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Pre-caffeine tech: Bad haircuts, big hacks!

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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 today.

Oh, it is so on that things have now become very much like Donkey Kong. Feds shut down Megaupload, one of the world's most popular file-sharing sites, and its founder and several company officials were accused of facilitating millions of illegal downloads of films, music and other content. 

In retaliation, hacker collective Anonymous knocked out the websites of the FBI, U.S. Department of Justice, and several entertainment industry sites, calling it "the largest attack ever," with 5,635 participants involved in bringing down the sites.

Speaking of overstepping legalities, even Europe's Internet Czar is tweeting anti-SOPA sentiments, and the inventor of the World Wide Web says SOPA is a violation of human rights.

In less-interesting news, Apple announced iBooks 2, iBooks Author and new iTunes U.

Despite the tremendous success of the iPad in recent years, and despite the biggest partners in educational publishing, does the company have the ability to "reinventing the textbook?" Or is Apple ignoring some serious obstacles? Content providers and education experts are torn.

Speaking of Apple, Siri's role is about to get even more intelligent ... and creepy.

And what about the best new Android tablets: Do they stand a chance?

Meanwhile, Google's social network (Google+) climbed from 40 million users as of last October to 90 million; the news was posted on Google+ by Larry Page, Google's CEO. But is this the straight answer?

Here's what you need to know to manage the onslaught of new Facebook apps.

And here's 21 haircuts you should never ever get. 

  —  compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or FacebookAlso, Google+.