News bites: Microsoft slimming down its CEO shortlist

Microsoft is narrowing down the list of potential new CEOs, which includes former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally and former Skype CEO Tony Bates, according to Reuters.

Pandora is weathering new competition from Apple, as its market share rose after Apple introduced iTunes Radio, Bloomberg reports.

The Associated Press outlines the challenges Twitter will face as it goes public with over 200 million users but a history or financial losses.

Researchers warn that virtual currency Bitcoin could be easily hijacked, The Guardian reports.