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.

Apple and IBM join forces to create apps and sell iPads and iPhones to business

Apple and IBM announced a partnership Tuesday that could see sales of the Cupertino company's mobile devices to businesses increase dramatically. A slew of services to back up the deployment of the iPads and iPhones is also part…

Microsoft planning major round of job cuts, report claims

Five months after Satya Nadella was installed as CEO of Microsoft, the computer giant is said to be close to announcing job cuts that sources say could mark the single biggest round of layoffs in the company's history.

Shazam does deal with Rdio to bring full songs to its ID app

Shazam users on iOS can now listen to full-length tracks in-app instead of previews thanks to a new partnership with music streaming service Rdio. The feature is also on its way to Android.

Lyft agrees to comply with NYC regulations, plans to launch ‘shortly’

Lyft has bowed to pressure from New York City officials in order to get its ride-sharing service off the ground there. The startup said Monday it now plans to use TLC-licensed drivers for its NYC service, which it hopes to launch soon.

Samsung acts on child labor allegations, suspends business with supplier

Days after Samsung was hit by allegations of child labor at a facility operated by one of its suppliers, the Korean tech giant has announced it's suspending business with the company concerned while it investigates the matter…
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Drone photo contest: Bird’s eye view of a bird’s eye view takes top prize

A National Geographic-sponsored competition for photos taken by drones has turned up some awesome entries, suggesting a whole new genre of photography is here to stay.
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Soccer World Cup Final generates 32.1m tweets, breaks TPM record

If you haven't already heard, Germany beat Argentina in the soccer World Cup Final on Sunday, becoming the first European nation to win the contest anywhere in the Americas. A Twitter record was broken, too.

Lyft puts brakes on New York City launch

Lyft postponed its New York City launch on Friday, just hours before the ride-sharing service was due to debut there. The decision follows pressure from the City and Taxi Limousine Commission, which claims Lyft isn't licensed to operate its…
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Prime Air: Amazon letter to FAA reveals progress with drone delivery plan

Amazon is moving ahead with its plan to offer customers the chance to have their purchases delivered by a 'Prime Air' flying machine, with a letter to the FAA this week revealing how the project is progressing.

Parking-space auction app disables service following San Francisco legal threat

An app that lets drivers hand their public parking space to the highest bidder has halted its service in San Francisco. The authorities there recently described MonkeyParking's service as being "wholly premised on illegal transactions" and…

BBM: BlackBerry keeps Windows Phone users hanging on, launches beta test

BlackBerry's plan to launch BBM for Windows Phone by June clearly fell by the wayside. Now it says it's releasing a beta version, though those easily frustrated by buggy software are asked to wait "just a bit longer" for the full…

Lyft’s NYC launch in trouble as cab commission warns public not to use ‘unauthorized’ cars

A New York City regulatory agency is doing its best to spoil Lyft's Big Apple launch this week, on Wednesday warning "unauthorized" drivers of the ride-sharing service that they could face fines of up to $2,000 if they take a…