McDonald's goes haywire in Asia: no orders | EUROtoday

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McDonald’s is experiencing an outage of its pc system in a number of components of theAsia-Pacific: The “blackout” prevented clients from ordering meals from do-it-yourself digital kiosks and cell phone apps.

Orders solely on the counter

And technological failure precipitated the issue and clients are suggested to order from employees at retailer counters, the quick meals large stated in an announcement on its Hong Kong web site on Friday.

An organization spokesperson in Japan stated he was uncertain how lengthy the issue will final, whereas eating places in Taiwan have suspended phone and on-line orders as a consequence of system upkeep.

Duration unknown

According to media reviews, the difficulty is spreading additional throughout the area. The Hong Kong Economic Times stated operations in components of mainland China had additionally been affected, and “McDonald's has collapsed” had grow to be one of many prime trending subjects on social media platform Weibo.