July 8, 2013 at 9:56 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Good news everybody! Users frustrated with Facebook's rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the site.
In case you didn't hear, that "Lean In" author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was almost in that plane crash.
Privacy vs. security? That "false choice" thing is poisoning the whole debate on NSA leaks.
Speaking of which, who's offering Edward Snowden asylum now?
AltaVista's been put out to pasture...but how fares its '90s comrades? Let's find out!
Will Smith totally just gave Pinterest rival, The Fancy, $53 million. Whatever for?
Speaking of "True Blood," vampire modems and routers waste $1 billion a year.
Word to your mother: The first Time War took place in the 16th century.