ISQS 4385 - Strategic IT & Telecommunications Management

Strategy Paper: Examples are here

Spring 2015 EXAM Due Midnight Mon 4/27


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

Old miniCase Study Links
2014F, 2014S, 2013F, 2013S, 2012F
Cloud Computing on Resources Page Intel Cloud Computing Security planning guide Cloud Computing Explained:
Implementation Handbook

DrJohn's rss links (opml) 2/12/15
save link and import into reader

Apple pushing music labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch
Windows 10 Summer Release Date: Computers First To Receive Followed By Mobile Devices Throughout 2015
To rescue its struggling business, Hewlett-Packard is making a long-shot bid to change the fundamentals of how computers work.
Is the internet on the brink of collapse? The web could reach its limit in just eight years and use all of Britain's power supply by 2035
Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine develops curriculum across time zones, with help from Dropbox for Business

Woz: We've made machines too important
The ACLU unveiled a new mobile app designed to help you record and report abusive cops
Lock screen ads on Windows 10 bring us closer to a nightmarish capitalist dystopia
Major London rail station reveals system passwords during TV documentary
Turn your flash drive into a portable PC survival kit

What Walmart Learned From the Target Data Breach
10 Cloud Apps, Storage Services to Help Enterprises Cut IT Overhead
Samsung acknowledges Galaxy S6 has serious memory problem First Click: you can’t spell ‘idiot’ without IoT
The ultimate guide to staying anonymous and protecting your privacy online

The Dude – Automatic Network Discovery & Layout Tool
Malware on Android: The 5 Types You Really Need to Know About
5 Cool Android Camera Tricks with Camera360 Ultimate
9 tips for speeding up your business Wi-Fi

Debian 8: Linux’s most reliable distro makes its biggest change since 1993
Canadian Woman used remote-access Trojans to hack Neighbors' PCs
Best apps to encrypt mobile phone calls
Witness’s Live-Streaming App Is A Panic Button For The Smartphone Age
Free Apps May Be Tracking Your Phone Without Your Consent

Pager Turns Your Facebook Pages Into Full-Fledged Websites
Amazon's voice-guided speaker juggles your IFTTT tasks
Whitepaper: Cybercrime 101
Should You Get a Tesla Home Battery? Let Physics Explain
The HoloLens Isn’t as Great as You Think—At Least Not Yet
Google: Cloud on verge of major transformation
Microsoft steps to 'Edge' with new browser name
Microsoft says developers can port iOS and Android apps to Windows 10
Samsung regains smartphone sales crown from Apple
EU to introduce eCall alert device for car crashes

The Changing Face of Consumer Banking
Apple now makes more money from Macs than iPads
New version of Google Glass coming soon, says Luxottica CEO
Latest Vivaldi browser preview brings useful tab stacking feature and more
Google’s First Physical Store Is Very Google-y

Self-Driving Cars Really Will Revolutionize the Economy. Here’s How
Sign PDF Documents Without Printing and Scanning Them From Any Device
This Tech Keeps You Safe From Hackers
Enterprise Apps to Test Apple Watch's Value as a Business Tool
Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2015 Release Candidate With Support For Universal Apps

This Calculator Helps You Crack Any Master Combination Lock in 8 Tries
Disney Replaces Longtime IT Staff With H-1B Workers
Google Now Expands Its Reach, Integrates 70 More Services
Microsoft shows off Windows Holographic running Windows 10 apps
Secret Shuts Down Because Anonymity Makes People Mean

Google launches security feature for Chrome web browser
All-time greatest album
The best way to manage your photos online in 2015

Which Smart Hub for Home Automation Is Best for You?
Journey To Zelda’s Hyrule In Any Web Browser
IBM gets closer to real quantum computing

Shell Scripting Part I: Getting started with bash scripting
Microsoft Launches Its .NET Distribution For Linux And Mac
Microsoft Launches Visual Studio Code, A Free Cross-Platform Code Editor For OS X, Linux And Windows
The Science of Telemedicine: A Lifesaver in the Right Place
All the Important Stuff Microsoft Announced at Build 2015 Today
Samsung teases a new circular Gear smartwatch
Samsung S5 fingerprint flaw exposed
Big Layoffs At BitTorrent
PayPal wants you to swallow your password
Microsoft’s Q3 financials show continued PC market slump

Five Important Steps Linux Job Seekers Should Take
YouTube will soon put their ‘stars’ in films
Facebook to Match Users' Nepal Donations
US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report
4 Tech Dinosaurs That Will Finally Die in 2015

Top 5 Emerging Technologies In 2015
Dropbox Notes poised to challenge Google Docs at launch
Get technical support through the Contact Support app in Windows 10
Eight Ways to Use Open Source for More Effective Data Protection
Want the best Apple Watch display? Get a Sport model

Samsung app helps Alzheimer's patients remember their families
10 Things to Know About Google's Project Fi Mobile Service
Burdened With Debt, Law School Graduates Struggle in Job Market
IFTTT Recipes That Help You Save Money
5 secret ways you can control your phone using Google search on your computer

With Amazon Atop the Cloud, Big Tech Rivals Are Giving Chase
What Is the Best Antivirus App for Android?
In hot jobs market, IT workers call the shots
IT careers: Security talent is red-hot
5 Vital Computer Security Tips You Need To Learn Today

Google Faces Huge Forces in Fight Over Android’s Future
What to expect from Microsoft's most important event of the year
RSA 2015: In the healthcare industry, security must innovate with business
Meet Vivaldi: The Power User’s New Favorite Browser
Why Does Emptying Disk Space Speed Up Computers?
FBI and TSA Warn Airlines to Watch Out For Wi-Fi Hacks

