Edward Snowden


  • 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.

  • Edward Snowden to speak at SXSW, via Skype Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

    Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden will take part in a panel discussion on the security of digital communications at SXSW at 12 p.m. EDT.

  • Chertoff: Smart cards a step forward  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses risks to the retail sector as consumers use mobile devices more and more.

  • How cybersecurity pros really feel about hackers Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
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    Even as cybersecurity professionals try to fight cybercrime, they can't help but admire hackers' intelligence.

  • 'Dark web' selling stolen data  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    In the wake of a cybersecurity firm reporting 360 million stolen credit cards are being sold on the black market, CNBC's Eamon Javers details the "dark web," the network for cybercrime. Javers also comments on the NSA privacy debate taking place within the industry.

  • Cybersecurity industry at war with itself Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow.

    A San Francisco gathering of cybersecurity professionals is underscoring the divide in their community over the NSA. A look at the turmoil.

  • Inside the world of weird data: Who's crunching what Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Start-ups with names like "Kaggle," "Evolv" and "HaystaqDNA" are trying to extract insights about the world in ways not possible before.

  • Snowden 'deserves credit' for NSA debate: Schmidt Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt at WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Edward Snowden, the contractor at the center of the NSA controversy, deserves credit for starting a debate, Eric Schmidt told CNBC on Friday.

  • Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.

  • Obama ends NSA's mass storage of telephone metadata Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses changes to the NSA's data collection.

    The president also announced that communication providers will be allowed to share more information about the government's data requests.