• This ally dislikes US firms as much as Russians do Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    A series of damning espionage revelations and other developments has seriously damaged the way a traditional ally thinks about U.S. firms.

  • Cloud insecurity  Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and "Zero to One" author, discusses the impact Edward Snowden had on unveiling the vulnerabilities of the virtual world.

  • Yahoo threatened by Feds over data  Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the U.S. government threatened Yahoo with daily fines of $250,000 for refusing to hand over data to the NSA. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, provides perspective.

  • US government pressured Yahoo over user data Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    The U.S. government threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-per-day fine in 2008 if it did not hand over user data, declassified documents reveal.

  • Rupert Murdoch rips Google  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on Rupert Murdoch's rant on Twitter about piracy and hypocrisy at Google. Murdoch claimed privacy at Google was worse than the NSA.

  • NSA fears prompt Germany to end Verizon contract Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Germany is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting US intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications.

  • How a tech venture raised a cool $900 million Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Alex Karp, co-founder of Palantir Technologies

    This data-mining software company has landed several government contracts, transforming mounds of data into key intelligence.

  • Andreessen: Snowden no patriot  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC contributor Jon Steinberg, discusses Marc Andreessen's comments that Eric Snowden is a traitor, not a patriot. Steinberg says Snowden is providing a service, but has gone too far.

  • Snowden a 'traitor': Andreessen Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:21 AM ET
    Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz.

    He also tells CNBC the secrets Snowden has revealed have hurt Silicon Valley, and President Obama is doing nothing to help.

  • Andreessen: Snowden is a traitor  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on Edward Snowden spilling NSA secrets and the implications of the security breach.

  • Is Big Brother really watching you? Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 9:08 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says the government can spy on you, but experts say hackers seeking your financial data is still a bigger threat.

  • US mistrust could rise over China spying spat: Pro  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Carlo Gallo, director of Enquirisk, says global companies could view U.S. technology firms with increasing mistrust due to alleged links with the National Security Agency.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • 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."

  • US braces for China backlash on cyberspying charges Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 11:17 AM ET
    Flags of the United States and China

    US technology companies will likely bear the brunt of soured ties between Beijing and Washington over Internet security.

  • Pres. Obama: Framework in place for more sanctions  Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama says he has not misread President Putin's intentions, what he cares about is his actions. Also the president speaks out on NSA data collection tactics.

  • House NSA spying proposal  Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    The Obama administration will propose a new law banning the systematic collection of phone records, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Watershed moment as hack attacks rise: Expert  Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    We've seen an increase in "cybermischief" over the past few years, says William Plummer, Huawei vice president of external communications, discussing allegations that the NSA spied on Chinese telecom giant Huawei. There is a growing mistrust among technology information networks, Plummer adds.