News bites: Dish drops new bid for Sprint

Dish said it won't submit a new offer for Sprint, paying the way for SoftBank to buy the wireless carrier, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The Washington Post describes how the NSA tracked a Yahoo email address to thwart a terrorist attack on the New York subway system.

The proposal for Sony to sell off its entertainment business will not be discussed at its shareholder meeting this week since Third Point's Daniel Loeb will be absent, according to Reuters.