United bans researcher from flight
Mobile ads now generate almost 75 percent of Facebook's revenue
iFlix, A Netflix Clone For Southeast Asia, Scoops Up $30M In Pre-Launch Funding
Facebook introduces Hello, an app to replace the Android dialer
Policy and product updates aimed at combating abuse

Microsoft lets you control PowerPoint for iOS from an Apple Watch
You Have to Hack This Massively Multiplayer Game to Beat It
Tesla Isn’t an Automaker. It’s a Battery Company
Wi-Fi hack creates 'no iOS zone' that cripples iPhones and iPads
popSLATE gives your iPhone a second (not so useful) screen

Intel Compute Stick Review: Don’t Buy It
Terrifying Oculus Demo Teaches You How to Survive a Water Crash Landing
Amazon Expands Its Travel Footprint With New “Local Getaways” Site, Amazon Destinations
Sony reminds us all what a pathetically weak link email is
Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

For programmers
11 technologies that tick off Linus Torvalds

Netflix Is Now Worth More Than CBS
Project Fi: Google's Plan To Fix Your Wireless Service Is Here
Twitter's new Highlights service gives you a daily digest of curated tweets
Snap and edit pictures like a pro with these great Android photo apps

A Journey in the Life of an Encrypted Email
Can Bing Surpass Google Search Through Windows 10 Integration?
Why You’ll Hate the Apple Watch And The Important Business Lesson You Need To Learn
'Aaron's Law' Introduced To Curb Overzealous Prosecutions For Computer Crimes
9 Amazing ES File Explorer Features That Can Replace Other Android Apps

RingCentral Office
Hosting Companies Threaten To Leave France Over (Yet Another) Surveillance Law. But Where Could They Go?
We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership
5 online privacy and security tips for travelers
10 Ways Marissa Mayer Is Reinventing Yahoo
How I ditched the security risks and lived without Java, Reader, and Flash
VMware bestows new container powers upon vSphere/vCloud
Russian hackers used flaws in Adobe and Microsoft software to target the State Department and White House
Android Wear’s biggest update ever takes aim at the Apple Watch

Google’s Smartwatches Now Let You Leave Your Phone at Home
One of Google's April Fools' Day pranks accidentally created a big security flaw

Microsoft will bundle its apps on Cyanogen’s Android OS
Netflix Is Betting Its Future on Exclusive Programming
HBO Cracks Down on Paying VPN “Pirates”
Sony Once Again Ridiculously Warns The Media Not To Report On Leaked Emails
How Netflix Tackles Piracy, Norway Says No to FM Radio, & More

Google’s “Mobile-Friendly” Update Could Impact Over 40% Of Fortune 500 Websites
Confirmed: BlackBerry Is Buying File Security And DRM Startup WatchDox for up to $150M
What We Will Hear From Apple at WWDC
Pearltrees: The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet
10 Android for Work Features Sure to Appeal to Enterprises

IoT and BYOD Complicate Identity Management
Apple: 'We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it.'
It’s Too Soon To Judge Satya Nadella
Google now lets you export your search history
Watch: Nasty JPEG pops corporate locks on Windows boxes

How GameStop Plans to Sell Classic Games and Hardware
Use Your Mac’s Notification Center for Widgets, Scripts, and Notifications
How to Enable CMD + n Shortcuts in Safari for Easy Tab Switching
AMD CEO Says Windows 10 Will Launch ‘At The End Of July’
Securing tomcat

Woman sues Google after in-app purchases drain her bank account
As Moore’s law turns 50, what does the future hold for the transistor?
As Obamacare reshapes the market, a startup finds success selling tech-savvy insurance
How to Create a Secure USB Drive in Ubuntu with Linux Unified Key Setup
Migrating from TrueCrypt to BitLocker

Five Best File Encryption Tools
Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap
Can a head-worn fitness device work? Recon seems to think so
Game of Thrones Periscope broadcasts anger HBO
Apple Watch: Nearly double the battery life with wipowerband
Faster 'NVM Express' SSD Interface Arrives on Retina MacBook and OS X 10.10.3

Kaspersky releases decryption tool that unlocks ransomware
Dell has a Linux version of its sleek XPS 13 laptop
Why BYOD Practices Might Not Be Right for Every Company
4 “About:Config” Tricks to Extend the Functionality of Firefox
Google search 'Find My Phone' to locate your missing Android

Europe opens antitrust investigation into Android
Here Is Google’s Internal Response to the Imminent EU Charges (Memo) EU Official Says It's Time To Harm American Internet Companies Via Regulations Why Europe's Regulatory War Against Silicon Valley Will Backfire
Dropbox launches 'limitless' bug bounty

Protect Your Credit Card by Looking for Gas Station Security Labels
Digital music revenue overtakes CD sales for the first time globally
This Annoying Life: 8 Technologies Guaranteed to Frustrate
Verizon to world: STOP opening dodgy phishing emails, FOOLS
As Mozilla Prepares Firefox Fightback, President Li Gong And Mobile VP Rick Fant Leave

Los Angeles school district demands multi-million dollar refund from Apple
Meet the e-voting machine so easy to hack, it will take your breath away
Google Launches Handwriting Input For Text And Emoji On Android
Cybrary Offers Free Online Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security Training
Securing Your Network in an Internet of Things (Part 1)

Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Foursquare
What's Holding Back Cloud Adoption?
Lawyer representing whistle blowers finds malware on drive supplied by cops
Smartphone-based device could provide rapid, low-cost molecular tumor diagnosis
How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine
Google Fiber is forcing its rivals into offering cheaper, faster service
Facebook admits tracking people who don't use the site, blames bug
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference starts June 8th
Skype For Business Begins Rolling Out Publicly Today     TTU
Pocket introduces a new responsive web design and raises another $7 million

