Google partners with Bose on noise cancelling headphones Bose's new QC 35 II headphones feature a dedicated 'Assistant' button that users can push to call up the voice-based Google Assistant companion whenever they want. The Assistant can provide incoming notifications and audio features like news briefings. Read more.

Deliveroo sees revenues surge as international growth accelerates The latest accounts of the online food delivery firm show it made sales of £128.56m in 2016, up from £18.1m the previous year. Its losses rose to £129m, up from £30m in 2015, due in part to international expansion costs. Read more.

Online meal kit business Plated acquired by US grocer Albertsons Under the deal Plated will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons while still operating as a distinct brand. Albertsons operates stores under various brand names including its namesake Albertsons, Safeway, Jewel-Osco and Von. Read more.

Google acquires part of HTC’s smartphone operations for $1bn The deal does not involve the purchase of a direct stake and HTC will continue to run its remaining phone business. Instead some HTC staff will join the online giant as it looks to expand its smartphone hardware capabilities. Read more.

HTC suspends shares amid Google takeover rumours The smartphone firm will stop trading its shares from today (21st September) amid reports it is to be acquired by Google parent company Alphabet. HTC told told the Taiwan Stock Exchange it is halting shares pending the release of material information. Read more.

Online interiors business Houzz launches new augmented reality app The View in My Room 3D app, which leverages Apple's new ARKit development platform, features a collection of 500,000 images that people can view, move and install in their virtual rooms. Read more.