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Edward Snowden in his first interview on a major US network since data leak

  • 30/05/2014 at 01:36 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Edward Snowden NBC interviewEdward Snowden has sat down with Brian Williams of Nightly News on NBC for an interview. It is the first time he has appeared on a US based network since his massive document leak turned the intelligence world upside down.

Snowden has his dissenters who claim he is a traitor. However, for the most part his actions have been applauded by a global public becoming all the more aware by the day of the full extent of government surveillance.

He has been on the run for months and ended up in Russia. While there, claims began to come from former CIA agents who were suggesting he was spying for the Kremlin, and had been in contact with the Russians since 2007. However, no proof was offered to show this, nor is there any indication that Snowden has given information to the Russian government.

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16 years of MSNBC comes to an end

  • 16/07/2012 at 22:50 by It's a Gadget Staff
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I browsed over to MSNBC.com to get my daily morning dose of non-tech news and was instantly greeted with a surprising forward to NBCNews.com and a popup that told us big things had happened. After 16 years of Microsoft co-running the website NBC News has purchased back full a controlling interest of the website.

NBC News’s President, Steve Capus, said that the site which was “one of the news industry’s earliest and most successful online operations” would end up becoming part of NBC News Digital. NBC News Digital is going to be run by Vivian Schiller who is the ex-president of National Public Radio and has been running the digital portion of NBC for the past year.

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