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Digg is keeping true to its promise by launching an RSS news aggregator before the shutdown of Google Reader on July 1.
The social news aggregating website said its RSS reader will be available to all users by June 26.
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Digg is aiming to release a beta version of its RSS reader some time in June, ahead of the July 1 closing of Google Reader, but it may not be free.
After Google announced it would be shutting down its RSS reader back in March, Digg promised users it...
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