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.

Google forced to close Google News Spain after licensing fee hassle

Google's rough year in Europe continues. The Web giant said Wednesday it's been forced to shutter its Google News operation in Spain following the government's decision to introduce a new law forcing it to pay a licensing fee for story…

In a panic, Sony Pictures tries to disrupt downloads of its stolen data

Sony Pictures is reportedly trying to disrupt downloads of content stolen from its servers in the recent high-profile hack, though with so much material already having made it into the public domain, the action seems like a case of too…

Google makes official its ‘mobile-friendly’ label for search

Google search results on smartphones and tablets now include 'mobile-friendly' labels where appropriate, allowing users to know in advance what kind of website experience they're in for should they tap on the link

Apple apparently wants fashionistas to sell its smartwatch

Apple is reportedly recruiting store staff with fashion and luxury expertise to sell its smartwatch when it hits the market next year. The move is more than likely the idea of Angela Ahrendts, the former Burberry boss who now leads Apple's…

Obama codes! President kicks off ‘Hour of Code’ by writing some JavaScript

President Obama kicked off Computer Science Education Week by doing a spot of coding himself. It may only have been a couple of lines, but hey, it's a couple of lines more than any other president's ever done, right?

Is the game finally up for The Pirate Bay? Site knocked offline following police raid

Since it first turned up on the Web in 2003, The Pirate Bay has managed to stay online almost constantly despite attention from the authorities. However, could it be that a police raid Tuesday has seen off TPB for good, or is there life in…

FBI says there’s no evidence linking North Korea to Sony hack ‘at this point’

After more than two weeks of investigation into the Sony Pictures hack, the FBI has said it's so far found no evidence to link it with North Korea, originally the main suspect in the security breach.

Google brings Dubai to Street View

Google's Street View team has just posted imagery for its first Middle East city – Dubai. The panoramic photos take you close to not only the famous skyscrapers and glitzy malls for which the city is famous, but its historical parts, too…

Yahoo’s first ever developer conference further highlights its shift to mobile

Yahoo is gearing up to hold its first ever mobile developer conference in a couple of months' time, an event designed to help developers gain a better understanding of their audience while also offering advice on how to improve and monetize…

Amazon testing bike messengers in NYC for one-hour delivery service

Keen to get ordered items to customers in super-quick time, Amazon is reportedly testing a service using bike messengers that could see packages reach addresses within just an hour or two.
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Frustrated Amazon warns FAA it may move drone research abroad

Keen to move ahead more rapidly with its Prime Air project, Amazon has again asked the FAA to allow it to conduct outdoor test flights, warning that if it refuses it may be forced to move more of its drone-based R&D abroad.

Hackers warn Sony Pictures to pull The Interview as new data dump spills more beans

It's not getting any better for Sony Pictures. Monday saw hackers dump another load of data belonging to the movie studio, while a message purporting to be from the those behind the data breach warned Sony Pictures to cancel the release of…