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.


Tablet newspaper The Daily has 80K paying subscribers

Tablet newspaper The Daily has attracted more than 80,000 paying subscribers and 40,000 non-paying trail-only readers each week, it revealed Monday. The numbers are a sign that the News Corp.-owned innovative digital publication could succeed over time.

The Daily may leap from iPad to Android in spring

Rupert Murdoch’s ambitious tablet newspaper The Daily may not be an iPad-only affair for too long. The paper is apparently prepping for a jump to Android tablets in the second quarter of this year, sources tell All Things Digital.

News Corp has spent $30M on The Daily iPad newspaper

Rupert Murdoch is finally launching The Daily today, but there’s already been plenty of talk about the long-rumored iPad newspaper. One of the big topics of speculation has been the amount of money Murdoch is pouring into this effort.

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.

Apple CEO takes medical leave again

For the third time in seven years, Apple CEO Steve Jobs has temporarily stepped away from the iconic tech company to tend to his health.

Launch of News Corp.’s iPad newspaper delayed

The launch of The Daily, News Corp.’s iPad-only newspaper, has been delayed. The Daily was set to be unveiled in San Francisco next Wednesday. The delay will last “weeks, not months,” a source told All Things Digital.

News Corp’s Jon Miller: I can’t confirm our iPad newspaper, but it’s coming in Q1

Jon Miller, the chairman and chief executive of News Corp.’s digital media group, walked an amusing tightrope today at Business Insider’s Ignition conference today. When asked about News Corp.’s in-development iPad newspaper called The Daily, Miller emphasized that the company hasn’t confirmed the iPad newspaper’s existence — then he proceeded to talk about what News Corp. would be thinking if it was working on such an app.