April 6, 2012 at 9:18 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning. Here's everything that you need to know before taking that first sip of coffee today.
In the eight years since Zhang Shuxiang first left her village in the poor interior of central China, she worked in 20 factories before coming to the assembly line of a Foxconn plant making products for tech firms including Apple. She wants it to be her last.
Speaking of Apple and Foxconn, rumor has it they'll be cranking out new iMacs for June.
Meanwhile, Apple finally patched that 3-month-old Mac OS X security flaw.
In other news, Gina Lala’s new phone from a Verizon store in Skokie, Ill. came with a few features she wanted, and at least one she didn’t: graphic pictures of naked men, lots of them.
You're not the only one sick of getting spammed on Twitter: Twitter is fed up with it happening, and Thursday filed suit in federal court against five companies it considers the worst offenders on the spam front.
Meanwhile, 24 hours after Instagram became available for Android, Instagram pictures bumped up 55 percent on Twitter.
So this is interesting: Google Trends reveals that richer countries are more concerned with the future.
Oh! And good news jerks of the Internet! Arizona won't jail Internet trolls ... for now anyway.
If you're a woman, Etsy wants you to attend Hacker School this summer, on Etsy's dime!
YouTube is fixing to automatically convert 1080p videos into 3-D.
In closing: This dude with a massive collection of bird tchotchkes.
— compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook. Also, Google+.