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05/11/2010 04:06 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

UK Man Guilty of "Menacing Electronic Communication"

May 11, 2010 - Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Paul Chambers is the first man in UK history to be found guilty of "menacing electronic communication:" What was the offense? He threatened to blow up Robin Hood airport on Twitter because he was upset about flight delays. Was it a prank or a serious threat? Careful what you tweet, someone with a badge may be listening.

HP has re-named its upcoming tablet, Hurricane: The slate computer will run on Palm's webOS, which makes sense since HP just purchased Palm last month. HP hopes to have the Hurricane available for the holiday season.

Showtime is ready to launch its TV Everywhere initiative: What is it? It's a way for Showtime subscribers to watch Showtime content on TV, on computer and on handhelds using a technology called authenticated streaming. This is a trend, HBO's got a version of TV Everywhere and soon, you'll see offerings from all kinds of networks.

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