News bites: Court unseals details of fight between FBI and Lavabit

The New York Times describes the fight between the FBI and the owner of encrypted email service Lavabit, which shut down earlier this year rather than hand over information about its users, including former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Rdio is launching its free Internet radio service, available on Apple and Android devices, Thursday, the AP reports.

Lodsys, a patent assertion entity known for seeking infringement settlements from small developers, dismissed its case against Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab, ArsTechnica reports.

Facebook is building a $120 million housing community for its employees near its Menlo Park offices, according to The Wall Street Journal.