Google (GOOG) is hiring Digg founder Kevin Rose, sources tell AllThingsD. Rose, whose latest...

|By:, SA News Editor

Google (GOOG) is hiring Digg founder Kevin Rose, sources tell AllThingsD. Rose, whose latest startup just shut down, has plenty of fans at Digg and elsewhere, and that's fueling speculation he could provide a lift to Google+ at a time when both the social networking service and Google's broader strategy are increasingly coming under fire.