No surprise: News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years

The Daily App

The Daily App

Rolling out in February 2011, News Corporation’s The Daily launched as the world’s “first iPad-only newspaper” in the US, before finally landing in the UK App Store last September. But now, six months after laying off a third of its staff, The Daily will be shutting up shop. The initiative was an interesting one for sure, as the media giant attempted to reimagine the newspaper for the digital age, but the fact that it put all its eggs in the tablet basket with no Web-based edition was always going to limit its uptake. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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