News bites: Germany fines Google over Wi-Fi snooping

Germany's privacy regulator fined Google 145,000 Euros for collecting personal data from Wi-Fi networks, The New York Times reports. 

Securities regulators are pushing back on state bills to bar companies from monitoring their employees' social media accounts, The Wall Street Journal explains.

Sprint's board formed a special committee to consider the takeover bid from Dish, Bloomberg reports.

The Obama administration is considering options to respond to Chinese hacking, according to The Wall Street Journal.

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski tweeted his support for David Ortiz after the Red Sox player used an expletive during a pre-game ceremony, WEEI writes.

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