Aha. Looks like we now have confirmation that The Daily – the much-awaited iPad-only newspaper title from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp – is set to launch next Wednesday, February 2nd.
Good stuff. I hope the title is worthy of all the hype it’s had, and that we see a sensible new subscription model announced for The Daily and other iPad newspapers and magazines.
News Via: Apple Insider
According to New York Times writer Jeremy W. Peters the highly-anticipated iPad-only newspaper title from News Corp – The Daily – will launch next Wednesday, February 2, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Peters also says that Eddy Cue, Apple’s VP of Internet Services, will be there for the announcement. Here’s what Fast Company has to say about Cue’s role at Apple:
Cue runs arguably the most disruptive 21st-century Web businesses: iTunes and the App Store …
If Peters’ information is accurate then hopefully we’ll hear about a new subscription model for not just The Daily, but for all newspaper and magazine titles on the iPad. About time too.
This is the second time we’ve seen rumors of a specific date for The Daily’s launch – here’s hoping this one proves true.
UPDATE: This is now confirmed – as Apple and News Corp have issued invites to the launch. New post on this coming in just a few.
News Via: Gizmodo