Despite rumors that NewsCorp’s The Daily has been put “on watch,” it seems that publisher Greg Clayman is feeling optimistic about the future.
(Update: It looks like today wasn’t the best day for Mr. Clayman to close on a million-dollar house. A few hours after publishing, news broke that The Daily is planning to lay off a third of its staff.)
Mr. Clayman and wife Amanda have purchased a townhouse co-op in Brooklyn Heights for $1.16 million, according to city records.
Content providers beware — Apple is putting the squeeze on publishers that use its App Store as a platform for selling their own programs. The New York Times reports:
Apple rejected Sony’s iPhone application, which would have let people buy and read e-books bought from the Sony Reader Store.
Apple told Sony that from now on, Read More
The Taipei-based blog Digitimes is reporting that after some delays the iPad 2 will ship sometime within the next 100 days, hitting stores roughly ten months after the release of the first iPad:
Foxconn Electronics’ (Hon Hai Precision Industry’s) plants in Shenzhen, China have recently Read More