Facebook modifies Trending Topics team

Group aims to allay accusations of political bias on the platform

Spotify revenues double but losses widen

Streaming service adds users and splashes out on tech and marketing

Battle to control Viacom heads to court

CEO Philippe Dauman alleges daughter manipulated Sumner Redstone

Billionaire buys 13% stake in Tribune

Move comes as LA Times publisher is stalked by rival Gannett

Ubisoft's 'The Division' is the fastest-selling video game in history, generating $330m in its first week of sale
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Ubisoft builds defences for Vivendi fight

Gaming company worried about group’s record in the industry

Argus media scooped up by General Atlantic

Deal for stake in energy reporting group values it at £1bn

Newspaper wars: private eyes

Hostile takeovers always feature lots of tough talk. But money, not rhetoric, normally wins the day

Virgin reveals next ultrafast broadband areas

Internet provider steps up £3bn plan to extend services

Redstone’s empire spawns a fight

Media mogul sets the stage for a battle over CBS and Viacom

Inequality and techno market monopolies

Companies cut costs rather than improve process so as to grab market share, writes Izabella Kaminska

Adult colouring book sales attract tax man

Publishers and retailers could be hit with £4m VAT bill

Instagram rolls out carpet for fashion

The app’s business head has unfiltered advice for maisons

Redstone axes allies from board of trust

Decision by billionaire a victory for his daughter in what is set to be a bitter succession fight

Advertising: TV fights the future

US TV execs are fighting back at the rise of digital campaigns

Food becomes a key digital media ingredient

Companies such as BuzzFeed showcase cooking as drivers of traffic in bid to attract advertisers

UK record industry criticises YouTube

Songs streamed through video platforms almost doubled to 27bn in 2015 but revenue rose less than 1%

Facebook meets US right over bias claims

Zuckerberg says social network’s users are ‘of every ideology’

YouTube can share some burden of piracy

Music labels will probably re-sign with the devil they know

Ukraine sings to a new national pride

All of Europe became a hostage of the hostilities created by annexation, writes Serhii Plokhii

Netflix and Amazon face EU quota threat

Video streaming services may have to devote ‘at least’ 20% of catalogue to European content

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