Eamon Javers, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

News this week that two former Twitter employees were charged by the Department of Justice with spying for Saudi Arabia inside the company put a fresh spotlight on a problem few business people think about as they tweet, “friend” and message away on the internet: Social media is crawling with spies.

“You can’t go from 35 to 15 [percent] and still allow deductions. It’s just algebra,” a senior official tells CNBC.

Jack Abramoff, reinvented as a critic of the Washington lobbying industry, talks to CNBC about Donald Trump, ethics and “legalized bribery.”

As a result of stolen email messages released by WikiLeaks, we now know what President Barack Obama’s email address was during the presidential transition.

How former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge came to pen a column shows how money, power, and national security mix in a post-9/11 D.C.

An email released Tuesday by Citizens United raised questions about a trip taken by Huma Abedin when she was at the State Department.

CNBC has obtained a document detailing more than 180 phrases flagged for scrutiny by Goldman Sachs’ email monitoring system.

Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS banker who blew the whistle on tax dodges, told CNBC he believes the CIA may be behind the Panama Papers leak.

Bradley Birkenfeld was released from federal prison in August 2012 after serving 2½ years for his role as a Swiss banker hiding millions of dollars for wealthy American clients. Five weeks later, he found himself in the kitchen of a small rental house in Raymond, New Hampshire. At that moment, Birkenfeld was an ex-con. He …

U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday, the final trading day of the quarter, ahead of the monthly employment report due Friday.

Certain lucky numbers are overplayed in Powerball, meaning that if you win with them, you might have to share your prizes with others.

The inspector general for the Federal Reserve is warning that a key database at the central bank needs more cybersecurity protections, according to a summary report.

Signs are emerging of a global backlash against Donald Trump and his luxury brand. Experts say his campaign rhetoric could be hurting his business.

In the surveillance video, there’s a lot of nervous laughter before the Chinese CEO and the American executive get down to the serious business that brought them to a bland, Kansas City, Missouri, hotel room: exchanging $30,000 in cash for trade secrets about glass insulation made by Pittsburgh Corning. The executive, the CEO and his …