News bites: Microsoft raced to close Nokia deal

Bloomberg goes behind the scenes on the negotiations that led to Microsoft's $7.2 billion deal with Nokia.

Microsoft is in a similar position as Apple 20 years ago, according to the The New York Times

Verizon's deal to buyout Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless includes the biggest break-up fee in history, The Wall Street Journal reports. 

The increasing computerization of cars has made them vulnerable to hackers, The Associated Press writes.