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Pre-caffeine tech: Twitter offenses, Godzilla tree!

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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: 

It took about two years, but the Android Market has reached a new threshold with its 10 billionth download, Photobucket Mobile. And to celebrate that — and possibly crank up those numbers even more — Google is selling selected apps every day for another week for 10 cents each.

Meanwhile, Instagram is Apple's "iPhone App of the Year."

The latest Bieber-themed scheme involves Facebook posts proclaiming that the teen-pop sensation was stabbed by a "crazed fan" while visiting either a New York City or Los Angeles nightclub. FYI: It's not true.

Dan Harmon's meta-filled sitcom "Community" is very first TV show that does what television marketing execs only dream of — engage the Internet in a meaningful way. (And no, I will not shut up about "Community" until it's back from its indefinate "hiatus.")

Just 15 months after introducing a "new Twitter," the social networking site is undergoing another major redesign.

This week in Twitter firings: Three hill staffers fired after months of drunk Twitter offenses.

Google+ now has facial recognition for photos -- and guess what? It's opt-in! (That's how you do social media, y'all.)

Spotify is going after Pandora with "Spotify Radio."

Check out this Kickstarter campaign: Occupy Wall Street: The Musical!

In closing: Godzilla Christmas tree! Godzilla Christmas tree!

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