New York – Digg, the news aggregation and ranking service,
has named Matt Williams, formerly’s general manager of consumer
payments, as its new CEO, TechCrunch reported.

Williams will replace former CEO
and co-founder Jay Adelson, who stepped down in April after five years to
pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities.

Since then, Digg co-founder Kevin
Rose has been chairman and acting CEO.

TechCrunch reports that Rose will now
assume the role of chief architect at the company.


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