Media rivals square up over iPad - Mobile World Live

Media rivals square up over iPad

29 NOV 2010

The Financial Times (FT) reports that Sir Richard Branson and Rupert Murdoch are set to go head-to-head with rival iPad-only publications, as Virgin prepares to launch a magazine for Apple’s tablet computer this week. The FT notes that Virgin has invited journalists to a press event in New York on November 30, where Sir Richard is expected to reveal a magazine, developed specifically for the iPad, called Project. It is expected to cover international culture, business and travel. Meanwhile Mr Murdoch’s News Corp is expected to unveil The Daily, an iPad-only “newspaper”, in early December.


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