News bites: NSA spies on international payments

The National Security Agency monitors international payments, banking and credit card transactions, according to Der Spiegel

The NSA revelations are helping rather than hurting many tech companies, Reuters writes. 

Retailers are up in arms about the changes to the Gmail inbox, The New York Times reports. 

The heads of Free Press and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights defend the Lifeline phone subsidy in an op-ed in The Hill