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Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president and COO, discusses Mark Zuckerberg's decision to sell more than $41 million shares of stock totaling about $2.3 billion. Steinberg also talks about where the money will go and why the company even needs to issue shares.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- The task force appointed by the White House to review controversial surveillance programs and other operations by the National Security Agency has recommended policy shifts that emphasize cybersecurity defense. For the entire system to work, encryption software itself must be trustworthy, "the panel wrote to the White House.
A U.S. District Court judge ruled the NSA program is likely unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As Instagram rolls out direct messaging, CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the shift in how consumers are communicating with photos. This about targeting who you want to talk to at any given moment, says Fortt.
Hoping to boost its economy and create jobs, Oklahoma is positioning itself as a future hub for the growing, commercial drone industry.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Instagram Direct and how it will compete with Snapchat.
CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the NSA and a shift toward surveillance reform. Also, why are gamers are being watched?
David Kennedy, TrustedSec CEO, explains why he has security concerns about the Healthcare.gov website and why it will be difficult to fix it.
Rep. Mike Rogers, (R-MI), shares his concerns about security and privacy issues on the government's health care website.
Amish Shah, Sierra Maya Ventures, explains why he is so bullish on drone technology. And Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, reveals why he is concerned about drone safety and privacy issues.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on "Good," a platform to connect companies with their employees' email and corporate data on their personal devices via an app. Good's business is skyrocketing, and is more secure than companies' BlackBerry.
The Do Not Track Act of 2013 introduced in Congress last week would make it easier for parents to protect their teens in the mobile media environment.
Apple issued a report about global government requests it receives for user and device data and efforts to legally protect consumer privacy.
Google executive Eric Schmidt said U.S. government spying on its data centers would be outrageous and potentially illegal if true, the WSJ reported.
The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls.
Chris Forsyth, IP/IT partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, discusses the European Parliament's potential data protection reform to be voted on Monday and looks at how it will impact IT and social media firms.
Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat, discusses the popular app's business model and privacy.
Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder, shares his views on the Obamacare website, privacy and Twitter's IPO.
The agency has exploited its data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections.