WPP invests in Chinese ecommerce group

Move highlights nation’s fast-growing online retail sector

Amazon looks to launch in Netherlands

US tech group talks with Dutch publishers over sales of ebooks

Russia moves to cap foreign media ownership

Lawmakers overwhelmingly back bill imposing limits

Mobile gaming: missing the jackpot

Why are gaming companies missing out on ad revenues?

Deutsche’s Fitschen charged over Kirch case

Attempted fraud charge comes after probe into misleading evidence

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WPP takes 15% stake in AppNexus

Deal with Google rival underlines desire to own technology

Shadows creep across European newspapers

FT correspondents examine the impact of digital transformation

Disney eyes bigger picture in Bollywood

US studio in fresh push to expand in crowded local market

Commentators David Livingstone, Jack Nicklaus and Colin Montgomerie

Golf’s ‘world cup’ wins wall-to-wall coverage

With an entire channel dedicated to the event, gone are the days of patchy broadcasting

Long-term sponsors benefit from event rarity

Ambush marketing raises the difficult question of why companies should pay for official rights

Human creativity will survive technology

Who would have continued in a horse-drawn carriage once we had the car, asks Diana Athill

The ‘zero tolerance’ approach to email

Overflowing inboxes can affect productivity as ‘knowledge workers’ spend 28% of their time dealing with messages

World’s press eyes Scottish poll

Gladwell criticises Amazon in book dispute

Best-selling writer says aggressive tactics hurt its brand

Savaging Google and American capitalism

The search engine is making too much money and it isn’t fair

Liberty Global plays down ITV deal talk

Scotland vote exposes established order

The case for open inclusive societies has to be remade

Netflix: Eurovision

Video-streaming site being introduced in six European countries

News Corp chief lambasts ‘cynical’ Google

UBM eyes US events group Advanstar

Fundraising plan expected if $900m merger move is to go ahead

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