The 6 Biggest Stories in Tech, Social Media & Mobile This Morning

Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. We’re keeping our eyes on six particular stories of interest today.

Google Unveils Android Honeycomb

Google gathered press at its headquarters to officially unveil Android Honeycomb, the first Android OS designed specifically for tablets, on Wednesday. Among other things, the software enables users to encrypt all data on their tablets and protect them with passwords, a critical feature for business users.

Verizon iPhone Pre-Orders Begin

Existing Verizon customers can now place pre-orders for a Verizon iPhone.

WikiLeaks Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A member of the Parliament of Norway says he has nominated WikiLeaks for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

Rupert Murdoch Unveils The Daily

News Corp Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch took the stage at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City Wednesday morning to unveil The Daily, a newspaper designed specifically for the iPad. Read our full review here.

Reddit Surpasses 1 Billion Monthly Pageviews

Reddit has reached a new milestone: 1 billion monthly pageviews. That’s up 300% from a year ago and a 20% increase from just last month.

OkCupid Acquired by for $50 Million owner IAC has acquired dating site OkCupid for $50 million in cash, plus future payments depending on performance. OKCupid will continue to remain free to users.

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