April 5, 2012 at 9:00 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.
We've heard rumors about Google working on augmented reality glasses, but now the search engine giant has confirmed the existence of what it calls Project Glass — and it's as awesome as you might imagine.
Hey! Guess how much porn there is on the Internet! (Hint: A lot!)
Chinese farmers are turning to the world's oldest profession to help support their online gaming addiction.
Even in the age of iPhone, everybody in Washington D.C. is still addicted to their BlackBerrys ... apparently.
It's been likened to a piece of toast, a device for elephants and a throwback to the 1980s-style brick phone. And yet, despite all the sniggering, Samsung Electronics has sold 5 million of the phone/tablet Galaxy Note.
Ever read an e-book? Twenty-one percent of those in the U.S. say they've read an e-book in the past year, and while many are gravitating to e-readers and tablets, a surprising number say they read books on their computers and cellphones.
A customized variant of Android malware is now worming its way onto nonrooted devices and taking them over, and the weapon requires no interaction from the victim to begin its campaign.
Ready to go shopping on Facebook? A bunch of e-commerce start-ups bet Facebook can become an e-commerce powerhouse that rivals Amazon and eBay.
Speaking of shopping, ever wish you could buy the clothes you see in music videos? Because now you can.
In closing, Happy Birthday Nyan Cat! 21st Street Games is hosting a birthday party -- one year ago today Nyan Cat was born to YouTube.
— compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook. Also, Google+.