ISQS 4385 - Strategic IT & Telecommunications Management

Strategy Paper: Examples are here

Spring 2014 EXAM Due Midnight Mon 4/21

 

Misc IS/IT, Security & Business Strategy Links for Discussion


Old miniCase Study Links
2013F, 2013S, 2012F, 2012S
Cloud Computing on Resources Page Intel Cloud Computing Security planning guide Cloud Computing Explained:
Implementation Handbook

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White House Calls for Big Data and Cloud Privacy Overhaul
The 9 Most Difficult-to-Fill IT Roles
Lesson 4: Understanding Hard Drive Partitioning with Disk Management
IT Salaries for the 20 Hottest Tech Skills
Snapchat Adds Ephemeral Text Chat And Video Calls

Lesson 5: Learning to Use the Registry Editor Like a Pro
The Internet of Things likely to drive an upheaval for security
Use Portable VirtualBox to Take Virtual Machines With You Everywhere
Unplugging the data center
Microsoft sharpens encryption management tools

Land A Job With A Résumé That Stands Out In The Crowd With Sumry
The Censorship Effect
Kill the password. And the PIN number. And the car key.
Why students using laptops learn less in class even when they really are taking notes
History Repeating: Google Glass Getting Same Treatment As Walkman And Cameras Once Did

An unnecessary path to tech: A bachelor's degree
Honey Encryption
The Sewol Tragedy: Part II - Causes and Contributing Factors
The oRouter Is A Tor-Powered Linux Box That Secures Your Internet Connection
Beginner Geek: How To Access Your Desktop Over the Internet

11 reasons encryption is (almost) dead
US Government Begins Rollout Of Its 'Driver's License For The Internet'
SanDisk’s collosal 4TB SSD: Does this mean SSDs will soon provide more storage than hard drives?
How To Handle Suspicious Windows Task Manager Processes
Oculus wants to build a billion-person MMO with Facebook
5/6
Amazon Widens Same-Day Delivery Service
CenturyLink Joins The Cloud Price War - And Blood Begins To Spill
7 Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets
Google Glass Parody Shows Family Lost in Wearable Computing
Laughter Can Help Reduce Age-Related Memory Loss

Best wearable tech
Internet Tolls And The Case For Strong Net Neutrality
Windows XP stays strong despite end of support
How to Experiment With JavaScript on Your iPad
The Power User's Guide to Better Virtual Machines in VirtualBox

33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed
Why Right Now the Future Belongs to Google, Not Apple
Nokia Announces New Strategy, and a New Chief to Carry It Out
White House Details Thinking on Cybersecurity Flaws
IFTTT: A few of our favorite Android Recipes

Sprint Introduces HTC One (M8)-Harman Kardon Edition With Spotify
Why Facebook's New 'Anonymous Login' Matters
Coca-Cola Is Using Facial Recognition Technology On Fridges In Australia To Sell More Drinks
Google Now and Cortana are the future, not Siri
IT Security Job Opportunities Growing in a Dangerous World

Outbox vs. USPS: How the Post Office Killed Digital Mail
This is the most secure computer you’ll ever own
Hacking Into Hospital Computers Reveals Vulnerable Medical Records And Blood Supplies
How America’s Leading Science Fiction Authors Are Shaping Your Future
Florida man uses iPhone to film arrest -- and gets arrested

Crowning the dragon
Chief digital officers are a blessing and a curse for CIOs
Six Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft and Spot Identity Thieves When Dining Out: Protect Yourself
'Sign in with Google' button could send Google+ to oblivion
Quantum Key Distribution proven to work over everyday fibre

What are the most interesting webcams that are publicly accessible?

UtePassCams
6 free network vulnerability scanners
Facebook Launches Anonymous Login So You Can Try Apps Without Giving Up Your Data
Lesson 3: Using Event Viewer to Troubleshoot Problems
IT shops losing control over technology
5/1
Google Now for Android remembers where you parked
Sprint will reportedly try to buy T-Mobile US in June or July
What To Do If You’re A Victim Of Online Credit Card Fraud
Google stops data-mining students' email
What Is a Linux SWAP Partition, And What Does It Do?

Android still triggers the most mobile malware, says F-Secure
Lesson 2: Using Task Scheduler to Run Processes Later
Amazon Debuts A Storefront Just For Wearable Tech
5 reasons why Google can catch Amazon in the cloud
Firefox 29 available to download, with all-new swoopy Australis interface

The latest chapter for the self-driving car: mastering city street driving
Tiny Jumpr charges your phone and jumpstarts your car
Nissan’s self-cleaning car could kill off car washing forever
Nod Gesture Control Ring Is Designed For Continual Wear, Starts Selling Today For $149
Arbor Networks Reports Unprecedented Spike in DDoS Attack Size Driven by NTP Misuse

Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world
What will it take to get people to buy new iPads?
Netflix to become real TV and get its own ‘cable channel’ next week
Man Hacks Monitor, Screams at Baby Girl
AT&T Plans to Provide Wireless Internet for Airplanes

Apache Struts Zero Day Not Fixed By Patch
How To Hack Hiring
Microsoft Is Challenging The US Government’s Use Of Search Warrants To Access Data Stored Abroad
New Microsoft VP consigns the PC to irrelevance
tomshardware: The 10 Best And 10 Worst Automotive Technologies

Five Ways to Remove Stripped Screws
Lesson 5: Managing Your Device’s Storage and Backups
DOJ Complains About Getting a Warrant To Search Mobile Phones
Netflix Pondering Peer-to-Peer Technology For Streaming Video
How to Boot From a USB Drive in VirtualBox

Schneier: Is Google Too Big to Trust?
LastPass (for Windows Phone)
Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With A Special Data Plan Called ‘Prime Data’
Cloud computing confronts critical crossroads
10 Great apps for IT Pros
4/29
Lesson 1: Understanding Windows Administration Tools
Don’t Be Intimidated: Building Your Own Computer is Easier Than You’d Think
For Fitness Bands, Slick Marketing but Suspect Results
Netflix vs. Amazon, and the New Economics of Television
Google Draw: The Perfect Google Glass Accessory

