More Fallout at Digg: 10% of Staff Laid Off

Social news site Digg has just laid off 10% of its staff according to a representative from the company. The move comes a month after Jay Adelson’s sudden departure as CEO, in which he was replaced by company founder Kevin Rose. Rose writes in an e-mail to employees: “This is one of the hardest decisions we’ve had to make recently but we strongly believe that it is the right decision for the long-term health of the company....

May 11, 2010 · 1 min · 138 words · Omid Farhang

Digg’s iPhone App Gets Updated, Nasty Crash Fixed

A couple of weeks ago, Digg (finally) launched its official iPhone application to much fanfare. Like all first versions, however, it suffered from a couple of glitches, some of which have been addressed in this latest update, which brings the version number to 1.1.0. The list of improvements and fixes is as follows: – Closing the app on a Digg story page doesn’t result in a crash when reopening the app...

April 8, 2010 · 1 min · 148 words · Omid Farhang