July 3, 2012 at 9:30 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.
Facebook email problems lit up the headlines Monday with reports of email addresses overwritten by Facebook in users' phones, duplicate contacts in mobile address books and emails that had vanished altogether.
In other Facebook news, the world's largest social network just rolled out same-sex marriage icons for gay newlyweds.
A New York judge has ordered Twitter to hand over tweets and account information connected with an Occupy Wall Street protester arrested last fall during a march on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Speaking of Twitter, the micro-blogging platform just released it's transparency report. Here's what the government requested from Twitter and what Twitter handed over.
Mozilla, of Firefox browser fame is launching a new mobile OS in 2013.
Microsoft announced aggressive upgrade pricing for its upcoming Windows 8 operating system: anyone running a copy of Windows from the last decade can upgrade for $40, making this potentially the cheapest Windows ever.
Speaking of regrettable images, a fake Craigslist ad for naked photos brought results -- and remorse by the suspect.
Growing up with tech makes young bonobos language-savvy, say scientists who gave technology to young bonobos. This won't end well.
In closing: 17 pugs with broken dreams.
— compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook. Also, Google+.