News bites: Telecom companies want administration to rethink software carve-out in cyber order

Telecommunications companies want the Obama administration to rethink its carve-out for Google, Apple and Microsoft's software in its cybersecurity executive order, Bloomberg reports.

China's technology ministry said in a white paper that Google's Android mobile operating system has too much control over the country's smartphone industry, Reuters says.

Amazon and Netflix are creating new networks for TV on the Web and are becoming new rivals to broadcast networks, according to The New York Times.

Google's Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf said the company should not force Internet users to use their real names for some of its services, such as Google Plus, Reuters writes.

A Pew study finds that opinions voiced on Twitter are often at odds with the general public, CNN reports.