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Prototype of new iPad glimpsed at news event

February 10, 2011


On Feb. 2, when Rupert Murdoch unveiled “The Daily,” the iPad’s newspaper, eyewitnesses caught a glimpse of a prototype of a new iPad in the audience. An unnamed source confirmed its existence but News Corp. and Apple declined to comment. The only tidbit we know is that it allegedly features a front-facing camera at the […]

Newspaper stocks take a leap

February 7, 2011


On a good note, newspaper stocks are jumping over the last week. The Associated Press is reporting that Monday’s announcement that AOL will buy the Huffington Post for $315 million is showing that investors are still willing to buy into news organizations. We’re just excited that a newspaper can still be worth $315 million. News […]

First ever iPad newspaper launch delayed

January 14, 2011


It was announced this morning that News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch’s first iPad-only newspaper The Daily has been delayed by a few weeks. They were expecting to launch it next week but it appears that some tweaks that Apple needs to make is causing the delay. However, here’s an article listing things that are known about […]

No space for MySpace?

January 13, 2011


After MySpace laid off 500 workers (about half of its remaining staff) earlier this week, reports are surfacing today that News Corp. might sell the social networking site. It obviously has struggled trying to compete with Facebook. Technically, their spokeswoman has said they are looking at “strategic options.” News Corp. bought MySpace in 2005 for […]