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Video Claims To Show Off The Live Folders Feature Coming In Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

<i>Update: Hey everyone, a tweet from the TechCrunch Twitter account asked if Live Folders would come in Update 1. That was a mistake on our part — they always were. Sorry for the mixup. The question that this post originally explored was if the user interface animations detailed below were real. I</i> …

Can't wait for the iPhone 6? Check out this $145 knockoff sold in China (photos)

While it’ll still be a few more months before we hear anything official about the forthcoming iPhone 6 from Apple, at least one person decided they couldn’t wait that long.<p>Reddit user lawrence_uber_alles asked his brother to buy a knockoff version of the iPhone 6 during his visit to Shenzhen, …

The ‘boring’ trait Google looks for in its leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

This $1 Billion Startup Handles 5% Of All Web Traffic And Is Ready To Take On Cisco

Over the last three years, CloudFlare has grown 450% annually, and is currently adding about 5,000 new clients a day, Matthew Prince, its programmer/lawyer-turned-founder, tells us.<p>It is now handling the equivalent of roughly 5% of the entire web's traffic through its servers and, just as we …

iOS Users Seven Times More Active Than Android Users, Suggests Net Applications

Two numbers from recent surveys on ‘share’ in the smartphone world nicely illustrate the difference between users of the Android and iOS platforms, and act as a reminder to place Android’s market share dominance in perspective.<p>As Android touches 85% of the market share in terms of handset sales …

Playing the long game: Testing customer groups vs. campaigns and content

The “always be testing” bug runs deep amongst my colleagues and I, but our experiments extend far beyond simply testing images against text or personalized subject lines versus generic ones. More specifically, we are major proponents of longer term customer studies in addition to one-off A/B</b> …

Google is stealing away Microsoft’s future corporate customers

Microsoft has long dominated the corporate-software market, and its new CEO Satya Nadella has set his sights on owning all things related to productivity and the cloud. But Google—fueled by its search-advertising business and consumer popularity—has been coming on strong for years with …

Satya Nadella

Google Spotted Explicit Images Of A Child In A Man's Email And Tipped Off The Authorities

The man was a registered sex offender, convicted of sexually assaulting a child in 1994, reports Tim Wetzel at KHOU Channel 11 News in Houston.<p>"He was keeping it inside of his email. I can't see that information, I can't see that photo, but Google can," Detective David Nettles of the Houston Metro …

Avoiding Battery Shortages

For years, the world's automakers have suffered from shortages of the batteries needed to power their hybrid-electric vehicles, as well as electric vehicles. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011 interrupted Toyota Prius production just as the latest version was launching.

NFL Will Let Teams Use Microsoft Surface Tablets On The Sidelines During Games

In the first instance of tablets and mobile computing devices being used on the sidelines of NFL games, Microsoft Surface tablets will be used by coaches and players in the upcoming season as part of a reported $400 million multi-year deal between the NFL and Microsoft.<p>The Sideline Viewing System …

World-record 43 Tbps data transfer speed set by Danish researchers

Using a new type of optical fiber, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have transmitted data over a single optical fiber at a …