News bites: YouTube may launch paid subscription service

Conde Nast, The Wall Street Journal and other media companies have prepared a slate of original Web programming to appeal to advertisers, according to The New York Times.

YouTube may launch a paid subscription service for some of its channels as early as this week, CNET reports.

An Internet sales tax bill set to pass the Senate on Monday faces a bumpier road in the Republican-controlled House, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The European Commission told Google-owned Motorola Mobility that it may be abusing its market position by seeking an injunction against Apple in Germany over standards essential patents, Reuters reports. 

Anwar al-Awlaki, an al Qaeda-affiliated cleric who died in a drone strike in 2011, still has influence in cyberspace with his online publications and sermons, The Wall Street Journal writes.