July 17, 2012 at 9:26 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.
Everything's changing! As you may have heard, msnbc.com is now NBCNews.com. Here's what that means.
In other Microsoft news, it may surprise you is that Office 2013 (introduced yesterday) is not really designed for Windows 8. It's a suite with many remarkable enhancements, but it is not finger friendly.
Meanwhile, Yahoo's choice of Google Inc.'s Marissa Mayer as its new CEO wasn't the only surprise Monday; Mayer is also pregnant with her first child, which is due in October.
Speaking of Google, the search giant is turning it's all-seeing eye towards finding human traffickers and drug cartels.
Speaking of new jobs, LinkedIn unveiled a redesigned homepage Monday, one that takes away some of the clutter that was starting to dominate the site.
Skype is fixin' to fix that bug that shared portions of your instant messages with random contacts.
The next iPhone will have a thinner screen, according to this report.
Retailers are already running out of Google's Nexus 7 tablet.
In other news, this is why we wear pants. (In case you were wondering.)
And because I'm still mad I didn't get to go to Comic-Con -- again -- here are the hottest trends in crossplay cosplay this year.