Trevor Mogg

Trevor Mogg

Not so many moons ago, Trevor moved from one tea-loving island nation that drives on the left (Britain) to another (Japan). As far as electronics are concerned, he's in the right place, with the East Asian country continuing to produce a plethora of gadgets and gizmos for tech addicts around the world. When not writing for Digital Trends, Trevor can be found out and about taking far too many photos, or in front of his computer trying to sort them all out.

Facebook recruits PayPal president David Marcus to lead mobile messaging efforts

Facebook announced Monday it's hired PayPal president David Marcus to lead its mobile messaging efforts. Marcus is expected to focus on developing Messenger, Facebook's cross-platform app currently used by more than 200 million people a…

Web services giant GoDaddy files for $100m IPO

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New ‘Sentry’ eye-tracking tech aims to help gamers hone their skills

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HP’s Leap Motion gesture-contol keyboard to go on sale as standalone product for $99

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Social Media

CIA joins Twitter, gets started with amusing tweet

It's taken a while, but the CIA has finally joined Twitter, kicking off with a humorous tweet and gathering more than 260,000 followers in a matter of just a few hours.

Apple acquires recommendation service Spotsetter in bid to boost Maps

Apple has reportedly acquired recommendation service Spotsetter in a move apparently geared toward improving its Maps software. The Cupertino company is expected to roll out a much-improved Maps with the launch of iOS 8 in the fall.

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Microsoft rolls out first Surface Pro 3 TV ad, not a dancer in sight

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Cool Tech

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Canon launches cloud-based ‘Irista’, a place to manage your photos

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Google planning to launch hundreds of satellites as part of global Internet project

Google is reportedly planning to send a fleet of satellites skyward as part of its ongoing plans to bring Internet access to people in remote areas. The Web company is apparently prepared to spend up to $3 billion to realize its goal.