In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.
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.
Longtime buyout rumor monger Digg is once again said to be on the auction block, this time in a potential deal with the Washington Post.
As the site hemorrhages users, a new news algorithm attempts to separate "meaningful" stories from those that are merely popular.
Suddenly, the outfit behind the .co domain is everywhere, even if many people barely notice. It's all part of Juan Diego Calle's shrewd strategy.
Tired of checking into your restaurant? Check into your hamburger instead. Then rate it!
Digg to do away with its software-free toolbar in upcoming version of site. The news comes within hours of Digg's CEO Jay Adelson stepping down.
Digg CEO Jay Adelson surprises the audience by announcing a revamped version of the service with a big slate of new features.
The news that the Beatles are on iTunes launched a thousand puns. It's our first Crave alternative headline competition!
It's clear that the company has to deal with its dual identity as a social-news pioneer struggling to compete with Facebook and Twitter, and a Slashdot-like fanboy hub.