Putin: The Internet is a CIA project
Facebook Buys Moves to See Your Fitness Activity
Google Glass now available to anyone, may be prepping for public launch
Police Chief: Not Wanting To Talk To Police Officers Is 'Odd'
Microsoft, Google, Others Join To Fund Open Source Infrastructure Upgrades

Codecademy Moves To Be A One-Stop-Shop For Programming Education
All the New Stuff in IFTTT for Android and What You Can Do With It
Fewer college students use tablets; may be a sign device doesn't boost productivity
Amazon's Prime Pantry service lets you ship 45 pounds of groceries for a $6 fee
Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks

Aereo: How It Works and How It’s Working So Far
F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic
Parents win against cloud storage of US students' private information
Eyes on Tennessee as it begins free community college plan
Lesson 4: Understanding Performance and Security

How to Install and Dual Boot Linux on a Mac
Edward Snowden: Here's how we take back the Internet
Out in the Open: Inside the Operating System Edward Snowden Used to Evade the NSA
Graduating Senior Speaker Series
Chrome add-on lets you copy and erase text inside any image on the web

Geek Squad Review PCmag
9 Beautiful Alternatives To The Default Linux Icon Sets
Extending your Android Device’s Battery Life
HBO Content Is Coming To Amazon Prime Instant Video
XE 16.1 Glass boot loop issue

10 Reasons It's a Bad Idea to Be a Google Glass Early Adopter

Go time traveling with Google Maps
Fave Raves: 33 tech pros share their favorite IT products
Why cloud companies are watching the Aereo, Supreme Court case very closely
Chinese Government Shuns 'Expensive' Windows 8
Get 50GB of iDrive iOS cloud storage for 99 cents
4/24
The Drinking Age Is Past Its Prime
Most popular YouTube videos of all time
Backdoors in Wi-Fi routers, said to be closed, can be reopened

Easter egg: DSL router patch merely hides backdoor instead of closing it
Self-taught hackers rule
7 Ways to Advance Your Project Management Career

How to Run a Portable Version of Windows from a USB Drive
Extreme password protection: How hackers keep themselves safe
Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds
Facial recognition - coming soon to a shopping mall near you
How Google Screwed Up Google Glass

How To Boot Into Safe Mode In Windows 8
12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today
Google Glass Adds Limited SMS Support For iPhone, Gets Calendar App Facebook’s ‘Nearby Friends’ feature is potentially creepy
What we know about the Netflix price hike

Word of the day: Easter Egg
Google Hangouts for Android merges conversations
Reddit penalizes technology subreddit for censoring headlines about 'spying', 'NSA'
Verizon: Web apps are the security punching bag of the Internet
Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide

IT Leader or IT Manager? How to Be the Best of Both
Will the Internet of Things Become the Internet of Broken Things?
Uncommon Comparisons of the App Store vs. Google Play [Infographic]
Top perks that IT professionals should ask for
Google Glass to get a workout from Dutch firefighters

Sharing what’s up our sleeve: Android coming to wearables
www.dzone.com
Supreme Court case could change how you watch TV
AEREO

Linux Command Line Cheat Sheet
Gambling with Secrets (Cryptography)
4/22
Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 offers 75 percent faster charging
You could soon use bitcoin to support political campaigns
Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' Brings Long-Term Linux Desktop Support
Red Hat Touts Virtual Containers as Next Advance in Cloud Computing
AT&T Looking to Bring Its Super-Fast Internet to 21 New Cities

Red-hot IT jobs
Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends” With Opt-In Real-Time Location Sharing To Help You Meet Up
Google launches standalone Camera app in Play Store

Lens Blur in the new Google Camera app
Infants love iPads, can't use building blocks?
Penetration testing Linux distribution ArchAssault

Critical Java Update Plugs 37 Security Holes
Court Says That Tweeting Someone Is 'F**king Crazy' Is Not Libelous
IT career salaries infographic: Salary expectations, projects and mood
Chrome Remote Desktop for Android browses a PC or Mac from your phone
Microsoft Announces New Tools Bringing The Cloud To The Internet Of Things, Uniting Hadoop And SQL

Scam by Victoria’s Secret clerk highlights common risk
12 LinkedIn mistakes IT pros make
9 Things You Need to Know Before You Store Data in the Cloud
Ditching command-and-control policies can help IT cope with mobility
Employee mobility shifts IT's focus to data security and delivery

Flatworld textbooks
How to Scan and Repair an Infected Computer From Outside Windows
Free public domain audiobooks
10 cool tech things you could buy instead of Google Glass
7 Reasons Not to Buy Google Glass Today

The Counterforce, Kevin Rose, and the fire beneath San Francisco's growing class gap
Researchers claim to hack fingerprint sensor on Samsung Galaxy S5
FREE EBOOK: Project Gutenberg – More Than Just Free Books
Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit
Google steps up competition with Amazon, expands Cloud Platform to Asia
4/17
Linux-Based Autonomous Sub Leads Malaysia Airlines Flight Search
Google’s Modular Ara Smartphone To Launch For The Public In January 2015
Smartphone Makers Agree on ‘Kill Switch’ to Deter Thefts
The lowest-price, easiest-to-use 3D printer yet
Apple CarPlay for a car you already own

AI gets its groove back
Inside Microsoft’s New Platform And Services Strategy
Entitle Brings Its Subscription E-Books To E-Ink Readers, Including The Nook
Journalist: I was assaulted on street for wearing Google Glass
Envisioning an Apple iPhone 6 'phablet'

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 20 (LAMP)
Reddit:
We recommend that you change your reddit password

Google Patents Tiny Cameras Embedded In Contact Lenses
Hard Disk Passwords Explained: Should You Set One to Secure Your Files?
7 all-in-one security suites: Anti-malware for all your devices

LastPass Now Auto-Fills Login Info for Your Android Apps
Why businesses are so vulnerable to cyberattacks
Facebook's making moves to challenge PayPal
Your no-fuss, fail-safe guide to protecting Android devices
100+ Reasons PopClip Can Help You Become a Mac Power User

Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up
No Laptops, No Wi-Fi: How One Cafe Fired Up Sales
Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails
Schneier on Security
Best browsers for safe surfing

