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Digg

So Digg has raised an additional $28.7-million from its various financial backers, according to a blog post by co-founder Jay Adelson, a press release from the company, and numerous reports from the blogosphere. That's almost three times as much as Digg has raised so far, in two previous rounds of financing. Why so much? That's…

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Kind of surprised this hasn't gotten more coverage in the Digg-obsessed blogosphere (other than this and this): Katie Couric, the not-so-critically acclaimed CBS News anchor, has uploaded a video to YouTube in which she asks the Digg community for questions they want her to ask when she's at the upcoming political conventions. Flashing her Digg…

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Maybe it's just the summer heat getting to people, but TechCrunch swears that this time it's for real, and Google is on the verge of buying Digg for "around $200-million." Yes, this is pretty much the same rumour that was going around earlier this year, but Mike Arrington says the talks are back on (apparently…

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So Mixx -- a Digg-like social news app -- has been bragging to anyone who will listen that its traffic has doubled to a million uniques a month in May, and it is getting lots of love from its mainstream-media partners, including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Reuters and Slate. But…

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As I think many people probably expected, the Digg takeover rumours have turned out to be totally untrue -- or have they? According to Jay Adelson at least, they are completely false. The Digg co-founder says the company is "focused on improving Digg and rolling out great features," which is pretty much the same thing…

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