Sep. 28, 2012 at 9:10 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
After a week filled with complaints about the new Maps app found in iOS 6, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, the company's CEO, Tim Cook, has issued an apology to customers along with a list of alternative apps.
Facebook unveiled a new program Thursday that lets users give real gifts — from $5 Starbucks cards to more expensive treasures, like Jawbone's Jambox wireless speaker ($200) — and can be done instantly, from an Android phone, and in coming weeks, the iPhone.
Speaking of Facebook, an accused Facebook stalker just got busted for terrorizing women.
And cameras now collect millions of travel records via license plate tracking every single day.
Plus, Occupy Wall Street protester has lost his latest bid to prevent the Manhattan district attorney's office from using his tweets against him, clearing the way for the judge overseeing the case to unseal the tweets and give them to prosecutors.
At least California schools and employers are now legally banned from demanding user names and passwords on social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and the like.
Meanwhile, according to a study by Keele University, violent video games help increase your pain tolerance by as much as 65 percent.
There's a short film from 2004 starring Robert Downey Jr. that's getting new life on Tumblr...sure it's an ad for Volvo, but still ... Robert Downey Jr.!
Halloween is just around the corner ... and "Breaking Bad" is big again with kids this year!