Get the most from your Samsung Galaxy S5 with these 16 tips and tricks
First sites admit data loss through Heartbleed attacks
Try the Super-Secure USB Drive OS That Edward Snowden Insists on Using
Missouri will fire deafening 'sound cannons' at drivers to deter work zone speeding
GDP/Person
200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes

4/15
Glass Explorer Edition One Day Sale
Death of Window XP Is a Golden Opportunity for Linux
Quantenna readies a 10 Gbps Wi-Fi chip that could supercharge home networking
Oracle legal letter prompts closure of independent JD Edwards help site
Apple Buys Tiny Dams to Power Its Data Centers

25 weirdest things in the ‘Internet of Things’
How Tech Can Help Cities Reduce Crime
Nearly Half Of Americans Claim They've Changed Their Behavior Due To NSA
How to Make Google Drive Work Like a Desktop Suite
Google Glass gearing up for early sale?

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 13.1 (GNOME)
Facebook Is Forcing All Users To Download Messenger By Ripping Chat Out Of Its Main Apps
Dropbox Announces ‘Project Harmony’ To Bring Collaborative Features To Microsoft Office
Dropbox Debuts Carousel, Aiming To Be The Go-To Storage App For Your Entire Photo Archive
Hands-On Video Of Carousel, Dropbox’s Replacement For Your Camera Roll

The Growing Inequality In How America Saves For College
The Best Linux Distributions For Windows XP Refugees
Can Two-Step Verification Be Less Irritating? Four Secret Hacks Guaranteed to Improve Security Doctor says Google Glass saved a man's life
github: free programming books

New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails
Canada halts online tax returns in wake of Heartbleed
Former Apple Genius Bar member gives you tips on how to extend battery life on your iPhone and iPad
IT and business remain apart -- and that's a good thing
Samsung Galaxy S5 review round-up: Almost flawless, except for low-light photography

Schneier: Heartbleed

Qualys ssl  filippo  LastPass
The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
How Heartbleed Works: The Code Behind the Internet's Security Nightmare
What Should You Do About the Heartbleed Security Flaw?
The critical, widespread Heartbleed bug and you: How to keep your private info safe
4/10
Facebook's new face recognition knows you from the side
Running Enterprises on Mobile Devices
Seattle Mayor: ‘We should not allow our Internet access to be managed by a private monopoly’
Google Promotes Google Glass for Business Use
Seven Safety Tips for People Sticking with Windows XP

States Investigating Breach at Experian
5 biometric alternatives to the password
IFTTT Comes To The iPad With Recipe Collections, iOS Notifications, & Photo Triggers
Amazon announces Dash, a home barcode scanner and microphone

Wired Version
Hack Your Summer

Google, Red Hat get cozy in the cloud
Top-paying industries for IT 2014
Sitedrop Turns A Dropbox Folder Into A Visual Workspace Where You Can Collaborate With Others
IT Salary Survey 2014: Who's hot, who's not
Microsoft Is Suddenly a New Company. But Is It Too Late?

Livestream Comes To Google Glass
Linux / Unix: Find And List All Hidden Files Recursively
Mac OS X: Force Quit An Unresponsive Full Screen Application Shortcut Key
What do IT workers want?

Top perks for IT jobs
US Burns Through All High-Skill Visas For 2015 In Less Than A Week

FAQ: What you need to know about the end of Windows XP support
9 reasons users won’t ditch Windows XP
Microsoft teases a classic Start Menu for Windows 8.1 with built-in Live Tiles
Will You Need the Windows XP Black Market?
You don't own your Kindle books, Amazon reminds customer

Risk Management in Cloud Computing
'Heartbleed' bug in OpenSSL puts encrypted communications at risk
Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain
Windows Networking: Lesson 1: User Accounts, Groups, Permissions & Their Role in Sharing
Windows Networking: Lesson 2: The Basic Concepts in Sharing
4/8
One big reason we lack Internet competition: Starting an ISP is really hard
10 things we hate about JavaScript
iOS 7 Bug Lets Thieves Disable Find My iPhone, Delete iCloud Account
Apple’s latest patent application: Smart headphones that recognize your voice
Use These 6 Extensions To Improve Privacy & Security On Firefox

Canonical Shuts Down Cloud Storage Service Ubuntu One
Tech shifts that shook up the status quo and left the experts behind
Data recovery from accidentally deleted files or crashed drives in Redhat, CentOS and Fedora Linux
Transatlantic cables will bypass USA to avoid NSA spying
How to Build a (Nearly) Hack-Proof Password System with LastPass and a Thumb Drive

Encrypted Yahoo Messenger on its way
Amazon’s Fire TV Will Offer Gamers Many Ways To Play, And A $40 Dedicated Controller
USING SYSINTERNALS TOOLS LIKE A PRO: Lesson 9 Streams  & Hidden files
USB will thankfully never be the same: Reversible Type-C cable and port revealed
Texan liquor chain Spec's leaks 550k card details in 17 month breach

Whose fault is it that users are the weakest link?
How to Secure Your Computer With a BIOS or UEFI Password
Discontinued Windows XP Still No. 2 Desktop OS After Windows7, Windows 8 Lagging Far Behind
Install Apache2, PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5
How Secure Are Your Documents In Google Drive?

