Uber just cut prices in 48 markets. "Uber is so confident that the cuts will result in more rides taken, and therefore more money for drivers, that it’s guaranteeing driver earnings," according to Gigaom.
Verizon may sell some of its wireline assets to focus on wireless. "Stopping short of revealing any specific deals or markets, Verizon Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam broached a potential sale of some of its wireline assets during this week's Citi conference," according to FierceTelecom.
Republicans are desperate for a net neutrality compromise. National Journal reports: "Republicans know that to have any hope of stopping the FCC from claiming broad new powers over the Internet, they'll need support from Democrats. A straight repeal of net neutrality regulations would face a certain veto from President Obama."
At CES, privacy is a growing business. "This is the first year that privacy-focused products have had their own part of the floor, which itself may be taken as evidence that privacy, particularly on mobile devices, is something that everyone should be thinking about," the Post reports.