The Attack on Sony (60 Minutes)
China Unlimbers 'Great Cannon' to Block Web Content It Doesn't Like
Evernote for Android Gets a Material Design Update
Flir, Netgear, Linksys WiFi Security Cameras Have You Covered
5 security questions you should be asking about the Apple Watch

My voice is my passport: Android gets a “Trusted Voice” smart lock
Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Extend the Age of Oil
Discover Your BIOS & Learn How to Make the Most of It
Wordpress: An Installation Guide for Ubuntu Linux (LAMP) and Windows (WAMP)
Linux Learner Bundle

How to multitask on Galaxy Note 4 with multi-window
Using the Retina MacBook as a Windows PC
Snowden’s ‘Sexy Margaret Thatcher’ Password Isn’t So Secure
The Apple Watch is 'not for everyone,' says almost everyone
You can now use Google Maps’ Data Layers to create more powerful interactive apps

Google Pulls Deceptive Extension from Online Store
How to Run LibreOffice in Your Web Browser
Seattle Honda/Toyota Dealer Decides To Try To Sell Cars Like Tesla Does
Turn Your Android to a Wallet with Lifelock
The NSA wants tech companies to give it 'front door' access to encrypted data

ISPs ordered to hand over names and addresses of illegal file sharers
DirecTV's app is ready to stream 90 channels anywhere you go
Amazon Prime’s adding High Dynamic Range
Amazon drops the hammer on website that sells 5-star reviews
Easily Create KVM Virtual Machines on Linux With GNOME Boxes
Printing ‘soft robotics’ and wearable tech with liquid metal
280,000 customers' data stolen in AT&T breach
Google Wireless Service Could Offer Global Roaming at No Added Cost
Popular mobile security app uses worthless encryption method
Why Do We Need Intel's Compute Stick?

How Intel's Compute Stick Is Once Again Redefining the PC

Teen rakes in $6,000 on “Uploader for Instagram” app, told to shut down
Distributed Artificial Intelligence Climbs Out Of The Box
There Are a Lot of People on the Internet, But How Many Are Fake?
U.S. Teens’ Social Media Activity Is Diversifying, Says Pew
Google Wallet Adds New Integrations With Shopify, Seamless, Dunkin’ Donuts And More

FCC fines AT&T $25M for privacy breaches, data theft
Intel Compute Stick vs. Asus Chromebit: Should you wait for Chrome OS?
Uber's breathalyzer kiosk gets you a ride home if you're drunk
YouTube Confirms Plans For An Ad-Free, Subscription-Based Service
Apple fixes loads of security holes in OS X, iOS, Apple TV, Safari

FBI to WordPress users: patch now before ISIL defaces you
Microsoft Is Making a Stripped-Down Windows to Rival Linux
Apple Quietly Bought Dryft, A Keyboard App
Experiment Follows Your Stolen Data on the Dark Web
Apple Watch, Android Wear, or Pebble: how do they stack up?

Piracy app Popcorn Time sneaks onto iPhones and iPads
Major Milestones in Microsoft's Storied 40-Year History
How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House
How to Remove Bloatware on Android Without Rooting
HiddenMe Hides all Your Mac Desktop Icons in One Click
Here’s a Thing: There’s No Correlation Between a College Degree and Coding Ability
Cay Horstmann: Core Java for the Impatient
It's Time to Enable Two-Step Authentication on Everything. Here’s How
Getting started with commandline encryption tools on Linux
How to Install Hardware Drivers on Linux

Would Microsoft really open-source Windows?
Roku’s Boxes Get Better Hardware And New Ways To Find Stuff To Watch
You can (legally) download the 'Star Wars' movies starting Friday
Google’s Plan to Keep You Online All the Time
10 Things Microsoft Must Do to Stay Relevant for the Next 40 Years

Amazon Instant Video Finally Comes To Android Tablets
Instagram Adds Post Notifications For Specific Accounts, Color And Fade Tools
Dell takes on corporate security with new suite
Report: CIA Has Tried for Years to Break Into Apple Gear
Cyberespionage Is a Top Priority for CIA’s New Directorate

Apple Watch Launch: Plan Ahead – It's By Appointment Only
7-year Old Boy Bypasses Apple’s Touch ID Security
Your Smart Home Will Be Hacked. Here’s How to Stop It.
Court mulls revealing secret government plan to cut cell phone service
Is Your Small Business at Risk for a Cyberattack?

Five years in: What’s next for the Apple iPad?
Ultrawide vs Dual Monitors: Which Are Better for Productivity?
BlackArch Linux Offers Wealth of Security Research Tools
This tool can alert you about evil twin access points in the area
The Most Useful Media Converter For Linux Just Got Better: Meet The New Handbrake

The Cloud Could Be Your Best Security Bet
Encrypt and hide messages in pictures with SecretLayer
Top 6 Ways To Get Your iTunes Experience On Linux
Celebrate a Decade of the Doctor with the Doctor Who BitTorrent Bundle
TrueCrypt Security Audit Completed
Google just picked a fight with China's official web registrar
Facebook's new nostalgia feature is already bringing up painful memories
Google says it cut Android malware in half in 2014
Google Unveils a Stick That Turns Any Display Into a PC

& Cheap Chromebooks
Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum

Microsoft upgrades JavaScript, Visual Studio development tools
How to prepare for Google's next major search update
Apple and Google have an astonishing plan to replace everyone's locks and keys
Apple and Google have an astonishing plan to replace everyone's locks and keys
The Grand Tour: The New Yahoo App

5 Desktop Apps You Can Ditch If You Have Google Chrome
Facebook Wants to Be the News Site of the Future, and That’s Awful
10 Greatest Internet April Fools’ Day Jokes of All Time
The Top 15 Spots to Play Pac-Man in Google Maps How Hackers Could Delete Any YouTube Video With Just One Click

