July 9, 2012 at 9:46 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.
Internet users scanning their Twitter feeds or Facebook accounts Sunday might want to add one more quick click to check their computer for malware. Thousands of people around the country whose computers were infected with the malicious DNSChanger software more than a year ago faced the possibility of not being able to get online after midnight ET.
You can see this whole 'Internet doomsday' malware business explained in this helpful video.W
The good news is, a maliciouus app that made its way into Apple's App Store (and if downloaded then went ahead and uploaded a user's phonebook to a remote server) has been removed by Apple.
Amazon's next Kindle Fire will be thinner and lighter, with a 1280 x 800 high-definition screen, according to AllThingsD, citing unnamed "sources familiar with Amazon's plans."
Meanwhile, right after both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg claimed that Apple will soon be launching a smaller, cheaper iPad, at least one new report popped up to lend support to the notion that such a device is in the works.
Google is launching a campaign called "Legalize Love," which will fight homophobia and lobby against legal oppression of homosexuals all over the globe.
Whoops! Facebook accidentally deleted a tweet abouthuman rights violations in Syria, and is really sorry about that.
Everybody's freaking out an insanely viral video in which an adult filmmaker has a conversation with his 12-year-old self via an old home movie.
In closing, 7 Super Excited "Ermahgerd: Animals!
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