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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Edward Snowden: Patriot or traitor?     Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details from Edward Snowden's first American interview with NBC's Brian William where he defends his disclosure of the U.S. government's use of surveillance programs to spy on its own people.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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