AT&T Shows Cupertino Precisely What Broadband Competition (Or The Lack Thereof) Looks Like
NAS vs the Cloud: Which Remote Storage Is Right for You?
A New Tool Against Cyber Threats iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch
Human error cited as leading contributor to breaches, study shows

The maker of 'Eve' is betting big on VR and it might pay off
Apple to Use Selfies to Unlock Phones?
Google Gold: 15 Essential Chrome Extensions
OS, Windows, Mac, and Linux
GPS tracking counts as a "search", says US Supreme Court

Google Says 5% Of Visitors To Its Sites Have Ad Injectors Installed
Report: Facebook tracks all visitors, even if you’re not a user and opted out
How Netflix Is Creating the Ultra-High-Def Future of TV
Surface 3 Tablet Delivers Features for Home, Office, Classroom Microsoft just made the iPad an even harder sell
10 Ways Enterprise Mobile Apps Differ From Standard Web Apps
New taxi app challenges Uber in S.Korea
Former Tesla Intern Releases $60 Full Open Source Car Hacking Kit For The Masses
Apple has a new plan to crush its rivals and boost iPhone sales, and it starts today

5 Ways to Improve Your Wireless Network
5 Future Car Technologies That Truly Have a Chance
One-Fifth of Scanned Sites Have Vulnerabilities, Menlo Security Finds
The things end users do that drive security teams crazy
9 security gadgets for mobile devices

Sign Up at Before Crooks Do It For You
Brute-Forcing iPhone PINs
Pentoo – Gentoo Based Penetration Testing Linux LiveCD
How to Use Your Mac’s Disk Utility to Partition, Wipe, Repair, Restore, and Copy Drives
How to Convert a Physical Windows or Linux PC to a Virtual Machine

How to Recover or Permanently Delete Files from the Cloud
Open source data grows up: Choosing MySQL, NoSQL, or both
A Sysadmin's Unixersal Translator (ROSETTA STONE)
 Vulnerability in Hotel WiFi Network Exposes You to Hackers
The Pros And Cons Of Using A VPN Or Proxy Service

10 Best Channels for STEM Education on YouTube
The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel
  Programming Languages
commonly used features in a side-by-side format

Prisoner escapes by faking an email ordering his release
Will Personalised Pricing Take E-Commerce Back to the Bazaar?

Google has developed a technology to tell whether ‘facts’ on the Internet are true
Amazon Dash
A closer look at Project Spartan, Microsoft's Internet Explorer killer
Japan’s SmartNews Raises Another $10M At A $320M Valuation To Expand In The U.S.
Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets
Symantec Study Finds Home Smart Devices Wide Open to Cyber-Attack
Inside Popcorn Time, the Piracy Party Hollywood Can’t Stop
Google ditched the steering wheel because people are unreliable
Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage
Facebook developing solar drones to deliver global web access

Practical Guide to IT Security Breach Prevention Part II
Learn Tech, Web Design, Coding & more!
The Sweet Briar Dilemma: Will Predatory Lending Take Down More Colleges?
The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher
Amazon bringing plumbers and yoga instructors to new marketplace

We know where you’ve been: Ars acquires 4.6M license plate scans from the cops
Hilton Honors Flaw Exposed All Accounts
BlackBerry takes another shot at a tablet -- sort of
Google Inc Implements Improved Google Play Review System, With Additional Offerings
LightEater malware attack places millions of unpatched BIOSes at risk

Top 6 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about Cybersecurity
How to Clear Your Dropbox Cache in Windows and Linux
Is RSS Dead? A Look At The Numbers
Facebook will bring 360-degree videos to Oculus and News Feed
Companies Plan to Hire More Linux Pros

Cyanogen Aspires to Become Open-Source Android Alternative to Google
Hackers have found a way to get into nearly every computer
Amazon Quietly Bricked Jailbroken Kindle Devices Last Year
Swifty Teaches You to Code in Swift on Your iPhone or iPad
RadioShack is selling tens of millions of email and home addresses

Configuration Mania Adds a Ton of Hidden Options to Firefox
Google exec: Here’s where Glass went wrong
Use Kindle Family Library to Share Purchased eBooks With Family Members
The Types of Items that Amazon Prices Lower than Walmart
Revealing Hidden Files on OS X
Indian Film Industry To Punish Pirates Paying Customers With 3-Month Film Release Boycott
Apple's iTunes, App Stores back online after unusually long outage
Hey Barbie, Are You Invading My Privacy?
11 Fantastic Tech Jobs in 2015
6 Hot New IT Roles for 2015

10 Business Breakthrough Technologies For 2015
6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future
32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language
How Facebook Changed the Basic Tech That Runs the Internet
No, Tinder’s Pricing Is Not Ageist. It’s Capitalist

Google Just Made Near-Infinite Storage Cheap and Easy
6 Tricks You Can Use To Increase The Range Of Your Home Wi-Fi Router
Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it
Majority of WordPress users not backing up, survey indicates
The Apple Watch Is About to Make Apps an Afterthought

Apple Pay Now Accepted In Nearly 700K Locations
Apple invests $50 million to get more minorities working in tech
Tool allows account hijacking on sites that use Facebook Login
Cybersecurity And The Future Digital Economy
Why ResearchKit Is the Most Exciting Thing Apple Announced Yesterday

Skype, Get Your Shit Together
Google’s Redesigned Calendar App Comes To iPhone
Disney’s $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband
Early Look: How does Apple Watch stack up vs rival watches?
Introducing The New MakeUseOf Store

Google’s First Physical Store Is Very Google-y
Self-Driving Cars Really Will Revolutionize the Economy. Here’s How
If You Thought the Net Neutrality Debate Was Resolved, You Were Impressively Optimistic
Android app developers should update to Dropbox's latest SDK
Nirsoft freeware
Samsung receives record pre-orders for S6, Edge
Wikipedia Just Joined the List of Pissed-Off Organizations Suing the NSA
PayPal Doubles Down On Israel: Confirms CyActive Acquisition, New Security Hub
CIA hacked iPhone, iPad and Mac security – Snowden documents reveal extent of privacy invasion
Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Apple's new MacBook ditches inputs for a single reversible USB connector
Apple Releases The Adapters You’ll Need For The New MacBook
LaCie Just Jumped On the USB Type-C Bandwagon
Everything You Need To Know About The Apple Watch      CNN
Apple first to offer HBO's standalone online service

A man was detained at the Canadian border for refusing to give up his phone password
Which is the Best VPN Protocol? PPTP vs. OpenVPN vs. L2TP/IPsec vs. SSTP
7 Warning Signs That You’re Meant to Switch to Linux
Nest Rumored To Be Moving Into Audio As It Expands Further Into The Home
Wi-Fi And Gestures Could Soon Help Android Wear Match Some Apple Watch Advantages

Five tips for cleaning and speeding up your Mac
Apple Pay Fraud Cases Caused by Sloppy Bank Credit Card Tracking
Conflicts, Trends & Ethical Challenges of Privacy
Cyanogen's Surprisingly Sensible Plan To Steal Android Away From Google

Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality
Apple will make it easier for schools to use iPads by dropping Apple ID requirement
Amazon Echo review: A perfect 10
MPAA Abusing DMCA Takedowns To Attempt A Poor Man's SOPA
How to Disable Your Webcam
(and Why You Should)

The 12 Happiest Tech Companies in America
It's Been a Fun Ride, But I'm Done Water Cooling My PC
The WIRED Guide for Upgrading Your Apple Gadgets
Review: Microsoft Azure beats Amazon and Google for mobile development
8 Things to Do Before the Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop Release
What Google Should Offer Customers in Its Wireless Service
The Big Problem with the Secure New Smartphones of the Snowden Era: Other Phones
cpen: highlighter & editor
10 things Samsung's new Galaxy phones can do that the iPhone can't
IT certification hot list 2015

"15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2015"

Instagram Starts Letting Ads Be Clickable System 76 announces Meerkat Ubuntu desktop computer
Zuckerberg: Carriers will connect the world, not sci-fi
Intel playing catch-up with new mobile chips
New Connected Credit Card Aims to Succeed Where Coin Failed

There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Texts
Exclusive: Sundar Pichai's Plan To Keep Google Almighty
Turning Students Into Players: How Gamification Is Improving Education
Apple Continues To Squeeze Other Smartphone Vendors
Share Google+ Location With Close Friends to Find Your Lost Phone

These Are the Ultimate Smartphone Fanboys — and They're About to Do Battle
Comcast Blocks HBO Go From Working On Playstation 4, Won't Coherently Explain Why
How to Safely Share Your Smartphone, Computer, or Tablet With a Guest
Using The Cloud To Save Hollywood
WordPress to Remain Most Attacked Platform, Researchers Say

Why You Really Want a Linux Virtual Server Instead of a Private Server
3 Ways Technology Can Be Used To Limit Your Privacy & Freedoms
Google CS First Teaches Kids Programming and Computer Science for Free
10 Mistakes That Make You Sound Like a Rookie Linux User
Demand For Linux Skills Rising This Year

Understanding Performance Differences Between Private And Public Cloud
Security: A Shared Responsibility (Part 4)
Linux Treasures: 11 Sublime Native Linux Apps That Will Make You Want To Switch
Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise
Update: Serious FREAK flaw could undermine the Web's encryption

Disconnect, Protect your privacy
FBI really doesn’t want anyone to know about “stingray” use by local cops
Feds Admit Stingrays Can Disrupt Cell Service of Bystanders
Why 2015 is the year of encryption
Google quietly backs away from encrypting new Lollipop devices by default

As Big As Net Neutrality? FCC Votes To Kill State Imposed Internet Monopolies
Ikea launches wireless charging furniture range
Download: ENISA releases cloud procurement guide
How to Personalize, Connect, And Secure Your Business In The Cloud
Ford combines a smartphone and a bicycle into an e-Bike

China defends cybersecurity demands, amid complaints from U.S.
Here's the biggest differences between Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay
A Quick Look at Eight Recent Linux Kernel Releases
Opinion: The FCC’s Net Neutrality Victory Is Anything But
Nine Questions to Ask About the Internet of Things

Five Things Hackers Are Doing With Victims' Data in 2015
Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price
Google+ as We Knew It Is Dead, But Google Is Still a Social Network
Apple & IBM partnership delivers 3 new enterprise iOS apps
 Facebook Employees can Access your Account without Password

Access Hidden Options and Information With Your Mac’s Option Key
Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions
Getting Breach Notification Right
Six Months After Acquisition, Caviar Has Tripled Order Volume And More Than Doubled Headcount
How to Use OS X Virtual Desktops More Effectively with Keyboard Shortcuts

3-D printing evolves, finds unique place in manufacturing
P0wned plug-in puts a million WordPress sites at risk of attack
Why Security Awareness Alone Won’t Stop Hackers
WSJ: YouTube isn't making money, even with a billion viewers
Google Wants To Rank Websites Based On Facts Not Links
Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs
FBI offers record $3M reward for Russian hacking suspect
Android for Work is ready to make your phone office-friendly
Where are the Apple-IBM enterprise mobility updates?
Windows 10 cross-device apps will sway enterprise hardware decisions

