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Pre-caffeine tech: Latte froth, Doctor Who Easter Egg

Aug. 14, 2013 at 9:43 AM ET

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

Now that the secret's out about billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop high-speed transit system, experts are assessing whether anyone could actually build the darn thing.

One out of three of everybody in the United States visits Facebook every single day, says Facebook. 

Could it be Facebook's newest answer to Twitter? Celebrities!

In related news, here's how mobile technology created a workforce that never stops working. That's us! 

A world full of Internet-connected devices is a giant step closer to reality thanks to a new communications system that works without batteries or wires for power.

Samsung's curved 55-inch OLED TV is cheap ... for $9,000.

Here's a café that offers portraits printed in latte froth ... because why not?

Where's your jetback? Getting ready to take flight in New Zealand! 

Privacy? What privacy? You shouldn't expect any with Gmail, says this Google's legal filing. 

Speaking of Google, here's that Doctor Who Easter egg on Google Maps. 

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

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