New documents released show the Feds threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 per day if it refused to hand over user data to the NSA in 2008. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.» Read More
There was a lot of talk among media moguls yesterday at the Allen & Company conference about Steve Ballmer's plan to realign Microsoft, immigration reform and the NSA's Prism controversy, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) discusses why lawmakers are concerned about Google Glass.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House believes Edward Snowden is currently in Russia, and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the release of Snowden from China hurts the country's relations with the U.S.
Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman, discusses a change in procedures at the SEC and whether it will result in more cases going to trial.
Andrew Mclaughlin, Senior Vice President, at Betaworks says that the Snowden episode has evoked more people to question the boundaries of government surveillance.
Don Clark, a former FBI special agent, and George Gilder, author of "Knowledge and Power," discuss a terror plot targeting the NYSE that was thwarted by the NSA's surveillance program. With CNBC's Eamon Javers.
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg says web traffic on his search engine, billed as an alternative to Google that doesn't store your private information, surged 33 percent after the NSA news broke. Weinberg discusses the model of his search engine, and how the company makes money.
The FBI claims the government's surveillance program actually stopped a plot to bomb the NYSE, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Ben Willis, Albert Fried and Company; Matt Cheslock, Virtu Financial; and CNBC's Bob Pisani, react.
Details have been revealed about a plot to blow up the NYSE that was thwarted by the NSA's surveillance program, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on the investigation into the NSA surveillance program, saying an NYSE terror plot was foiled. CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist, discuss.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on a thwarted plot to bomb the NYSE and testimony from Capitol Hill on the NSA surveillance program.
Former FBI special agent Jeff Lanza discusses why he believes NSA surveillance isn't designed for transparency, and whether the broad gathering of data is effective.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, discuss the "new world era" of beefed up security in and around the NYSE and Wall Street.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details from today's testimony before the House on the NSA surveillance program. And James Kallstrom, former assistant FBI director, addresses the issue of restoring "public trust" as well as protecting targets from terrorists.
FBI Deputy Director Sean Joyce testifies before the House and explains how government agencies were able to thwart terrorist attacks through the NSA monitoring program.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on the House hearing on NSA oversight methods. And a look at security at the NYSE and Wall Street, with Ben Willis, Albert Fried & Co., and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
The agency's director Keith Alexander will answer questions about the government's surveillance program before a House committee, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden denied that he is a spy for China, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and should tech companies have refused the NSA? Keith Boykin, CNBC Contributor; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice; and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, discuss.
U.S. tech companies are asking for permission to provide some details on how many requests they get from law enforcement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Stephen Ryan, McDermott Will & Emery, and Rainey Reitman, Electronic Frontier Foundation, discuss whether companies who help the NSA fight cyberattacks should get legal immunity.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden answered questions about his claims regarding the agency online, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The "Street Signs" panel reacts.