News Corp And Apple Launch “The Daily” News Publication; Available In The App Store For $0.99 Weekly, $39.99 Yearly

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News Corp and Apple launched the news publication “The Daily”, which has been designed exclusively for Apple ’s
at a media event in New York earlier today. We first heard rumors of the
.
After the media event, The Daily has also gone live in the US
.
Introducing The Daily – the first digital news publication with original content created every day exclusively for the iPad. Built from scratch by a team of top journalists and designers, The Daily covers the world: breaking news, sports, pop culture, entertainment, apps, games, technology, opinion, celebrity gossip and more.
The Daily has the depth and quality of a magazine but is delivered daily like a newspaper and updated in real-time like the web.
• Immersive photography

• Interactive charts, info-graphics and clickable hot spots

• Saving articles to read later

• Sharing Web-friendly versions of articles via Twitter, Facebook and e-mail

• Your favorite sports teams’ scores, news and photos

• In-app commenting — including audio comments

• Your local weather
) costs $0.99 a week or $39.99 a year (though the first two weeks is free) and will be automatically billed to users’ iTunes account.
Are you planning to give it a try? Do you think a digital tablet-focused newspaper like
is a good idea?

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