Mobile Minutes: Virgin Mobile, Facebook, Amazon, fast-food giants


Optus, Virgin Mobile suffer major mobile outage
Optus and Virgin Mobile prepaid customers have been impacted by a nationwide outage affecting voice and data that began at about 7.30 pm AEDST on Thursday night, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
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Facebook unveils video ads to court TVs market
Facebook Inc. is releasing its long-awaited video-advertising product today, as the worlds largest social network moves to diversify its revenue by tapping into television-marketing budgets, per Bloomberg.
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Amazon opens up its service for streaming games and mobile apps from the cloud
The little chips and pieces of memory inside your cell phone are only so powerful, according to VentureBeat.
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Fast-food giants finally dip toes in GrubHub’s order-by-app world
Its a big day in restaurant app news. Starbucks is actively working on mobile ordering, Bloomberg News reported, and McDonalds announced at a conference this morning that it will test digital payment and ordering in certain markets around the world this year. The two quick-service restaurant leaders are setting a standard for other chains looking to improve their services, Bloomberg reports.
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