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Three set to buy O2 for £10 billion in cash [UPDATED]

Mobile network Three is reportedly set to acquire its rival O2 for more than £10bn in cash. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is set to become one of the biggest foreign investors in the UK when his Hutchison Whampoa conglomerate acquires the O2 network from its Spanish owner Telefónica.

Sky and Talk Talk join Race to acquire O2

Sky and Talk Talk are the latest apparent bidders to join the race acquire O2 from Telefonica. Talks between the Spanish telecoms firm and Sky and Talk Talk are said to be taking place, according to reports, just days after it was revealed China’s Hutchison Whampoa, the owner mobile network Three, was revealed to be in the running.

Tesco launches App for Google Glass

Tesco has become the first major UK retailer to launch an app for Google Glass. The new app allows shoppers to browse goods, view nutritional information and add items to the basket and is voice activated like the rest of the Glass experience.