Amazon announces $99 set-top box How Amazon Fire TV Stacks Up To Apple TV, Chromecast And Roku
To attract developers, Microsoft opens up Web-app technology
Cobra iRad 230
Does Speeding Really Get You There Any Faster?

iBeacon
'Good! job! NSA! You! turned! Yahoo! into! an! encryption! beast!
Europe does what the US won't by agreeing to strong net neutrality law
10 takeaways from Microsoft's Build conference 2014
Is Amazon hacking our apps? Or doing us all a security favour?
4/3
The 10 Best Things From April 2014
Microsoft is bringing the Start Menu back
Yahoo may build its own YouTube (aka the Googlefication of Yahoo continues)
FCC boosting Wi-Fi speed to 1Gbps
The mobile web is still losing out to native apps, by more than 6 to 1

How to Buy Ebooks From Anywhere and Still Read Them All in One Place
A 'Crisis' in Online Ads: One-Third of Traffic Is Bogus
Google’s Eric Schmidt On Critics Who Say College Isn’t Worth It: “They’re Just Wrong” Security Questions Are Insecure: How to Protect Your Accounts
Cloud Computing Basics—Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Wearable gadget storage: Scottevest
Windows 8.1
Boot to the Desktop
Bring Back the Start Menu
Start Screen Options & Configs
How Dropbox Knows When You’re Sharing Copyrighted Stuff
(Without Actually Looking At Your Stuff)
Create a Common Gmail Account to Sync Contacts in Everyone's Phones
Announcing the Office you love, now on the iPad

Good Samaritan Backfire
Comparison of e-book formats How to read EPUB files on your Kindle

How to make e-books show up under "Books" on the Kindle Fire
Why are tech companies trying to take over my face?
Dissatisfaction with IT grows

Microsoft slashes Azure prices, introduces new basic tier
Top 10 Recession-Proof IT Jobs
Security Researchers Find RSA Even More Completely Compromised By The NSA Than Previously Thought
Smartphone kill-switch could save consumers $2.6B per year, says report
Researchers demo how Philips smart TVs do not have smart security

Don’t Fall Foul of the Scammers: A Guide To Ransomware & Other Threats
Mistake in ransomware program leaves decryption key accessible
Move Over Shell-Scripts: Sh.py Is Here, And It’s Awesome
Windows XP: Goodbye and Good Riddance
7 Hot IT Jobs That Will Land You a Higher Salary
4/1
With FaceСrypt iPhone app, your face unlocks Web sites
PasswordBox Partnership Lets The Nymi ECG Wristband Log You In Anywhere On Mobile
Coursera's Android App Allows You to Download Lectures For Mobile Use
LJ: More Secure SSH Connections
Canonical flip-flops on Ubuntu's controversial Amazon feature

Learn Basic Linux Commands with This Downloadable Cheat Sheet
16 terrible computer pranks that could get you fired
Pepsi's bus stop ad in London might be the best use of augmented reality yet
The Most Valuable Traits in a Potential Employee, According to Google
Microsoft makes source code for MS-DOS and Word for Windows available to public

How optical illusions trick your brain, according to science
Cybersecurity Expert and CIO: Internet of Things is 'Scary as Hell'
Amazon Web Services gets security OK from Defense Department
Catch up on PC Maintenance & Clear Your System With Glary Utilities Pro
LVM, Demystified

Russian Government Officials Dump iPads Over Spying Fears
Sprint pushes farther into rural America
Google Launches Managed Virtual Machines, Gives Developers A Middle Ground Between Compute And App Engine
11 Tips for Working With IT Recruiters
How to Make GIMP Work More Like Photoshop

Nine free cloud storage options for small businesses
Getting upper management involved in your BYOD program
Office for iPad could have security implications both good and bad
Top mobile apps for IT administrators
20 Tech Topics To Get Passionate About

(Free!) Security Tools you should try
Android Security Remains a Glaring Problem: 10 Reasons Why
Icelanders can now each claim $400 worth of Auroracoin, the country's new digital currency
Apple Should Discontinue the iPhone 5C: 10 Reasons Why
5 free software tools for greater privacy
3/27
Facebook to Acquire Oculus
Early Supporters of Oculus VR Denounce Facebook Buyout Attention Suckers: Please Send Us Your Money

Facebook's $2 Billion Oculus Deal Is Proof Crowdfunders Should Get Stock
Facebook Missed Mobile Gaming, So It Bought Oculus To Own Virtual Reality For Gaming And Beyond
Facebook for your face: I have seen the future, and it’s awesome
(sorry, gamers)


Google: No, no. You've got Glass all wrong
9 must-do's if you must stick with Windows XP
8 ways to improve wired network security
Five Best VPN Service Providers
Top 10 worst resume terms

Why Google Glass security remains a work in progress
Linux and Unix nload App: Monitor Network Traffic and Bandwidth Usage In Real Time
Tech Videos — Best Of The Best YouTube Technology Channels
Turkish citizens fight back against Twitter ban
Big data, big pay: 10 data jobs with climbing salaries

Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
The Government Is a Hitman: Uber, Tesla and Airbnb Are in Its Crosshairs
Cyber Attack Against Colorado Hospital Attempts To Steal 5,400 Patient Records
Android update process gives malware a leg-up to evil
Why Google Glass security remains a work in progress

Band games Spotify by streaming silent tracks for cash
ER doctors use Google Glass and QR codes to identify patients
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols: Who needs operating systems anymore? Not you.
Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants?
PC Mag: DataLocker SkyCrypt

Lifehacker Faceoff: OneNote vs. Evernote
Self-publishing e-books: How to get started
ATM malware, controlled by a text message, spews cash
Encrypted Backup Solution "Home Paranoia Edition"
Apple wants to bypass net neutrality for its own streaming video service
3/25
Google Glass getting more style from Oakley, Ray-Ban, Luxottica Tom's Hardware:
System Builder Marathon, Q1 2014: Our New Enthusiast PC

Rumr, Group Messaging With An Anonymous Twist, Launches On iOS & Android
SysInternals:
Lesson 1: What Are the SysInternals Tools and How Do You Use Them?

