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Bludgeoned with delays and rumours of its demise before it even launched, The Daily's set to launch in two weeks according to News Corp's son-of-Rupert, James Murdoch. The app, which Steve Jobs supposedly helped develop, will cost 99 US cents weekly.
It seems like Apple and News Corp are indeed in cahoots on The Daily, a new iPad-only newspaper that would be the first support the iTunes subscription billing, and John Gruber says he's hearing December 9 as a potential date for it's announcement event. The 9th, he notes, is a Thursday, so it's possible it might get pushed to the week after, perhaps arriving along with the Mac App Store.
After stories that Rupert Murdoch had binned his adventurous newspaper app project, his son James has said Project Alesia is going ahead, whether other newspapers want their content aggregated or not.
News Corp's big "Digital Planet" newspaper app project for tablets has been killed off supposedly due to lack of interest and cost. That means no one-stop app for all of their newspapers. Proper shame right there.
New York Times, get ready for a fight: Rupert Murdoch's lumbering news conglomerate is crafting a newspaper designed specifically for tablet and mobile devices like the iPad. And Rupert could be prepared to throw down millions to make it work.
The possibility that Microsoft might pay Rupert Murdoch's Newscorp to delist from Google (in favour of Bing) caused a lot of outrage, Giz included. Now we've got a statement from Microsoft in response.