December 3, 2012

No More Daily iPad for Rupert Murdoch

Taylor Soper, Geekwire

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News Corp.’s attempt at an iPad newspaper will officially end Dec. 15, as Rupert Murdoch’s company announced today it will “cease standalone publication” of its short-lived e-newspaper, The Daily.

For the past 22 months, significant effort and money went toward Murdoch’s experiment, the first iPad daily publication that refreshed every morning and charged customers each week for 99 cents or each year for $40. But troubles were apparent when The Daily laid off a third of its staff this summer and now Murdoch is calling it quits.

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