The Daily doubles down on custom app development, hints about move to iPhone

The Daily, which began life as Rupert Murdoch’s first stab at a tablet only newspaper, has found a new life as a custom app developer. Today it’s releasing the Android version of its guide to the much anticipated Angry Birds Space, the new game from Rovio that debuts tomorrow. I chatted with The Daily’s publisher, Greg Clayman, about the role of custom apps in his business.

Internet ads finally surpass newspapers

Internet advertising has been gaining on newspaper advertising for a long time, and in 2010 the new media finally surpassed the old media.

Can News Corp.’s iPad publication The Daily succeed from behind a wall?

Sources who have seen News Corp.’s iPad newspaper, The Daily, tell All Things Digital’s Peter Kafka that the app is “both old fashioned and cutting edge.” In that way, it sounds a lot like Rupert Murdoch, a man with newspaper ink for blood but who, for example, saw the potential for satellite television way before others did.

NimbleCommerce lets newspapers build their own Groupon

Startup NimbleCommerce is officially launching today, but founder and chief executive Prashant Nedungadi said the company, which has been working in stealth mode for the past year and half, has already signed up more than 25 large newspapers and business directories for its group-buying service.

New York Times updates iPad app with full content, free until 2011

The New York Times is set to update its Editor’s Choice iPad app — which only offers a select amount of content — with a new version tomorrow that offers much more content from its website, media-and-technology news site PaidContent reports.

Apple gearing up for newspaper subscription plan

While many are eagerly waiting for Apple to announce a subscription offering for its music and video content, the company is apparently looking to offer newspaper subscriptions first, the San Jose Mercury News reports.