IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Pre-caffeine tech: Twitter hacked, bunny chicanery 

via BuzzFeed
via BuzzFeed

Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.

Following a hack attack, the Associated Press' verified Twitter account posted "an erroneous tweet" claiming that two explosions occurred in the White House and that President Barack Obama is injured.

Following the fake news, the Dow lost more than 140 points almost instantly, before recovering five minutes later and revealed a country "sensitive to anything that sounds like terrorism."

The Syrian Electronic Army took credit for the hack ... here's what you need to know about those guys.

In other hacker news, Australian Federal Police have arrested the self-proclaimed leader of the international hacking group LulzSec, the collective that claimed responsibility for infiltrating and shutting down the CIA website.

In lesser news, Reuters dismissed Matthew Keys, the deputy social media editor of Reuters.com who was indicted on charges of aiding members of the Anonymous hacking collective.

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a call with investors today that we can expect Apple to explore "new product categories." But when pressed for a launch timeframe, Cook would only say his team was "hard at work on amazing new hardware, software and services we can't wait to introduce this fall and throughout 2014."

And yet, Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will take place June 10 through June 14 this year. As usual, it will be held in San Francisco and bring us the latest news about iOS and OS X. Weeeeeeee!!!

Meanwhile, here's our Samsung Galaxy S4 review: It's better than you'll ever notice.

High score! This dude totally got busted with pot-stuffed Pac-Man arcade game.

Speaking of the munchies, Gamers can now order Pizza Hut straight from the Xbox — with hand gestures!

In closing: 10 Word Mix-Ups To Avoid, Presented By Bunnies.

Compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook.