Yesterday evening rumours flew about a Digg-Washington Post acquisition. The Next Web reported WaPo was buying to the social reader; TechCrunch reported an acqui-hire.The most recent report, by All Things D’s Peter Kafka, says WaPo is only acquiring Digg’s tech team, not the business itself.
Kafka says Digg won’t be shut down; it’s management team will scramble to save the business after its tech talent leaves.
But Digg has tried, and failed, to find an acquirer over the past few months.
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