China's central government has banned the installation of Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8

China holding anti-monopoly probe into Microsoft

29 Jul A Chinese regulator has said it is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft because the firm has not fully disclosed information about its Windows and Microsoft Office software.

Amazon has invested heavily in new products and services lately, including a smartphone

Amazon posts net quarterly loss of $126m

25 Jul Amazon.com posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics.

Google has been removing certain results from searches under an EU court ruling

EU to challenge Google on search result removal

24 Jul Google's handling of "right to be forgotten" requests from European citizens will come under fire from the continent's privacy watchdogs today, after the search engine restricted the removal of internet links to European sites only.

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would not take a 'cheap and easy' approach when trying to generate revenue from its acquisitions

Facebook's revenue jumps 61% in second quarter

24 Jul Facebook's fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61% increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street targets and sending shares to are cord-high in after-hours trading.

Netflix is beginning to earn more per customer following a subscription price increase

Netflix sees quarterly profit more than double

22 Jul Netflix said its quarterly profit more than doubled, boosted by strong growth in US and international subscribers as a price increase for its most popular US video streaming plan did not deter new users.

Charges were made to some accounts on the ticketing site after login details were obtained elsewhere

EBay's StubHub to detail cyber fraud

23 Jul eBay's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose today as they announce arrests in the case.

EMC employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland

EMC reports 5% rise in quarterly revenue

23 Jul EMC Corp, the world's largest data storage equipment maker, has reported a 5% rise in quarterly revenue, helped by sales of flash storage products and growth at its VMware virtualisation software unit.

ARM-designed processors power most smartphones on the market

Chip-maker ARM posts 9% rise in quarterly profit

22 Jul ARM Holdings, the British company whose processor designs power Apple's and Samsung's smartphones, posted a 9% rise in second-quarter profit, helped by strong demand to license its technology.

Huawei's revenue has been boosted by the company's push into the smartphone industry

Huawei posts 19% rise in half year revenue

21 Jul China's Huawei Technologies, the world's number two telecom equipment maker, said it would achieve sustainable growth in 2014 after posting a 19% jump in first-half revenue to 135.8 billion yuan (€16.16bn)

Earnings were higher for Google in the last quarter - though the amount it earns per 'click' is falling

Google makes another executive change

18 Jul Google's chief business officer, one of CEO Larry Page's key lieutenants and the company's main liaison to Wall Street, is leaving the Internet search company, the latest high-ranking executive to depart.

Samsung's smartphone market share has come under pressure from both low-cost and premium rivals

Poor performance sees Samsung bosses return bonus

18 Jul Nearly 200 managers at Samsung Electronics' mobile division have voluntarily returned a quarter of their first-half bonuses, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, with the firm poised to post its worst quarterly profit in two years.