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Mobile Minutes: Amazon expands deliveries; Carriers and WhatsApp; Twitter in Japan; IPhone trade-ins

screen322x572Amazon is expanding deliveries by its on-demand drivers is quietly inviting drivers for its new “on-demand” delivery service to handle its standard packages, as the online retailer known for low prices and razor-thin profit margins looks to speed up delivery times and tamp down its growing multi-billion dollar logistics bill.
Read more on CNBC

Why carriers want to delete WhatsApp
Two years ago, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at the Mobile World Congress, an annual industry gathering held in Barcelona, to reassure phone companies that Facebook is their natural ally.
Read more on Bloomberg

Apple offers new iPhone trade-in plan
Apple just made it easier for some folks to trade in their old iPhone for a newer model, and to do so for less than $15 a month in some cases.
Read more on USA Today

Twitter has more users than Facebook – in Japan
Twitter Inc. is now bigger than its rival Facebook Inc. – in Japan, at least.
Read more on The Wall Street Journal