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PRISM 2.0: From 9 to ‘thousands’ of technology and finance companies

When Edward Snowden leaked the news about PRISM, we thought it was just 9 U.S. companies that were sharing customers’ data with the National Security Agency (NSA). Now it looks like literally thousands of technology, finance, and manufacturing firms are working with the NSA, CIA, FBI, and branches of the U.S. military.

Next generation reigns at Mobile World Congress

With some 70,000 visitors in Barcelona this week for the Mobile World Congress, the tone is being set for the next phase of the dynamic mobile telecommunications industry.

White House may not have found evidence of Huawei spying

A special White House investigation couldn’t find any evidence of Chinese spying through Huawei telecommunications systems, though the U.S. recently warned businesses using the vendor that it “cannot be trusted to be free of foreign state influence.”

U.S. could block Huawei, ZTE on fears of spying by Chinese government

The emergence of Chinese telecom companies Huawei and ZTE has meant a larger selection of cheaper phones for U.S. consumers. But the companies may also present a security threat to the U.S., according to U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers. Rogers says hardware from the two companies could make it easier for China to spy on U.S. companies and government agencies, Reuters reports.