News bites: CNN in talks to buy Mashable

CNN is in talks to buy technology blog Mashable, The New York Times reports.

Emboldened by their victory over online piracy legislation, Web companies are gearing up to fight privacy regulations, Reuters reports. 

The European Union is open to a settlement with e-book publishers over antitrust charges, Reuters reports. 

New social media companies are looking to use Facebook as a platform — not trying to compete with it, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Apple's iPhone is struggling to catch up with Samsung in China, Bloomberg reports.