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  • Snowden: Here's why I'm in Russia Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 1:25 PM ET
    Edward Snowden speaks remotely at SXSW.

    Saying it is a "fair concern," NSA leaker Edward Snowden tells NBC News why he's in Russia.

  • Snowden: 'Never intended to end up in Russia' Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Snowden: 'Never intended to end up in Russia'

    In an exclusive NBC News interview, Brian Williams asks NSA leaker Edward Snowden why he is in Russia.

  • Snowden: I was trained as a spy Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 2:50 AM ET
    Snowden: I was trained as a spy

    In an interview with NBC News, Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked documents related to U.S. surveillance methods, says he was trained as a spy, refuting claims by the U.S. government that he was a low-level worker.

  • Putin slams sanctions, looks East to ex-Soviet lands Friday, 23 May 2014 | 9:41 AM ET
    Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, pauses during a global business leaders summit at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.

  • Edward Snowden: Comic book superhero? Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:20 PM ET
    Beyond Edward Snowden comic book cover.

    A new comic book says it "takes a look at the man behind the headlines, searching for what might have motivated him."

  • Sony Pictures buys film rights to Snowden book Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:37 PM ET
    Glenn Greenwalds new book, 'No Place to Hide,' is seen at a book store on May 13, 2014 in Miami.

    Sony said on Wednesday that it had acquired rights to a book about Edward Snowden and the NSA. NYT reports.

  • Huawei rejects 'greedy' stock market listing Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:14 AM ET
    An employee uses a computer as she deals with a customer at a Huawei store in Beijing on March 24, 2014.

    The founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, rejected the idea of a stock market listing, saying people knew enough about the company's dealings.

  • Power Rundown: Snowden calls Putin Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Power Rundown: Snowden calls Putin

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Eamon Javers and Sara Eisen look at today's Power Lunch stories, including Edward Snowden's call into Russian President Vladimir Putin's question & answer session.

  • NSA spying gives big boost to non-US tech firms Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    Snowden revelations about the NSA may be costing U.S. cloud companies billions, and their loss means big business for firms outside the country.

  • Obama to call for end to NSA bulk data collection Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    The Obama administration is preparing to unveil a proposal for an overhaul of the NSA's once-secret bulk phone records program. The NYT reports.

  • NSA tried to hack Huawei: NYT Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 11:57 AM ET
    NSA tried to hack Huawei: NYT

    The NSA reportedly tried to hack into Chinese technology firm Huawei and exploit its technology networks to spy on people, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Bill Clinton prefers US oversight of Internet Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 9:52 AM ET
    Former President Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama speak at Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York in November.

    Count former President Bill Clinton among those who are skeptical of the new Obama administration plan to give up Internet oversight authority.

  • More serious tone to SXSW: Swisher Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:15 PM ET
    More serious tone to SXSW: Swisher

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses how attendees reacted to Edward Snowden's video conference at South by Southwest Interactive.

  • Snowden: US is 'setting fire' to the Internet Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Edward Snowden speaks remotely at SXSW.

    Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden tells SXSW that his leaks actually improved U.S. security by exposing vulnerabilities.

  • Edward Snowden greeted warmly at SXSW Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:10 PM ET
    Edward Snowden greeted warmly at SXSW

    Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and NSA whistleblower spoke via video conference to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • NSA whistleblower Snowden speaks Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    NSA whistleblower Snowden speaks

    Fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden spoke today to the South by Southwest conference in Texas. He spoke remotely from Russia.

  • Edward Snowden to speak at SXSW, via Skype Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

    Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden will take part in a panel discussion on the security of digital communications at SXSW at 12 p.m. EDT.

  • Chertoff: Smart cards a step forward Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:38 PM ET
    Chertoff: Smart cards a step forward

    Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses risks to the retail sector as consumers use mobile devices more and more.

  • How cybersecurity pros really feel about hackers Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Even as cybersecurity professionals try to fight cybercrime, they can't help but admire hackers' intelligence.

  • 'Dark web' selling stolen data Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    'Dark web' selling stolen data

    In the wake of a cybersecurity firm reporting 360 million stolen credit cards are being sold on the black market, CNBC's Eamon Javers details the "dark web," the network for cybercrime. Javers also comments on the NSA privacy debate taking place within the industry.