SysInternals:
Lesson 2: Understanding Process Explorer

20 Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand. Number 5 Took Me A Minute
Skype-based malware shows how strange malicious code can be
Technology tracks our every move. How can an entire plane go missing?
Aptrax – track the apps you use and how often you use them
Senators express outrage at CIA monitoring of intelligence panel staff

Apple Continues Pursuit Of IT And Education With Improvements To Its ‘Secret’ Loyalty Pricing
9 Coursera Courses To Improve Yourself & Your Career
Ingram Buys CourseSmart, As Two Largest eTextbook Players Unite, Point The Way To A Post-Textbook Future Best tech jobs of 2014
Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Box, Dropbox, or drop both?
PC Maintenance for Beginners: Lesson 2: Cleaning your Computer Inside and Out
WhatsApp For Android Update Lets Users Pay For Their Friends’ Subscriptions
Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
TrackR, The Coin-Shaped Dongles That Help You Locate Lost Items, Now Talk To Each Other

"Archival Disc" standard formulated for professional-use next-generation optical discs
Hackers claim bankrupt Mt. Gox still has customers' bitcoins
Mt. Gox CEO's blog hacked, database leak claims there should be a 951k Bitcoin balance Trust issue looms large for tech companies capitalizing on personal data
Top 5 skills needed for a Security Operations Center analyst

Smart Toilet
One of the best habits for happy living may also be the least practiced
Visa and MasterCard Take a Stand Against Hackers
Linux / Unix: chroot Command Examples
Kevin Bacon, at a restaurant that specializes in Bacon.
(Austin, TX SXSW)


PC MAINTENANCE FOR BEGINNERS (lesson 1)
Tech Salary Guide for 2014
How to Add New Job Skills Without Going Back to School
Best iPhone, iPad Business Apps for 2014
The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great

Speed-Reader Startup Spritz Closing $3.5M Seed
Why You Should Embrace Surveillance, Not Fight It
I work in IT at a university. A professor called, panicking, asking for us to send someone over immediately. She had taken it upon herself to move her computer to a new office saying "I plugged everything back in now nothing works!"
A clear-eyed guide to Mac OS X's actual security risks
Google States Unequivocally It Was 'Attacked' By The Chinese... And By The United States

These Smartshoes Help the Blind Navigate City Streets
NSA targeted WikiLeaks, Pirate Bay, leaked documents show
Snowden at SXSW: The NSA set fire to the future of the Internet
Watch Ed Snowden tell SXSW techies: Save the world, encrypt every bit
IT security for the daily life: Withdrawing money at cash machines with 'Google Glass'
3/11
6 IT Strategies to Stay Ahead of Data Center Trends
15 things we hate about Java
School Tricks Pupils Into Installing a Root CA
Google Launches Add-ons to Supercharge Google Docs and Sheets
10 things your iPad can do with a little extra help

Linux Foundation to offer introductory Linux MOOC on edX
Two Sides Of The Same Coin: The Employment Crisis And The Education Crisis
Magic Wand - Programmable TV Remote

Kymera Manual
Why is American internet so slow?
Pre-installed malware turns up on new phones

11 percent of Americans think HTML is an STD, study says
Roku's new Streaming Stick takes on Chromecast: $50, HDMI-compatible, 1,200 apps
Best iPhone, iPad Business Apps for 2014
Spotify Acquires The Echo Nest, Gaining Control Of The Music DNA Company That Powers Its Rivals
Staples to shutter up to 225 stores amid online pressures

Steve Ballmer: Thanks to me, Microsoft screwed up a decade in phones
The Go Programming Language
Mother Bequeaths iPad to Sons But Apple Won't Unlock It
Target CIO resigns following breach
Red Hat to take on Microsoft with .NET hosted service

Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads
Kitec Plumbing
Buffalo Wild Wings to use tablets for gaming, ordering another round
Apple Mac Pro: It's a death star, not a nappy bin, OK?
Apple granted patent for two-faced iPhone with wraparound touchscreen

Pizza Hut shows off digital ordering table
Scot Finnie: Career doors are opening wide everywhere for IT pros
Does Your Employer Perform HTTPS MITM Attacks On Employees?
Bored With Programming Books? Try 3 Fun Ways To Level Up Your Coding Skills
Developing an Information Security and Risk Management Strategy (Part 2)

New design flaw found in crypto's TLS: Pretend to be a victim online
How Hackers Are Using Photos of Cats and Sunsets to Help Access Your Personal Data
The risk of offshoring security
Massive Linux security flaw dwarfs Apple’s cryptography problems of just last week
Is Jawbone Apple And Google’s Biggest Threat?
3/6
Back to the Future
Doc Brown finally admits Funny or Die hoverboard video is fake
DirecTV reportedly in talks with Disney for Internet deal
Colleges Need to Act Like Startups — Or Risk Becoming Obsolete
Government backs off case against journalist who faced decades in prison for posting hyperlink

5 Security Software Myths That Can Prove Dangerous
Even Apple and Google can't protect users from inherent mobile app risks
Microsoft to force Xbox Live on iOS and Android, will lead to disaster
Ask HTG: How Can I See If My ISP is Throttling Netflix?
Visualizing 15 Years Of Acquisitions By Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, And Facebook

New Netflix Phishing Scam Tricks You Into Calling Fake "Tech Support"
Government Accuses Sprint of Overcharging For Wiretapping Expenses
AT&T's 'IP Transition' Will Make U.S. Broadband Even Less Competitive
Dish Cripples Hopper For ABC In Exchange For Internet Streaming Rights Google Says Bon Appétit: See Restaurant Menus In The Search Results

gMail from the How-to Geek:
Lesson 7: Use Gmail as a Task List

The Complete Guide to Gmail
Anatomy of an Apple theft protection bypass - and how to avoid it
ACLU Report On Metadata Details Law Enforcement Abuse, Shows There's No Clear Cutoff Between Content And Data
Illinois Bank: Use Cash for Chicago Taxis

Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with premium app subscriptions worth over $500
Everything I know about computer security I learned in kindergarten
With Free Version of Windows, Microsoft Gives In to the Google Way
RSA Conference recap: Positive direction for security industry
RSA Conference 2014 analysis: Security topics to keep on the radar

IBM Takes Leading Role in Cloud Foundry Foundation
Apple CarPlay
Apple shifts gears with CarPlay, its response to Google Now
Apple Adds New “Designing Great Apps” Micro Site For iOS 7 Developers
RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores

OCW Bookshelf
The paranoid's survival guide, part 1: How to protect your personal data
Nomad: The iPhone cable,
now portable

Why did Samsung play it safe with the Galaxy S5's processor?
The Definitive Guide to Facebook Security
3/4
Schneier: Choosing Secure Passwords
Scareware pusher loses appeal against epic $163 million fine
Get Organized: 5 Inventive Uses for Dropbox in Business
Keurig Will Use DRM In New Coffee Maker To Lock Out Refill Market
Not Just for Coders: 9 Ways To Use GitHub For Creative Work

Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And Education
Google, Microsoft agree: Cloud is now safe enough to use
Google Announces An Online Data Interpretation Class For The General Public
7 Common Computer Mistakes You Can Avoid
Are PCs Dying? Of Course Not, Here’s Why

Against Glass
Usability and Network Security in Higher Education
Apple’s Security Breach Should Scare You More Than Target’s Did Schneier: Was the iOS SSL Flaw Deliberate? Sony to shutter two-thirds of its US stores

HTG Explains: What is the Internet Of Things?
The Complete Guide to Solid-State Drives
Best SSD: 9 of the top SSDs on test
US carriers said to have rejected 'kill switch' technology last year
MPAA’s latest anti-piracy move accidentally, completely screws Hollywood studios

Dropbox Round Finalized: $350M at $10B Valuation
Tetris on the Green Building
Compact Mobile Communication with a ring
Samsung Galaxy S5: Everything you need to know (FAQ)
IETF Draft Wants To Formalize 'Man-In-The-Middle' Decryption Of Data As It Passes Through 'Trusted Proxies'

Top 6 White Hat Hackers
The History Of Hacking Documentary
Austin Begins To Show Us What Broadband Competition Was Supposed To Look Like
Fujitsu Develops Tablet With Sensory Touchscreen
Wearables at MWC: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Google will start teaching people how to build their own smartphone parts this April
IBM uses thinking computer to generate chocolate burritos and other weird food
Welcome to Googletown
Google Now Launcher Arrives on Google Play Store, Limited Availability
Top 6 Websites to learn Computer Programming
2/27
Why Ford is dumping Microsoft
Speed Reading with Spritz
Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act
Coin
Code.org turning the ashes of 'Flappy Bird' into a phoenix of coding education

IT pro's revitalization guide 2014
Oregon Police Push State Law-Violating ID Scanners On Nightclub And Bar Owners
Cool Websites & Tools – Extract CSS, Microsoft Developer Tools, & Event Planning Page
5 biggest mistakes of IT hiring managers
Technology Unlocks “Economies Of Unscale” For Small Businesses

Apple encryption mistake puts many desktop applications at risk
New iOS flaw makes devices susceptible to covert keylogging, researchers say The Complete Guide to gMail
(lesson 1)

SanDisk 128G MicroSD
The 2014 Premier 100 IT Leaders: Reinventing themselves many times over

Inside DuckDuckGo, Google's Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor
With Firefox OS, Mozilla begins the $25 smartphone push
How to test the Security Savy of your staff
6 lessons learned about the scariest security threats
Why Super-Fast Internet Is Coming Super Slowly

TV Buying Guide: How To Pick The Right TV For Your Living Room
IT pros rank University of Texas San Antonio best school for cybersecurity
Gnome Boxes: An Easy Way To Set Up Virtual Machines in Linux
First Ubuntu phones
Make your Android device yours
2/25
cnet: Samsung Galaxy S5 has tepid design, but plenty of specs appeal
techcrunch: Samsung’s Dust- And Water Resistant Galaxy S5 Gets Official With Heart Rate Monitor, Fingerprint Scanner
Bitcoin under threat as MtGox goes offline
Exxon Mobile CEO Sues To Stop Fracking Near His Texas Ranch
AT&T and IBM cement security partnership

Samsung's Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor explained
Google Tango: An Experimental Android Phone That Maps Your Whole World
Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana reportedly borrows the best of Siri and Google Now
Management Information System Strategy
Why companies need to check their handling of internal threats

PasswordBox (a bad idea?) Makes It Easier To Securely Log In To Mobile Apps With 1-Tap Login On Android (& iOS Beta)
With 'Virgin' Developers, Microsoft Could Fork Android
OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?
Zuck Says Ads Aren’t The Way To Monetize Messaging, WhatsApp Will Prioritize Growth Not Subscriptions
How Things Change

One tweak can make your Windows PC virtually invulnerable Want to land an IT job in 2014? It helps to be a Linux pro
Demand for Linux skills rises
Why Facebook Dropped $19B On WhatsApp: Reach Into Europe, Emerging Markets How To Optimize Data Transfer Speed To & From External Drives

Trust me: Big data is a huge security risk
Taco Bell Just Cured Every Stoner’s "Menu-Board Anxiety"
15 Best Responsive Web Design Testing Tools
Half a million Belkin WeMo users are wide open to attackers
Netflix Is Building an Artificial Brain Using Amazon’s Cloud

The First Bitcoin ATM In The US Is Opening In Austin, Texas
Report finds iOS apps riskier than Android apps
Google tells Glass users not to be 'Glassholes'
K-Glass mimics the human brain to compete with Google Glass
Newark's Fancy New LED Lights Have Little Spy Cams Inside
2/20
California Cracks Down on Hacker Boot Camps
Patent troll CEO explains why company wants names of EFF donors
Computer programming would satisfy foreign-language requirement under Kentucky bill
Google will explore bringing Fiber to 34 new cities including Portland and Atlanta
The Next Data Theft Target: Your Medical Records

Microsoft Launches Smart Visual Studio Add-On For Code Snippet Search
Top 10 Programming Languages for Job Seekers in 2014
Privacy, consumer groups ask court to reject Facebook ads settlement
Zeus banking malware nestles a crucial file in a photo
Google Logins, Harmonix Chroma, Spotify IPO, Pokemon Twitch [Tech News Digest]

Smart cities are here today
How to get a job in energy IT
7 things marketing wants to say to IT
4 Android e-reader apps: The latest word in reading
Is the Universe a Simulation?

