NEW YORK (
executives are expected to announce the launch of
, a news service for the iPad, at an event in New York City on Feb. 2.
CEO Steve Jobs at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Jan. 19 to unveil the digital publication.
release was delayed a few weeks
so executives could work out some "technical details" regarding the subscription pay model, the
reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
is expected to be a $1 a week digital publication subscription product for the iPad that will feature general news, sports, arts and opinion sections. Murdoch has reportedly hired over 100 journalists to staff the publication.
In an interview in November, Murdoch told the
Australian Financial Review
that there will not be a print edition of
The event is set to begin at 11 a.m. ET next Wednesday at New York City's Guggenheim Museum. It will also feature an appearance from Apple vice president of Internet services Eddy Cue.
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