News bites: Skype under investigation

Luxembourg authorities are investigating Microsoft-owned video chat service Skype for its connections to surveillance programs being conducted by the U.S. government, The Guardian reports.

A government-controlled telecom in Russia is planning on creating a search engine to compete in the country's "highly competitive" search market, Reuters reports.

BlackBerry's co-founders, Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, are exploring the possibility of taking over the company, according to Bloomberg.

Android devices are set to get an app from Aereo, which streams broadcast content over the Internet, on Oct. 22, the AP reports