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German WiFi Police

05/18/2010 12:05 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Shelly Palmer Business Advisor, Author, Commentator and Host of Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living.

May 18, 2010 - Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

German WiFi Police: Just after Google admitted gathering data from unsecured wireless networks, the German government is working to pass a bill that would make it illegal to have a non-secure wireless network in your home. The fine, $126, oh and a visit from the German WiFi police, yikes!

Verizon 4G Tablets On The Way: Verizon is making serious headway on its new high-speed wireless network. It's called LTE which is an abbreviation for Long Term Evolution and you will start seeing 4G tablets (with an "s") as many as five different devices and some other next generation handhelds by this time next year.

Sony PSP2 Will Miss E3: The rumor mill is out of control with stories about Sony's new PSP2. Sources say it will have everything but the kitchen sink, WiFi, Touch Screen, a killer CPU, tons of storage and maybe even 3G. It's due out next year and there's no word about how much it might cost.

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