News Corporation is all set to officially launch ‘The Daily’ today during an event where Apple’s vice president of Internet Services, Eddy Cue will be present as a special guest. The Daily is the first national daily news publication created for the iPad.
The launch holds a lot importance as it will set the stage for subscription based apps in the App Store. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has been working closely with Apple in order to deliver an all-purpose publication developed for Apple’s iPad.
‘The Daily’ app is expected to be available in the App Store at 12 PM EST. The online publication will cost 99 cents per week ($40/year). The app will feature the ability to automatically charge the customer for recurring subscriptions of the publication.
You can stream the launch event live by visiting http://www.thedaily.com/ at 11 AM ET. Are you excited about the launch? Let us know what you think in the comments below.