News bites: Samsung offers to stop patents suits in Europe

Samsung has offered to stop suing rivals, such as Apple, over patent disputes in Europe in order to settle a European Union antitrust investigation, according to Reuters.

A judge appointed Michael Bromwich, a former federal prosecutor, to supervise Apple's antitrust compliance, AllThingsD reports. 

Georgia will charge low-income people $5 to get free cellphone service through the federal Lifeline program, The Wall Street Journal writes. 

A committee in the U.K. parliament is investigating surveillance issues following the leaks by Edward Snowden, The Guardian reports.