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CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how stock buybacks effect valuations. Santelli also weighs in on Facebook and the worth of privacy.
The "Squawk Alley" team and Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, discuss the psychological experiment conducted by Facebook where data scientists manipulated content in feeds to gauge users' emotional response. McNamee says this is not a Facebook specific problem; it's a problem of all free services on the web.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss a reported psychological experiment conducted by Facebook where they manipulated content in feeds to gauge users emotional response.
CNBC's David Faber provides insight to the German government ending its contract with Verizon over network security concerns.
The Supreme Court’s decision in Riley v. California is the most important privacy opinion in over 40 years, says Mitchell Epner.
Google has taking its first step to comply with a European court ruling on privacy. Patrick Keane, Sharethrough president, discusses whether the new ability for its European users to remove unflattering search results and whether it will make it way to U.S. users.
May 28- MasterCard Inc, the world's second largest debit and credit card company, said it was extending its zero liability policy in the United States to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions. Larger rival Visa Inc's zero liability policy does not apply to PIN-based and ATM transactions, according to information available on its website.
May 28- MasterCard Inc, the world's second largest debit and credit card company, said it was extending its zero liability policy in the United States to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions. Zero liability protection means the account holder will not be held responsible for unauthorized transactions.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Morgan Brennan and Dominic Chu, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Apple is taking over the home.
Facebook announced that posts from new users will only be shared with their "friends" unless they change the default settings and choose "public."
EBay says 145 million user records have been breached. CNBC.com consumer reporter Kelli B. Grant, shares two stories, including the smartest ways to protect your data online.
Airbnb and the New York Attorney General have reached an agreement over privacy, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
WASHINGTON, May 19- Sprint Corp will pay $7.5 million to settle allegations that it failed to spare consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls, U.S. communications regulators said on Monday.
Which tech companies do you trust when it comes to privacy? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discuss a new study from the "Electronic Frontier Foundation" that measured more than 2 dozen companies.
Google received take-down requests after Europe's top court ruled that subjects have the 'right to be forgotten,' a source said.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- The White House will lay out ideas this week for protecting U.S. consumers' privacy in an era in which the ubiquitous use of computers and mobile phones provides a constant data feed on individuals.
March 31- New York state joined New York City in suing FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by delivering untaxed cigarettes, but the company said customer privacy prevented it from checking packages without reason.
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says the revelations of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency is a "huge scandal" and the government is "out of control".
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.
WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The seemingly intractable problem of identity theft led the list of top consumer complaints once again in 2013, with U.S. consumers reporting that they lost over $1.6 billion to various types of fraud, the Federal Trade Commission said in a report released on Thursday.