Murdoch and Jobs to create iPad news app

By Rachel Hand topicIcon Mobile Marketing


Following the introduction of paywalls to many News Corp titles, Rupert Murdoch's multinational is set to enter the app market. Rather than replicating published content, however, everything in the Daily app will be made exclusively for the iPad and similar devices. According to the Guardian, the US paper has been "secretly under development in New York for several months".

Commentators have seized on rumours that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is set to be involved in this project, with the Guardian reporting that the app will be "developed with assistance from Apple engineers". Although Jobs has often had the final say over apps in the past