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Rumor: Digg to be acquired by The Washington Post (updated: site will remain, tech team transfers) (The Next Web)
We've received a tip from multiple sources that Digg may have found a suitor by way of The Washington Post. AllThingsD The Post plans to put the new hires to work alongside the people who built the publisher's Social Reader Facebook app. Once the deal closes, Digg won't shut down, at least not immediately. VentureBeat Serious negotiations with the Washington Post have been going on almost a month, but Digg may have been seeking a potential buyer for the last three months, according to our sources.
Gingrich Suspends Campaign in YouTube Video to Supporters (Mashable)
In an unusual move, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich announced he will be suspending his campaign Wednesday in a YouTube video addressed to his supporters and released early Tuesday morning.
Kickstarter Scammer Almost Gets Away With It (SocialTimes)
The "MYTHIC: The Story of Gods and Men" Kickstarter was a project that promised an "action/strategy based RPG brought to you by the same team that left Activision / Blizzard in search of something better." The problem was that most of the claims on their Kickstarter page were false.