News bites: RIP Google Reader

Google announced that it is shutting down its news feed service, Google Reader, citing declining usage.

A federal judge ordered Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in the government's lawsuit over e-book price-fixing, according to Reuters. 

Google has put its Android and Chrome divisions under one boss, The New York Times writes. 

The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give spy agencies access to financial records, Reuters reports.

Lawyer and activist Marvin Ammori argues in Slate that the Federal Trade Commission could intervene to protect Uber and other transportation apps from city regulations.