Netflix launches in France and will launch in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg later this month

Netflix launches service in France

15 Sep Netflix has today launched its video streaming service in France and teamed up with Bouygues to offer its content on some French set-top boxes.

Vodafone has been buying cable firms on mainland Europe as it seeks to broaden the products it offers

Vodafone could bid for Liberty Global - report

11 Sep Vodafone's chief executive Vittorio Colao has said Europe's biggest cable group, Liberty Global, could be a good fit for the mobile operator "for the right price", according to a Bloomberg report.

The Apple Watch will be launched in early 2015 - though it is unclear when Ireland will see the device

Apple unveils smartwatch, new iPhones

09 Sep Apple has unveiled a new watch, two larger iPhones and a mobile payments service as chief executive officer Tim Cook seeks to revive the company's reputation as a wellspring of innovation.

US says that some complainants have introduced new arguments and new data in Google probe

EU puts new squeeze on Google in probe

09 Sep Google must come up with "new solutions" to meet complaints from competitors about its proposed competition settlement with Brussels, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia has said.

Nest to begin offering its products for sale in Ireland

Nest to offer its products in Ireland

08 Sep Nest, the smart home technology firm bought by Google for $3.2 billion earlier this year, is to begin offering its products for sale in Ireland.