AtScript: Google’s new superset JavaScript runtime
Samsung Galaxy S6: Likely Features to Challenge Apple iPhone 6 Line
Amazon making Firefly available on all Fire HD tablets
How enterprises can use artificial intelligence
FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

Winners and losers: a breakdown

Xiaomi’s Great New Phone Is a Lot Like an iPhone. Apple Should Take Note
The Tiny Gadget That Plugs Into Your House and Monitors Power Use
Google’s AI Is Now Smart Enough to Play Atari Like the Pros
A Universal Remote That Aims to Change How You Watch TV
Netflix already killed your video store and it’s coming after broadcast TV next

How Uber's Autonomous Cars will destroy 10 million jobs & reshape the economy by 2025
Noise-canceling tech could lead to Internet connections 400 times faster than Google Fiber
California startup unveils gun technology for cops
This Wireless Explosives Detector Is the Size of a Postage Stamp
     Google Launches ‘YouTube Kids,’ a New Family-Friendly App

FedEx And UPS Refuse to Ship a Digital Mill That Can Make Untraceable Guns
Why the Pebble Time Smartwatch Is Exciting Crowdfunders
The Ten Best Tech Jobs in America
eBooks from SC Magazine
Why 40-Year-Old Tech Is Still Running America’s Air Traffic Control

How IT Can Improve Security in the Coming Year
15 of the Best Courses on Udemy for Self-Improvement
Tom's Hardware: System Builder Marathon Q1 2015: Mainstream Enthusiast PC
This 'Smart' Whisky Bottle Must Be Stopped
Google Play Music Increases Cloud Storage Limit To 50,000 Songs
Apple Is Now More Than Double the Size of Exxon—And Everyone Else
Microsoft is giving away 100GB of OneDrive space to Dropbox users
How (and Why) to Ditch Dropbox and Sync Files with BitTorrent Sync
Kindlebox Automatically Sends Books from Dropbox to Your Kindle
The NSA and its allies stole the keys to your phone's security

Featured: Top 10 Backup Apps For Android
Camera-equipped minivan leased to Apple spotted in Bay Area may point to Street View-style mapping system
The internet is about to get faster — here's why
Google Wallet to come pre-installed on phones for major carriers
Apple’s ‘Project Titan’ could reshape the auto world

Microsoft Shows Linux More 'Love' in Big Data Cloud Push
Review: Ring Video Doorbell
Everything you need to know about the BYOC, BYOA movement
Why Wearables Sales, Led by Apple Watch, Could Take Off in 2015
Pebble Hits Its $500K Kickstarter Target For Pebble Time In Just 17 Minutes

Hackers Cut in Line at the Burning Man Ticket Sale—And Get Caught
8 Real-World Uses for Microsoft HoloLens
How the NSA’s Firmware Hacking Works and Why It’s So Unsettling
How 802.11b Devices Slow Down Your Wi-Fi Network (and What You Can Do About It)
Magic Is A Startup That Promises To Bring You Anything

IFTTT Launches Do Note, Do Button, Do Camera for One-Tap Actions
Google Objects to DOJ Proposal to Amend Rule on Search Warrants
How to monitor server log files with Logwatch on Debian and Ubuntu
Google is Now Blocking Crapware in Search Results, Ads, and Chrome
 Windows? NO, Linux and Mac OS X Most Vulnerable Operating System In 2014

Your Kid’s School Is Missing the Tech Revolution, and It’s All Your Fault
 Samba Service Hit By Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Lack of Patching Remains a Top Security Risk, HP Report Finds
Suburban Chicago cops pay up $500 in bitcoins after latest ransomware scheme
Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine develops curriculum across time zones, with help from Dropbox for Business
Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk
Apple sued for poaching engineers with deep expertise in electric car systems
Use Manual Refresh to Save Battery Life on Any Tablet or Smartphone
Samsung to take on Apple in payments
Nine Takeaways From the White House Cyber-security Summit

Lenovo shipped lappies with man-in-the-middle ad/mal/bloatware The Superfish certificate has been cracked, exposing Lenovo users to attack
The US Treasury will now accept PayPal Two OSes in one: DuOS-M puts Android on your Windows device
This breathalyzer helps you call an Uber when you're too drunk to drive

Neptune: An Almost-Crazy Idea for Upending the Smartphone Ecosystem
Microsoft Plugs Office Into Still More Rival Services
7 iOS apps for developers on the go
Qualcomm rides to war: Multiple new CPUs, modems announced ahead of Mobile World Congress
Security: A Shared Responsibility
(Part 1)

Obama turns back on spooks: 'I'm on the side of strong encryption'
Format Your Resume Differently to Downplay Job Hopping
Sony throwing in the towel on phones and TVs

Sony is no longer an electronics company
Sony aims to outdo Google Glass with SmartEyeglass smart glasses
HTTP/2 finished, coming to browsers within weeks

HTTP/2, the first major change to HTTP in 16 years, has been finalized

Schneier on Security

Russian Internet giant Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google over Android
The Top 8 Mobile Security Risks: How to Protect Your Organization
What To Do If You Lose the Master Password to Your Password Manager
Former GM CEO warns Apple against making cars
Anyone With Your Mac Can Bypass Your Password Unless You Do This
Dropbox: 4 tips to keep your business data private
Oracle Continues to Grow Hardware Business 5 Years After Sun Deal
Smart Dino Toy is powered by a super computer
Visa wants to track your smartphone to prevent Credit Card Fraud

How to Make Macs and iOS Devices Work Together Seamlessly with Continuity
Automatic License Plate Readers Also Gathering Millions Of Facial Photos Daily
Businesses go phishing to see if employees bite
     Hands-On With the Open Source Smartphone Powered by Ubuntu
Making Your Lock Screen Work for You

