Nov. 14, 2012 at 9:10 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
David Petraeus' career as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency may have come to an abrupt and shocking end last week, but America's retired four-star general is destined for big things in the future ... of video games, anyway.
Looks like the feds are cyberspying on more than just David H. Petraeus -- Google says government surveillance is on the rise.
And, as you'll read in this story here, it's not that hard for authorities to get your email anyway.
Meanwhile, if the guy seen as most instrumental to Microsoft's comeback suddenly ups and leaves, what does that say about his approach to getting the company back in the PC, tablet and phone business? Let's find out!
Speaking of Microsoft, there's now a Barnes & Noble Nook app for Windows 8 and Windows RT.
In other news, computer pioneer James McAfee is on the run in Belize, and claims he didn't kill his neighbor.
Everyone likes to pack into a photo booth when the opportunity presents itself, but this particular photo booth in Tokyo is a bit different: Instead of a few small prints of you and your friends, it creates full-on 3-D figurines. Check it out!
Here's how bats inspired technology that lets a blind man ride a mountain bike!