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‘The Daily’ Now Available for Specific Android Devices

'The Daily' Now Available for Specific Android Devices

The Daily is now available in Android. The News Corp.NY-based tablet tabloid, which has been iPad only until recently, is not being offered in the Android Marketplace but instead will be available in its second OS only on certain Verizon Wireless devices, according to paidContent. Verizon was the [Full Story…]

Student Data Project to Help Teachers in NY Will Continue

Student Data Project to Help Teachers in NY Will Continue

NY is planning to finish a project  that was stopped earlier this year to generate a database that provides academic data on students. According to the Wall Street Journal, "part of a larger system that will connect several states and allow educators to share curriculum materials, applications and [Full Story…]

More News Corp. Fallout: NY Ousts Wireless Generation

More News Corp. Fallout: NY Ousts Wireless Generation

On Saturday, NY state ended a contract it had with Wireless Generation, a tech company specializing in software for teachers. This was the latest fallout from the News Corp. phone hacking scandal, as the company had invested $360 million in Wireless Generation just last September. According to [Full Story…]

News Corp.’s ‘The Daily’ Still Flying Under the Radar

News Corp.'s 'The Daily' Still Flying Under the Radar

With the recent fracas surrounding the phone hacking scandal at News Corp.'s now defunct tabloid News of the World, The New York Observer decided to take a look at a News Corp. property that has flown under the radar since the scandal broke -  The Daily, the iPad only, NY-based newspaper [Full Story…]

Concern Rising Over Murdoch’s Contract with NY Education Dept.

Concern Rising Over Murdoch's Contract with NY Education Dept.

Many NY progressive groups are becoming increasingly concerned over the contract granted to Wireless Generation by the NYState Education Department. Wireless Generation is an education technology company that was purchased by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in November 2010. Murdoch hired former NY [Full Story…]

Rival Local Tabloids Discuss Partnership

Rival Local Tabloids Discuss Partnership

The New York Times Representatives from Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, owners of The New York Post, and Mortimer Zuckerman's Daily News have been meeting to discuss a possible partnership.  The talks began informally following Cablevision's successful takeover of Newsday. The long-time [Full Story…]