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This article was published on February 2, 2011

    The Daily is now live on the App Store

    The Daily is now live on the App Store
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    You watched the livestream earlier, then you read our lengthy article listing everything you needed to know about The Daily – now the iPad application has gone live on the App Store.

    The Daily will feature news articles, interactive graphics, videos and photos designed to work with the iPad’s touchscreen. The Daily will cost a mere 14 cents per day, 99 cents a week, $40 per year and will be sold exclusively via Apple’s iTunes store. The first two weeks will be free, courtesy of Verizon. A small selection of the iPad newspaper will be available on its site.

    The Daily totaled $30 million to set up and will cost $500,000 to run weekly. Murdoch’s other publications, The Wall Street Journal, The Times and The Sunday Times, have all introduced paywalls for their websites. The Daily joins the ranks of other paid-for newspaper apps on the iPad including Esquire, the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ and Wired.