Aug. 8, 2012 at 9:25 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.
Remember the big story from earlier this week about tech writer Mat Honan getting everything hacked?
Speaking of security, here's a federal appeals court totally cool with warrantless wiretapping.
And the new Obama for American app released by the Democratic Party could do a better job locking down your personal info, frankly.
Meanwhile, some suspect Mitt Romney's campaign sought a bump in social media presence by possibly paying for Twitter followers, but the Romney camp says no, "we don't need fake followers." So what's the deal?
In other politics, all this yammer about cellphone radiation, health risks and regulations is enough to cause one Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) to introduce legislation intended to ensure phone user safety.
Speaking of cellphones, Sprint just reduced the price of a new 16 GB iPhone 4S to $149.99, a drop of $50, and waived its activation fee to boot/
Facebook launched a real-money gambling in Britain -- it's the first time for social network, which is looking to bring in more revenue.
A marketing major at University of Central Florida created a Facebook app to help students find out as soon as seats became available for classes they needed, and now he's on academic probation.
And The UK tennis star Andy Murray's Olympic medals have been stolen… by his dogs!