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Karzai says US troops can leave Afghanistan

The outgoing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has told the United States in his final address to parliament that US soldiers can leave the country at the end of the year.<p>Karzai said on Saturday that his military was ready to take over because it already protected 93 percent of the country, …

Senate-CIA Clash Goes Behind Closed Doors

The dust is still settling on Capitol Hill after California Democrat Dianne Feinstein fired a verbal bazooka at the Central Intelligence Agency Tuesday morning from the Senate floor.<p>The Senate Intelligence Committee's chairwoman — normally a stalwart of Washington's spooks — essentially accused the …

Associated Press News

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt on Twitter: "PHOTO: Extensive damage seen from @NBCNewYork's chopper over the scene of the Manhattan building collapse http://t.co/Wo2fVZIacX"

LinkedIn co-founder Hoffman sides with eBay in Icahn battle

Reid Hoffman claims that Carl Icahn's idea of spinning out PayPal from eBay is short-term thinking that treats the payment platform as a "cash cow that's ready to be slaughtered."<p>LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman says the battle between eBay and activist investor Carl Icahn exemplifies the …

Silicon Valley

The Company That Makes Glass For Apple Isn't Happy About Apple's Move To Sapphire

Corning senior vice president Tony Tripeny was one of two executive from the company to speak at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference yesterday.<p>As CNET's Brooke Crothers noted last evening, the mood of the conversation got very serious when Morgan Stanley analyst James …

iPhone

Target's tech chief quits after data breach

Target Corp.'s head of technology stepped down Wednesday as the company tries to recover from one of the largest data breaches on record at a retailer.<p>Beth Jacob, who served as executive vice president of technology services and chief information officer for Target since 2008, resigned both posts, …

U.S. Adults Spend 11 Hours Per Day With Digital Media

Here's a stat we've heard over and over: 58% of American adults own smartphones. Pair that with the fact that digital culture permeates almost every …

Facebook to monitor gun ads

Gun control is dead in Washington, but leading advocates are hailing an announcement Wednesday that Facebook will monitor and restrict some gun advertisements on its pages.<p>Facebook acted after a six-week online campaign by Moms Demand Action and Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the Michael …

Associated Press News

SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016

As part of a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, test-takers starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, the College Board announced Wednesday.<p>However, an essay-writing test still will be offered, and many colleges may demand that applicants take it and submit the …

Microsoft Set to Launch New Version of DirectX This Month

Amid all the rumors surrounding Microsoft’s DirectX platform, a collection of APIs used by developers primarily to build games for Microsoft’s services, the company has teased a new version that will be announced later this month (via Polygon).<p>Details of DirectX 12 will be unveiled on March 20 at …