Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. We’re keeping our eyes on three particular stories of interest today.
Feds Petition Lawsuit Withdrawal Against AT&T Over T-Mobile
According to a report, the U.S. Justice Department has asked a federal judge to postpone or withdraw its petition to stop AT&T from acquiring T-Mobile, which could force the clock on the deal to run out.
Amazon Kindle Fire Update Coming in 2 Weeks
A spokesperson for Amazon has said an over-the-air-update to the Kindle Fire, which will include improvements in performance, multitouch navigation and privacy controls, will be released in “less than two weeks.”
Mac App Store Surpasses 100 Million Downloads
More than 100 million apps have been downloaded from the Mac App Store in less than a year, Apple announced Monday morning.