News bites: New York court upholds online tax

The New York Supreme Court upheld the state's online sales tax, a decision at odds with other courts, Reuters reports. 

Thieves are stealing the financial information of political consultants from the Federal Communications Commission's ad website, according to NPR.

More hackers appear bent on destroying data instead of espionage or fraud, The New York Times writes.

The Wall Street Journal explains why T-Mobile's purchase of MetroPCS has run into trouble

Amazon agreed to buy book recommendation site Goodreads, The Associated Press reports.