Hacking joins Swiss university's curriculum as businesses seek cyber skills
The Plus in Google Plus? It’s Mostly for Google
15+ Awesome Google+ Tricks You Might Not Know About
Apple's Promised TV Revolution Will Be More Of The Same Crap, Thanks To Terrified Cable & Broadcast Executives
openSUSE 13.1: A Solid Linux Release With Long Term Support

5 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Buying A New Laptop
Denial-of-service vulnerability puts Apache Tomcat servers at risk
NoRoot Firewall Controls Internet Access for Apps
Measuring the effectiveness of your security awareness program
How does Verizon's 'More Everything' stack up to competitors' offers?
2/18
32 and 46-inch Android Coffee Tables
Searchonymous Searches Google Anonymously While Signed In
Microsoft inks digital signature integration deal with DocuSign
Google Thinks It Can Replace Passwords With Inaudible Sounds Only Your Phone Can Hear
What Americans Don't Know About Science

OpenTable Buys Ness For $17.3M To Beef Up Mobile And Restaurant Recommendations
7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software
Top 10 States for IT Jobs
The Beginner’s Guide to iptables, the Linux Firewall
Anytime Magazines

EU to push to reduce US role in Internet governance
6 tips for smartphone privacy and security
Amazon Flow For iOS Makes Buying Stuff Even Easier
Free eBooks from Microsoft
How Amazon Forced CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes

Encrypt data in Mac OS, iPhone and iPad with Krypton
Google Glass enthusiast: It's not worth the headaches
Congress Moves to Ban In-Flight Cell Calls, Blowhards at 30,000 Feet
Marc Andreessen: Tech Is Still Recovering From A Depression
IT innovation challenging security pros' knowledge, resources

Thanks for the gifs, Reddit!
Excel: Relative and Absolute Cell Reference, and Formatting (Lesson 3)
Excel: Useful Functions You Should Get to Know (Lesson 4)
Safer Internet Day: don't be an online sheep - our Top 10 Tips help you think before you act
The FCC is working on a plan to fix net neutrality, save the internet

Heads up! A new Mac OS X virus is stealing Bitcoins
NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly reveal
Displair gives you a touchscreen out of thin air
Why you should be scared of Comcast and Time Warner Cable merging
How to protect your PC in the web's worst neighborhoods
2/13
Get your documents by drone... in Dubai
Self-Driving Car Test: Steve Mahan
Visual Basic vs. JAVA (linkedin)
Here Comes the Sun-Powered MacBook?
iPhone 6 Said to Adopt 'Bezel-Free' Display

4 Ways to Teach Yourself Terminal Commands in Linux
Snowden nicked NSA docs with common tool, raising more concern about agency
Sony sells its waterproof mp3 player inside a bottle of water
You’d Be Surprised By What Really Motivates Users
Dropbox Alternative HubiC Now Offers 10TB For $13.50 Per Month

Is Dropbox cloud storage too expensive?

Death Hovers Politely For Americans' Swipe-and-Sign Credit Cards
Apple's iBeacon turns location sensing inside out
Stop Wifi tracking in Android with Pry-Fi
Running Linux from USB: Are You Doing It Right?
Why Windows Uses Backslashes and Everything Else Uses Forward Slashes

A photo tour of Hobbiton
Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
Microsoft Excel: Formulas and Functions from How-To Geek School (lesson2) 16 weirdest places you'll find Linux
John the Ripper Pro password cracker for Mac OS X

10 Linux/Unix Bash and KSH Shell Job Control Examples
Hadoop is now a general-purpose platform
This guy hacked a 3D printer into an air hockey robot
Meet Safeplug:
A revolutionary device to protect your family and your home

NYPD tests Google Glass as they mull becoming Robocops

Firefox's new interface is almost here
Calif., carriers headed for battle over 'kill switch' bill
Jam Wifi signals using your wireless card with wifijammer
Hacking Airline Lounges for Free Meals
BT launches Android landline phone
2/11
CES 2014 Takeaway: The ‘Quantified Self’ Is Here to Stay
10 Weird And Wacky Gadgets of CES 2014
This New 3D Printer Can Print Out Candy and Cake Toppings
Four privacy settings you should enable in iOS 7 immediately
Newly Discovered Snapchat Weakness Could Allow Hackers To Crash Your Phone

Apple Said To Be Exploring Inductive Charging And Solar Power In iWatch Testing
Newegg Launches $50 Amazon Prime Competitor
Oculus Rift And Thalmic’s Myo Armband Are A Match Made In Heaven, Say Founders And Investors
Turn an Old PC Into a NAS, VPN, Media Streamer, and More with Amahi
11 more oddball real-world tech job interview questions

Don’t Like Your Facebook “Look Back”? You’ll Be Able To Edit It Soon
The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
Eight things CEO Nadella needs to do to jump-start Microsoft
Sochi visitors entering hacking 'minefield' by firing up electronics
Snowden Docs Show GCHQ Tried To DDoS Anonymous

Comcast servers compromised by same attackers as Bell Canada
Apple eyes quantum dots for next phase of Retina display development
YouTrack

Running YouTrack Issue And Project Tracking Tool On nginx (Debian Wheezy)
Sony To Exit PC Business By Selling VAIO
How to get the job you want in 2014's hot IT job market

Apple And Others Fund $750 Million In Education Gadgets And Internet Broadband
US plans to force cars to carry crash avoidance technology
Microsoft’s Bill Gates “Steps Up” To New Role As Technology Advisor: Was He Pushed Or Did He Jump?
Google puts YouTube first in new music search results
Report shows US federal agencies are failing to employ very basic security measures

New Ransomware Blocks Your DNS Connection And Forces Your Computer To Mine Bitcoins
Comcast customer surprised to learn new router is also public hotspot
Sony Reader Store Closing FAQ
Why You Shouldn't Put Your Address on Your Resume
Big carriers go political to kill local broadband
2/6
Codeweavers: Crossover 13.1
10 Ways Google Is Getting Glass Ready for Prime Time
Take a trip down memory lane to Google's first data center
Verizon could be throttling Netflix and Amazon, but there’s no actual evidence of it
Verizon denies throttling Amazon's cloud, Netflix services

Adobe's New Ebook DRM Will Leave Existing Users Out In the Cold Come July
Facebook turns 10: A look back at the milestones
Facial Recognition App for Glass Challenges Google’s Ban on the Technology

Through a Face Scanner Darkly
Octonius Searches & Groups Files From Evernote, Dropbox, Google Drive

A history of data storage [Infographic]

MacGyver IT: 21 tools for IT heroes
Quizzle Gives You a Free Credit Score and Credit Report
Chrome Remote Desktop app
Suspected data breach at Holiday Inn, Marriott hotels
Law Enforcement Is Not About Generating Revenue: Speed Trap And Booking Fee Edition

