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.
About Shelly Palmer
Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group, a strategic advisory, technology solutions and business development practice focused at the nexus of media and marketing with a special emphasis on augmented intelligence and data-driven decision-making. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert and a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com or subscribe to our daily email http://ow.ly/WsHcb
Like it? Tweet it.
"No surprise: News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years" by @ShellyPalmer
600,000 subscribers and counting...
We write a daily newsletter featuring current events and the top stories in technology, media, marketing and entertainment.Subscribe