Sep. 4, 2012 at 7:54 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.
A Pirate Bay co-founder has been detained in Cambodia after skipping out on a one-year prison sentence in Sweden -- Svartholm Warg was among four administrators of The Pirate Bay who were convicted in Swedish court in 2009 on charges of contributory copyright infringement.
A Dutch teen was sentenced to one year over a "Facebook murder."
Speaking of Apple, the next iPhone is expected to be introduced next week -- but you can already get a fake iPhone 5 in China for just $5! (The real one is expected to cost considerably more.)
2012 is the Year of the Tablet War, says Business Insider.
Samsung threatened to leave two bloggers stranded in Berlin ... and then apologized.
YouTube had a film festival -- and the winner is Spanish filmmaker David Victori or his short movie "The Guilt."
Here's a Brooklyn bookshop saving out-of-print sci-fi, one e-book at a time -- with a huge chunk of help from Neil Gaiman, Cory Doctorow, Ken McLeod and of course, Kickstarter.
In closing: Wombats are the future.