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Pre-caffeine tech: Cybersecurity, existential pug!

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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.

So the House ignored the Obama administration objections  and approved very controversial cybersecurity legislation called CISPA which is aimed at helping stop electronic attacks on critical U.S. infrastructure and private companies.

"As we’ve seen repeatedly, once the government gets expansive national security authorities, there’s no going back," Richardson said in an ACLU statement soon after the House passed CISPA. "We encourage the Senate to let this horrible bill fade into obscurity.”

Facebook apologized for flagging the photos of a 7-year-old boy — who has Down Syndrome — taking part in the Special Olympics. But his mom, who says she was locked out of her Facebook account for three days because of the erroneous violation, wants more.

Speaking of Facebook and apologies, when a Georgia middle school student reported to police and school officials that she had been bullied on the social network, they told her there was not much they could do about it. So she's slapping her two classmates with a libel lawsuit

Are you addicted to "Angry Birds"? Or, maybe you’re a "FarmVille" fanatic? If so, we want to talk to you for a story on social media gaming addictions!

Oh! Charlie Rose just posted a very interesting interview with Sebastian Thrun, the head of Google's top-secret R&D wing, Google X. Check out Thrun  wearing the famous Google Glass intelligent eyewear  -- even taking and sharing a picture while they talk.

Speaking of Google, the Federal Trade Commission just hired one serious lawyer to take on the search giant.

Meanwhile, in the less than six months since it became available, Amazon's Kindle Fire has become the leading Android tablet in the U.S., representing a 54.4 percent share of tablets using Google's operating system. Dang

This is super cool: British researchers conducted experiments at a fake Stonehenge as well as the actual 5,000-year-old monument to determine how sounds echoed within the ancient circle of stones — and it sounds really creepy! 

In closing, 25 animals in existential crisis

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