Hackers Stole $300M from 100 Banks Using Malware
New technique could lead to bigger, cheaper and color-accurate holograms
Samsung TVs start inserting ads into your movies
Russian researchers expose breakthrough U.S. spying program
Destroying your hard drive is the only way to stop this super-advanced malware

Sometimes it's ethical for the doctor to Google you
Obama’s New Order Urges Companies to Share Cyber-Threat Info With the Government
Five things you need to know about the FAA's new rules for flying drones Why the US Government Is Terrified of Hobbyist Drones Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

Apple Making a Car Isn’t as Ridiculous as You Think Apple's goal may not be iCar but iDash
That ;) You Type Can and Will Be Used Against You in a Court of Law
How are phishing kits used to steal your data?
Facebook allows legacy contacts after you die: Will other services follow?
How Google Is Getting Ready to Compete With Big Wireless Carriers
BQ Aquaris E4.5 Bringing Ubuntu Linux to Smartphone Market
Is Evolve OS the most user friendly Linux distribution?

Linux Distros
A Security Researcher Just Dumped 10 Million Real Passwords

10M passwords: here’s how to see if yours is one of them
10 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Know

Expedia Buys Orbitz For $1.6B In Cash To Square Up To Priceline
Ben's Bargins: Free Kindle Programming eBooks
10 Security Apps to Help Your Android Device Fend Off Malware
Google Launches Open-Source, Cross-Cloud Benchmarking Tool
Facebook Reveals Final Piece In Scalable Data Center Vision

Star Silicon Valley entrepreneur: Here's why bitcoin will be bigger than the internet
RUMOR: Apple has poached a bunch of people from Tesla, and it IS making a car
The Sickeningly Low Vaccination Rates at Silicon Valley Day Cares
Free Trade Magazine Subscriptions & Technical Document Downloads
DZone CheetSheats

In Less Than Two Years, a Smartphone Could Be Your Only Computer
Never mind, Samsung, GOOGLE will EAVESDROP as you browse on Chrome
Miami Cops Flood Waze With Bogus Speed Trap Data, Don't Understand How Crowd Sourcing Works
Easily Share Files Between Windows 7, 8 and Mac OS X
Apple’s Activation Lock Leads To Big Drops In Smartphone Theft Worldwide

Apple will invest $850M in California solar farm
12 Questions Worth Asking In Your Next Job Interview
Facebook Now Lets You Choose Who Controls Your Account After You Die
This Is How App Store Rankings Are Manipulated
Apple users should stick to iOS Mail
RadioShack Has Deep Roots
IT jobs market booming in the Southwest
Amazon Prime Is One of the Most Bizarre Good Business Ideas Ever
Google encroaches further into financial services
Facebook Takes And Its Free Mobile Data Services To India

How to Prevent Identity Thieves from Opening Accounts in Your Name (Especially after the Anthem Hack)
How to Create an Anonymous Email Account
Facebook will tag every photo ever taken of you—whether you like it or not
Beyond the breach - cyber attacks force a defence strategy re‑think
10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your First Mobile App

A New Form of ID Allows You to Be a Citizen of the World
World's Biggest Data Breaches
Samsung's Smart TV privacy policy sounds like an Orwellian nightmare
Intuit halts TurboTax filings after states spot mass tax fraud scheme
Yahoo Tech

This Video Chat Software Runs in Terminal, Renders Your Face in ASCII
Eggcyte: the webserver you can put in your pocket
Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!
This bouncy ball drone wants to search and rescue without cutting off anyone's face by accident
The 13 best new apps you might have missed recently

The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke
A keyboard that rises up from flat touch screens
Take Google’s Security Checkup, Get 2GB Of Free Google Drive Space
Yelp acquires online food ordering service Eat24 for $134M in cash and stock
Facebook Adds A New Way To Sell Items In Groups
Norway Has Figured Out How To Solve The Problem Of Music Piracy
Apple is making a Netflix rival
Janam Rugged Handheld Computer Lets Users Run Windows or Android
'Operation Pawn Storm' espionage campaign infecting iOS devices
Microsoft reportedly buys Sunrise, the best calendar app for iPhone and Android

Health Insurer Anthem Hit by Hackers
How Apple made its money this record-breaking quarter
What Caused the Tablet Sales Slowdown of Q4 2014 Tablet Shipments Slow Down Dramatically
Inside RadioShack’s Slow-Motion Collapse

How to Use Bluetooth File Transfer Between OS X and Android 5.0 Devices
The Best Built-In Mac Tips You’ve Never Heard of, According to Reddit
Everything You Can Do to Free up Space on Your Mac
4 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Google Earth Pro
OSx: BetterSnapTool

Grub 2 rescue mode

The Pro Dumpster Diver Who’s Making Thousands Off America’s Biggest Retailers
Google, Amazon, Microsoft pay to get ads past Adblock Plus
Keurig Competitor Offers Free Hack Workaround For Keurig's Absurd Java Bean DRM
Even Microsoft is Doing the Bundling Nonsense with Their Downloads Now
Police Officers Think Waze is Dangerous. Are They Right?
IFTTT: Recipes for Job Seekers
PC World IFTTT HowTo

PcMag IFTTT Review & HowTo
Swyp Is Another Gadget That Wants To Be The Only Card In Your Wallet
Snapchat Gets Into the News Business With the Launch of ‘Discover’
App Gives Students an Incentive to Keep Their Phones Locked in Class

Will nanotechnology soon allow you to 'swallow the doctor'?
Scientific American eBooks
Google developing ride-share competitor to Uber
Why Super Bowl Is a Gold Mine for Mobile-Device Hackers
Why Employees Are Often the Weakest Link in Enterprise Security Chain

6 reasons to be terrified about the future of transportation
The end is reportedly near for RadioShack
Get ready for the FCC to say the internet is a utility
PC Mag: How to Make a Smart Home From a Dumb One
How to Run a Full Linux Desktop in a Browser Tab on Your Chromebook

The Raspberry Pi 2 Is Faster, More Powerful, and Available Right Now

Windows 10
Apple Watch: What does success look like?

