Medium raises $25M

The publishing platform that's a mix between Twitter and Blogger gets a hefty wad of cash in venture capital funding.

By Jan. 28, 2014

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New Digg is now live, with focus on 'top stories'

Just six weeks after Betaworks announced a complete makeover of the ailing news aggregator, the site is up and running, with a streamlined home page and Facebook and Twitter integration.

By Jul. 31, 2012

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Caterina Fake's Findery launches to be your living atlas

The celebrated entrepreneur is trying to make the world more human one place at a time.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Digg buried into News.me

News aggregator Digg is sold for parts, Dish customers can still see Sunday's Breaking Bad premiere, and the Uber app tries some sweet marketing.

By Jul. 13, 2012

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Facebook buys Obvious-backed startup Branch

The New York-based startup "builds social products to empower conversation" and is backed by an incubator that former Twitter bigwigs Evan Williams and Biz Stone created.

By Jan. 13, 2014