News bites: Southwest offers free in-flight TV via Dish partnership

Social games maker Zynga replaced its founder and CEO Mark Pincus with the head of Microsoft's Xbox business in an effort to turnaround its flagging financial performance, The New York Times writes.

Southwest Airlines is offering free live television on its passengers' wireless devices under a new partnership with Dish Network Corp., according to The Wall Street Journal.

A panel of judges in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed Google a victory in its e-books case by reversing a court order that allowed authors to sue the search engine as a group, Reuters reports.

The Washington Post compiled a list of alternatives to Google Reader, which became extinct on Monday.

Tribune purchased 19 TV stations from Local TV for $2.73 billion, making it the nation's top local TV broadcaster, The Associated Press reports.