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Kevin Rose says key for startups is to 'edit your team'

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.

By September 11, 2012


Six Apart resurrects Pownce in new microblogging platform

Pownce, the hosted Twitter-alike service Six Apart acquired last year, re-emerges as free, open-source app for Web developers called Motion.

By October 1, 2009


Digg, Milk founder Kevin Rose said to have joined Google

Digg co-founder Kevin Rose is said to have joined Google, the search and advertising giant that once eyed Digg for a purchase.

By March 15, 2012


Pownce closes soon: Grab your data while you can

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.

By December 15, 2008


Pownce to shut down after Six Apart sale

Once considered a Twitter rival, the start-up co-founded by Digg's Kevin Rose will be closing down in two weeks.

By December 1, 2008


Digg co-founder Kevin Rose scales back Digg duties

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.

By March 18, 2011


Powncememe tracks hot Pownce activity for eye candy analysis

Powncememe pulls together odd or interesting items from Pownce and puts them on a single page.

By January 24, 2008


Pownce now open to everyone, still only useful to some

Pownce opens up to everyone

By January 22, 2008


Pownce beefs out its mobile presence (slightly)

Pownce (kinda) goes mobile.

By December 18, 2007


Plaxo launches new social network, Pulse--and it's a lot like Pownce

Address and calendar organization site branches into friendlier kind of networking by allowing users to spice up profiles with feeds from Twitter, Digg, Flickr, etc.

By August 6, 2007