News bites: Google exec says Internet market in China should not be treated differently

A Google executive in China says the Internet market there should not be treated differently than the broader market, Reuters reports. He calls on companies to avoid singling China out when it comes to their Internet businesses.

Sprint asked the Federal Communications Commission if it may see the confidential parts AT&T's merger filing, Bloomberg reports. 

Bloomberg explores how Apple may be a threat to Nintendo, which reported its smallest annual profit in seven years, as consumers opt to play games via inexpensive apps on their phones. 

Facebook is testing a service in five cities that offers local deals, a potential competitor to Groupon and LivingSocial, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Sony introduced its first tablet on Tuesday, the New York Times reports.  

Remember Friendster? It's warning users that it plans to delete much of their data, including photos, blogs, comments and groups, according to TechCrunch. The company will keep all accounts live and is planning to reinvent itself to focus on "fun and entertainment," the website reports.