Pebble Apps
Amazon WorkMail Challenges Google Gmail, Microsoft Outlook 365
Phishing scam tricks users by acting as fake child sex offender alert
Tim Cook Defused Steve Jobs' Thermonuclear War, Then He Took Down Android

The Case Against DRM Needs to Be Made Now
Dropbox now reports when non-US governments want your data
Apple Just Had The Most Profitable Quarter Of Any Company Ever
Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time
Automagic: 4 Dropbox-connected apps that do the work for you
'Sexy Girls' wallpaper app in Google Play store accessed account info
Drone landing drags White House security into the modern era
U.S. Spies on Millions of Drivers
Facebook: No 3rd party attack on network or Instagram
A Look at Pentoo Linux and Its Security Analysis Tools

BMW’s Hilarious Super Bowl Ad Recalls Life at the Dawn of the Internet
Cops decry Waze traffic app as a “police stalker”
Bruce Schneier: My Conversation with Edward Snowden
Some Androids can be HOSED by WiFi Direct vulnerability
How to install Django on Ubuntu 14.04

Holy S**t, I Interviewed the President YouTubers Got To Interview The President Because They're More Legitimate Than Traditional News
Anatomy of a Scam: The “Windows Tech Support” Con Examined
How Microsoft HoloLens Stands Apart From Oculus Rift, Morpheus
Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything?
Internet attack could shut down US gas stations
What is JavaScript, And Can the Internet Exist Without It?
Avoiding Internet Surveillance: The Complete Guide
The Best VPN Services

The MPAA Isn't About Helping Hollywood. It's About Preserving Its Own Need To Exist
Yes, 123456 is the most common password, but here’s why that’s misleading
Windows 10: Microsoft raises the stakes for mobile Windows Google Fiber rollout confirmed for Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham
Phone Case Will Polaroid-Print

Uniti Stand
Google Reportedly Launching its Own Wireless Cellular Network
Canonical Launches IoT Version Of Ubuntu Core
FAA lets 4 companies fly commercial drones
The FDA will regulate wearables making health claims
Hands-on: Microsoft’s HoloLens is flat-out magical

Why Apple will offer a stylus for the iPad Pro
GRUB 2 boot menu basics and how to add a custom splash image
What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career as a Software Developer
How to Negotiate Your Salary When You Don't Have Any Work Experience
Bitsbox: coding for kids

Amazon’s New Kindle Textbook Creator Takes A Different Approach From iBooks Author
How to Negotiate Your Salary When You Don't Have Any Work Experience
The design of Windows 10: a consistent look across all devices
The Best Windows 10 and Xbox Updates Microsoft Announced Today
When did Apple become the boring one?

Forget WhatsApp: 6 Secure Communication Apps You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
CIOs beef up security tools in wake of 2014 data breaches
What Is Android Auto And How Can You Get It? Sends Personal Data To Over a Dozen Tracking Websites
Facebook update aims to reduce News Feed hoaxes

Finding Privilege Escalation Flaws in Linux
People happily give away their (bad) passwords to TV reporter
Chris Christie, Port Authority Official Abused E-ZPass Data For Their Own Ends
Microsoft Will Release Office 2016 This Year
WIRED’s Top Picks From CES 2015
Google Nears $1 Billion Investment in SpaceX
Microsoft Adds Linux Support to Azure Cloud Migration Tool
15 Out-of-the-Box Predictions for IT This Year
It's Time For Samsung To Buy AMD, And AMD Should Let It
Boot Camp

TV Makers Set a New Strategy
Cracking Down on Skipping Class
Sellers Need Amazon, but at What Cost?
Quirky Wants To Win the Smart Home Wars With This $50 Hub
The limits of unlimited OneDrive storage


10 Minute Mail
Degree-free IT: Can college-skippers thrive in tech?
Lastpass Is Now Available as a Dedicated Mac App
The End of Ownership: Netflix, Spotify, and The Streaming Generation
Marriott Considers Offering Netflix, Hulu And Pandora In Hotel Rooms

Snowden Refuses to Use iPhone for Security Reasons
Online Port Scan
Command line reference –
Web, Database and OS scripting

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2014: We're All Doomed
Why killing Google Glass could ultimately save it
Facebook Unveils Facebook At Work, Lets Businesses Create Their Own Social Networks
Google Translate Now Does Real-Time Voice And Sign Translations On Mobile
3 Common SQL Mistakes You are Probably Making as a Java Developer
David Cameron wants to ban encrypted apps like iMessage and Whatsapp
Evernote, Wunderlist, Pocket, and LastPass make for a killer $60 bundle

LJ: Slow System? iotop Is Your Friend
New service allows anonymous users to rent out your hard drive
10 CES Themes Likely to Resonate for Some Time
Hortonworks Hadoop Tutorials
Tom's Hardware's CES 2015 Top Picks

Meet KeySweeper, the $10 USB charger that steals MS keyboard strokes
Schneier on Security
How to Power Up OS X's Spotlight with Flashlight
22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop
Dropbox + Office = Sticky

New Apple malware is undetectable, unstoppable, and can infect any Thunderbolt-equipped device
Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College
8 Skilled Jobs That May Soon Be Replaced By Robots
Never Buy a Phone Again
Jeff Bezos reportedly approved 'even the very smallest decisions' on the Fire Phone