News@5: Facebook Outages, Zuckerberg Richer Than Jobs & Kindle For Android App Upgraded

Microsoft has announced that Activision's Modern Warfare 2 was the most played game on Xbox Live for the week ending 19 September. Despite its immense success at launch, Halo: Reach came in second.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surpassed Apple CEO Steve Jobs in the table of the 400 richest businessmen in the United States. In a new list released by Forbes magazine, Facebook’s CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg has managed to overtake Apple CEO Steve Jobs, to become the 35th richest businessman in the country

Microsoft has announced that the soon-to-be-launched Windows Phone 7 device will support tethering. Tethering allows users to turn their smartphone into a modem for laptops and other mobile devices.

Amazon has released an upgrade for its Kindle for Android application, enabling users to perform various activities on smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system.

Facebook has provided a detailed explanation on the latest outage that had caused the platform to be inaccessible for over two and a half hours. The outage is said to be its worst in over four years.