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 Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).