Think Gogo overcharges for in-flight Wi-Fi? Lawsuit seeks to prove it
Feds Will Require All New Vehicles to Talk to Each Other
Out in the Open: Man Creates One Programming Language to Rule Them All
How to Clean Up and Fine Tune Your Twitter Feed
AT&T Patents Concept to Detect & Charge More For Certain Traffic
2/4
Top IT admin trends of 2013, predictions for 2014
Top developer trends of 2013, what to watch for in 2014
The Complete iOS 7 Developers Course
Motorola's Modular Phone Project

YouTube
Why AT&T's New Patent Is Terrible For The Internet

Book smart, security stupid: Rogue professors flunk Security 101
Tech Salary Guide for 2014
Download of The Day: FreeBSD 10 ISO DVD / CD Images
Google Glass just got a lot less geeky
The 8 most significant ways physical security has evolved

A New Twist On Steganography From The Creator Of BitTorrent
Facebook Announces Paper, A Curated Visual News Reader Launching Feb. 3 On iOS

Paper
Multi-platform Java bot marshals ZOMBIE FORCE against spammers
VPN flaw found in latest version of Android
Special report: The triumph of JavaScript

Coder Behind Notorious Bank-Hacking Tool Pleads Guilty
HealthCare.gov security -- 'a breach waiting to happen'
After hack, Target offers year of free credit monitoring
How the rise of hybrid clouds will reshape IT
PCWorld: Security Showdown 2014

Apple Facing Challenge From 10 Major Mobile Products
Pearltrees
How DeepMind’s artificial intelligence will make Google even smarter
Two-thirds of Americans surf the Web at less than 10Mbps
Court: Google infringed patents, must pay 1.36 percent of AdWords revenue
1/30
Target hackers may have exploited backdoor in widely used server software
How I lost my $50,000 Twitter username

Slashdot
GoDaddy Admits Hacker’s Social Engineering Led It To Divulge Info In @N Twitter Account Hack
AT&T plan to shut off Public Switched Telephone Network moves ahead at FCC
Facebook Saved Over A Billion Dollars By Building Open Sourced Servers

4 Ways the OCP will impact hardware

Mohiomap Creates a Mind Map to Browse Your Evernote
How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry
Facebook Hilariously Debunks Princeton Study Saying It Will Lose 80% Of Users
Apple Preparing For Push Into Mobile Payments For Physical Goods, WSJ Reports
Pot's Money Problem

Samsung Said To Be Planning ‘Galaxy Glass’ Computing Eyeware This Fall
A Beginner's Guide to Encryption: What It Is and How to Set it Up
Five Best Remote Desktop Tools
Samsung And Google Bury The Apple Hatchet, Sign 10-Year Patent Agreement
The dumb state of the smart home

The U.S. Crackdown on Hackers Is Our New War on Drugs
The challenges of mobile application security
The Simpsons may have the smartest thoughts yet about Google Glass
MIT OCW Bookshelf
16 Free eBooks On Machine Learning

Google Starts Ranking ISPs Based on YouTube Performance
Judge: IP-Address Does Not Prove Copyright Infringement
Apple's 'iOS in the Car' System Screenshots Show Up on Twitter
Loon Internet for Everyone
Here's Why Apple Won't Combine Its Mac And iPad Lineups
1/28
Google Smart Contact Lens
Developing for Google Glass with Sencha Touch       Video Demo
42 Kilobytes Unzipped Make 4.5 Petabytes
Snowden on Reddit
Pebble Appstore Launching Soon

free router and IP admin tools you should know about
University programs groom big data talent
Ten Things You May Not Know About Ebook Prices
Amazon plans to ship your packages before you even buy them
The Tablet Is The New General Purpose Computer

Become an Evernote power user: 10 must-know tips
The challenges of mobile application security
The 4 Ways You'll Get Hacked
Technology and jobs:
Coming to an office near you

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

Yale censored a student’s course selection website. So I made an unblockable replacement
Map of preventable disease outbreaks shows the influence of anti-vaccination movements
You’ll Never Guess What Hackers Used in a Complex Cyber Attack
AMC Theaters Allegedly Calls FBI to Interrogate a Google Glass Wearer
Apple Brings iBooks Textbooks And iTunes U Course Manager To New International Markets
1/21
Evans Data: Android apps are developed faster than iOS, Windows Phone apps
30 years of Apple’s Mac computer

Tracing the origins of the Macintosh
Location-based services: Controversy at every level
Nameless Fedora 21 Linux Is an Opportunity for Growth
The 25 worst passwords of 2013: 'password' gets dethroned

Senior Managers Are the Worst Information Security Offenders
The 7 best habits of effective security pros
Facial recognition app matches strangers to online profiles
CES 2014

Wired: The 10 Best Gadgets at CES
Five Best Programming Languages for First-Time Learners

Keecker: The Android robot built to entertain
Hot IT job skills in 2014: Mobile, web development and big data
Top 5 Best Productivity Apps for Android
Make your Android device a whole lot smarter with these handy apps
CES 2014: Desperately seeking life after the PC

Google Play Movies & TV Comes To iOS To Compete Head-To-Head Against iTunes Store
Six Life Lessons I've Learned from Programming
TrueCrypt Master Key Extraction and Volume Identification
Even President Obama Thinks That Facebook Isn’t Cool Anymore
Scientific American: Learn from the Best
1/16
Detailed Study Suggests NSA Rarely Useful In Stopping Terrorism
NSA Spying Fallout Hits French Satellite Deal
Developing an Information Security and Risk Management Strategy (Part 1)
The Wrong Words: How the FCC lost net Neutrality and could kill the Internet
2014 Federal Spending Bill Contains Demands For Transparency On NSA Surveillance Programs

 Moon Landing Faked!!!—Why People Believe in Conspiracy Theories
SANS NewsBites
CISPA Possibly Dead in the Water, New Concerns Arise
Supply chain 2013: Stop playing whack-a-mole with security threats
Schneier: Pinging the Entire Internet

Jenni Wise Photography