News bites: Tech giants bolster defenses

Google, Facebook and other tech giants are taking steps to better protect their data in the wake of revelations about U.S. surveillance, The New York Times reports. 

A group backed by Microsoft and Apple that owns thousands of Nortel patents sued Google, Ars Technica writes. 

Verizon and AT&T are shaking up the TV business, The Wall Street Journal reports. 

A California woman is challenging a ticket she received for wearing Google Glass while driving, according to The Associated Press.

Edward Snowden may be invited to Germany as a witness against the National Security Agency, The Guardian writes.