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Chaotic Moon Studios Partners with News Corp. for the Development of their Newest Publication, The Daily

11 Mar 2011

When world-renowned media giant News Corporation chose to embark on one of its most ambitious endeavors to date, it reached out to the creative minds of Chaotic Moon Studios for a partnership in the app development for the first-ever fully digital daily publication, The Daily. Launched in February, The Daily has been publishing around a 100 pages of original, interactive content a day about news, sports, gossip and celebrity, opinion, arts and life, and apps and games.

In order to successfully bring iPad users a digital news publication delivered every morning, News Corporation — the world leader in news, sports, and entertainment – chose to partner with Chaotic Moon Studios to make this vision a reality and create a unique and interactive digital experience that would change the way people_cpt consumed news.

“From the very beginning, we collaborated with News Corp. and The Daily to develop a blueprint for their product strategy, which included designing an experience and media platform like the world has never seen before,” said Ben Lamm, Chief Creative Officer of Chaotic Moon Studios. “To make this dream a reality, we applied the same principles making us the industry leader in mobile media today. We worked with The Daily to help design the product, develop the vision, and launch a world-class application. We are extremely proud to work alongside The Daily team, as well as to have played a role in launching the most innovative and revolutionary digital media experience of the 21st century.”

To ease daily production, Chaotic Moon Studios created custom interactive content modules to give the editorial team the maximum amount of rich media and flexibility needed to create compelling, fun content on the iPad.

“Building The Daily app from the ground up required the efforts of a highly skilled team,” said Greg Clayman, publisher of The Daily. “Chaotic Moon is a great partner for us, they have a deep understanding of how the tablet computer is changing the consumption of news and share our belief in the power of rich content.”

About Chaotic Moon Studios:
Chaotic Moon is comprised of the most talented thinkers, designers, coders, and developers in the mobile media industry today. For over 20 years they have learned their craft from some of the most innovative companies, such as Apple and IBM. They are award winners, Open Source thought leaders, iPhoneDevCamp founders, and even doctors. Between them they hold over a dozen patents and have been interviewed or written for magazines the likes of Wired, ComputerWorld, and Business Week. As the world’s most proven mobile application studio, they provide everything from initial brainstorming and strategy, to custom development and publishing, to managing an entire mobile presence in any application marketplace.

About The Daily:
The Daily is a first-of-its-kind daily national news publication built exclusively as an application for tablet computing. It provides readers the engaging experience of a magazine combined with the immediacy of the web and the need-to-know content of a newspaper, all while elevating user experience beyond the printed word. The Daily is a subscription-based news product, published 365 days a year, at the cost of $0.99 cents a week or $39.99 a year. For more information on The Daily go to: http://www.thedaily.com.