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 four particular stories of interest today.
Microsoft Bid for Yahoo Gaining Momentum
Microsoft is working with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm, to put together a bid to buy Yahoo, according to unidentified sources.
Non-iPhone Sales Improve at AT&T
AT&T’s third-quarter earnings — which were in line with expectations at $3.6 billion on revenue of $31.5 billion — suggests that the company has become less reliant on the iPhone, with sales of Android and other non-iPhone smartphones amounting to almost half of its 4.8 million smartphone sales last quarter.