The move, which covers the company’s older smartphones and tablets, was originally requested by Apple.      NYT > Technology ...

The United States Trade Representative’s office said that it would allow an import ban to go into effect on products made by Samsung that infringe on Apple patents.      NYT > Technology ...

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The 300,000-person company has struggled with figuring out the right balance of office space. But it has now added space, and said workers who had been at home can back to the office.      NYT > Technology ...

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his plans to retire from the company in the next 12 months in August and recently gave a tearful “Good-bye” speech to thousands of Microsoft employees at their annual meeting. Today, Microsoft issued its annual financial report for its recently completed 2013 fiscal year and it included a new, and final, message to shareholders from Ballmer. Tags:  Microsoft HITBSecNews – Keeping Knowledge Free for Over a Decade ...

Schmidt didn’t say what he based his comment on, but the comment will ruffle feathers among iOS fans. CNET News.com ...

Four men arrested in Britain on drug charges are being investigated over their suspected ties to Silk Road, a Web site linked to narcotics sales.      NYT > Technology ...

As Twitter faces criticism for its all-white, all-male board, tech insiders, executive recruiters and academics suggested dozens of qualified women.      NYT > Technology ...

According to figures from UK communications provider Talktalk, Brits have such woeful broadband wiring that we are wasting many megabytes of lovely online capacity every day. The firm reckons that the amount of broadband being wasted could stream content from the BBC’s TV on demand service iPlayer for the next 59 years. Tags:  Networking HITBSecNews – Keeping Knowledge Free for Over a Decade ...

The company, well known for its smart thermostat for reducing energy consumption, introduced an Internet-connected smoke alarm called Protect.      NYT > Technology ...

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Saboteurs spreading the Gameover banking trojan are using an encrypted secure sockets layer connection to remain undetected and have infected at least a quarter of a million machines. Researchers at Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) detailed attackers’ latest schemes to spread the financial malware in a blog post published last Friday. Tags:  SSL Viruses & Malware HITBSecNews – Keeping Knowledge Free for Over a Decade ...