April 19, 2013 at 11:10 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
As authorities closed in on the Boston Marathon bombing suspects — one of whom was killed during a violent shootout in Boston's Watertown suburb early Friday—Twitter and other social media outlets lit up with outtakes from police scanner reports. Some caused confusion.
The first wave of Google Glass "Explorers" won't be able to cash in on the fact that they're scoring the futuristic head-worn camera-equipped computer before anybody else. Google's forbidding them from selling, loaning, or otherwise giving away Glass. Talk about strict!
CISPA, the controversial bill intended to let Internet companies share information about users more freely with the government, has been passed by the House of Representatives. It faces the Senate (and possible veto).
During Google's earnings call on Thursday, CEO Larry Page hinted that the next batch of Motorola devices will likely focus on durability and water-resistance.
Speaking of Google, the company's chairman Eric Schmidt and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may have had a secret meeting in 2011, based on a transcript published on the whistle-blowing site.
In closing: Smile! The little Android has a camera.
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