Skip to main content

News Corp iPad Newspaper

News Corp iPad Newspaper - Apple's Steve Jobs will be joining Rupert Murdoch in a rare joint event to launch News Corporation's digital magazine project, the Daily, in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Arts on the 19th of January if a Forbes report is to be believed.

Forbes' Jeff Bercovici says that the Daily will be released on that day to an exclusive audience of 1000 and that the newspaper already employs 100 people and may well feature 3D features.

Steve Jobs may very well decide to launch the iPad 2 at the same event because the subscription model proposed by the Daily may well require some new features to be integrated into the forthcoming iOS 4.3.

Launching it on the 19th, rather than a couple of days later will only serve to amplify, not dilute, the message that the iPad is the best medium for electronic magazine subscriptions.

It would make perfect sense for Steve Jobs to launch the iPad 2 and for Rupert Murdoch to then join him on stage to debut The Daily.

While the success of the iPad 2 is almost guaranteed, that of The Daily is far from being certain especially as it will cost $0.99 per week and already lacks a print version.

News Corp iPad Newspaper

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Urban Meyer Stepping Down

Urban Meyer Stepping Down - Well, it appears as if it’s deja vu all over again.

Less than 12 months after retiring and then un-retiring, Urban Meyer is apparently stepping down as Florida’s head coach. There’s no word on if he will be stepping back up tomorrow.

Urban Meyer Stepping Down

According to Todd Wright of Sporting News radio, GatorUpdates.com and AOL Fanhouse‘s Brett McMurphy Meyer will announce at a 5 p.m. ET press conference Wednesday that he is resigning/retiring as the Gators’ head coach. There are no further details available at this time, other than GatorUpdates reporting over the weekend that Meyer checked into a hospital the week of the UGA game and has been undergoing tests since.

Obviously, we’ll have more on this story throughout the day and well into the night…

Urban Meyer Stepping Down

Work-Related Personal Development Plans

Work-Related Personal Development Plans - Personal development refers to activities that improve self-knowledge and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and employability, enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. The concept is not limited to self-development but includes formal and informal activities for developing others, in roles such as teacher, guide, counselor, manager, coach, or mentor. Finally, as personal development takes place in the context of institutions, it refers to the methods, programs, tools, techniques, and assessment systems that support human development at the individual level in organizations.

At the level of the individual, personal development includes the following activities:

* improving self-awareness
* improving self-knowledge
* building or renewing identity
* developing strengths or talents
* identifying or improving potential
* building employability or human ca…

Matt Cassel Undergoes Appendectomy

Matt Cassel Undergoes Appendectomy - The mystery of Matt Cassel missing practice Wednesday coupled with the Kansas City Chiefs promoting quarterback Tyler Palko has been solved.

The team has announced that Cassel underwent an appendectomy on Wednesday morning. The Chiefs say they expect Cassel to return to work this week. Returning to work and being ready to perform well in the team’s biggest game of the season on Sunday against San Diego are two different things. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting the Chiefs are viewing Cassel as being questionable to play in the game.

Clearly, this is terrible timing. The Chiefs are 8-4 and would take a major step toward the playoffs with a win over the Chargers. Cassel has played very well for the past two months. If he can’t play, the brittle Brodie Croyle would face the Chiefs in his first action of the season. Croyle last played in Week 13 of the 2009 season.

Matt Cassel Undergoes Appendectomy

Cassel’s availability will come down to whether he…