News bites: Silicon Valley shaken by NSA data-collection program

Entrepreneurs who helped craft the Internet in its early days are pushing for Internet companies to disclose more about their involvement with PRISM, The New York Times writes.

The National Security Agency (NSA) leveraged technology created in Silicon Valley, such as Yahoo-developed Hadoop, to sift through large chunks of data to predict events, according to The Wall Street Journal.

NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he was aware of the consequences he'll face for leaking sensitive documents about PRISM during his early contact with The Washington Post.

Sprint shareholders are set to vote on SoftBank's offer for the company on Wednesday, though the vote could be postponed to give Dish more time, The New York Times says.

Google is close to buying navigation mobile app Waze for more than $1 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.