News bites: Sprint's Softbank deal could rock mobile industry

Softbank's potential bid to buy Sprint-Nextel could reshape the wireless marketplace, Bloomberg writes.

The Wall Street Journal explains how Google has been lobbying state legislators to gain approval for its driverless cars.

A federal appeals court overturned the sales ban on Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone, handing a defeat to Apple, Reuters reports. 

USA Today reports that the rivalry between Netflix and Amazon is heating up.

The latest iPhone operating system tracks users for targeted advertising, according to the Atlantic Wire.