Items tagged with Rupert Murdoch

In early 2011, Robert Murdoch's News Corp took the wraps off The Daily, a new, iPad-centric newspaper that was supposed to revolutionize the digital news business. Murdoch himself described the paper as "unique mix of text, photography, audio, video, information graphics, touch interactivity and real-time data and social feeds provides its editors with the ability to decide not only which stories are most important." It was also the first app to use Apple's in-app subscription system, which allowed charges to be billed directly to your iTunes account without needing to open another window or register... Read more...
While attention focuses on Rupert Murdoch's "The Daily," Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Galactic, among other things, is planning his own iPad-only digital news journal. Based on press conference invitations, Branson will beat Murdoch to the punch with a Tuesday unveiling of a digital magazine created for iPads. Branson said in invitations to the press that the magazine, "Project" will focus on entertainment, travel, business, design, and international culture. Other details will be available at the Nov. 30 New York City event. Meanwhile, it is rumored that Apple and Rupert Murdoch... Read more...