Bwin accepted a £900m bid from 888 Holdings earlier this month

Betting firm GVC ups bid for Bwin

27 Jul Online gambling firm GVC Holdings has raised its offer for Bwin.party Digital Entertainment to about £1 billion, topping a recently-accepted bid from 888 Holdings.

Allergan is best known as the maker of Botox

Israel's Teva to buy Allergan for $40.5bn

27 Jul Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva said that it was buying the generic drug business of Allergan for $40.5 billion, consolidating its position as a world leader in generics.

The European Union believes Sky's deal limits consumers' choices in the region

EU to probe Sky and major movie studios

23 Jul The European Union's competition commissioner has accused six major Hollywood studios and Britain's Sky TV pay channel of using movie licenses to block access to their content in other EU countries.

Yahoo is spending more money to attract viewers to its network of websites

Rising costs lead to lower Yahoo forecast

22 Jul Yahoo has forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter as it struggles to revive its core online advertising business and spends more to attract users to its websites.

eBay bought payments firm PayPal in 2002 to facilitate a reliable method for shoppers to pay for their purchases on its website

PayPal shares rise following split from eBay

20 Jul PayPal Holdings shares have jumped as much as 11% in their highly anticipated return to the Nasdaq after more than a decade in eBay fold, valuing the digital payment processor at about $52 billion.

Uber clams it is just an intermediary between drivers and customers but critics say it provides a transportation service

ECJ to rule on the type of service Uber provides

20 Jul A Spanish judge has asked Europe's top court if online taxi-hailing app Uber is a "mere transport service" or a digital service, as the US start-up claims, in a case that could set a precedent for legal battles across the continent.

The Z3+ boasts an improved main camera, processor and is slightly thinner

Review: Sony Xperia Z3+

20 Jul By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent For the past couple of years, Sony has been regularly churning out updates to its flagship Z series smartphone.

Ericsson is the world's biggest mobile network equipment maker

Ericsson's Q2 profit beats forecasts

17 Jul Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson said its North American mobile broadband business had stabilised as its posted second-quarter sales and operating profit above market expectations.

Netflix said it plans to reach 200 countries by the end of 2016, including China

Netflix subscriptions far outpace expectations

16 Jul Netflix added nearly a third more subscribers than expected in the second quarter, as the video streaming service said its investment in original television programs and movies was paying off.