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.

Airbus looking to introduce cockpits without windows

Airbus may build a passenger plane with a windowless cockpit. In fact, it wants to move the cockpit to another part of the plane, allowing for a more aerodynamic design and freeing up space for more seats. So, how will the pilots see where they're going?

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Guess what, Google ‘blocked access’ to that Goldman Sachs email (but didn’t delete it)

Goldman Sachs recently asked Google to delete an email containing highly confidential information that was sent in error to a Gmail account, recipient unknown. It's now emerged that Google has blocked access to the email, but stopped short of deleting it.

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Twitter World Cup analysis shows silencing effect of penalty shootouts

Twitter is a hive of vibrant activity, constantly buzzing with conversation, opinions, discussion, witticisms, and insults – except when a World Cup penalty shootout takes place. That's when things go very quiet indeed....

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Goldman Sachs wants judge to order Google to delete mistakenly sent email

If you've ever sent an email to the wrong person by mistake, it's unlikely you've trotted off to court in the hope of securing an order from a judge to get that email deleted. Goldman Sachs, fearing a privacy breach, has done just that.

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Amazon rejects FTC demands over in-app purchases, willing to take matter to court

Having dealt with Apple earlier this year on the matter of in-app purchases, the FTC is now demanding Amazon make changes to its practices regarding such purchases. However, the e-commerce giant insists everything's fine as it is.

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Microsoft reportedly building Office for Android tablets, looking for testers

After the success of Office for iPad, which clocked up 12 million downloads in its first week, Microsoft is said to be working on a version for Android tablets for release later this year. And the company wants your help to test it.

Mobile

Ride-share service BlaBlaCar has big ambitions following $100m investment

Ride-sharing service BlaBlaCar has caught the eye of investors who've offered the startup $100m to build its business. BlaBlaCar connects drivers and passengers heading to the same destination, enabling both to save on the cost of travel.

Mobile

Google buys music streaming service Songza to beef up its own music offering

Competition in the music streaming space is heating up as Google announced on Tuesday it'd acquired Songza, a service which builds playlists based on a user's mood and location, among other things.

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Facebook to be investigated by UK regulator over its controversial psychology study

The UK regulator responsible for enforcing the country's data protection laws has taken a keen interest in Facebook's psychology experiment, revealing on Tuesday that it's decided to launch an investigation into the controversial study.

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Words not needed: New ‘emojli’ social network only allows emojis

Believing social media apps to be annoyingly overloaded with spam, trolls, memes and hashtags, two Brit developers have decided to offer "something simpler" – an app where communication is by emojis only.

Mobile

Mars One test mission to take experiments (and ads) to Red Planet

Mars One is pressing ahead with its ambitious plan to send humans to Mars in 2025, on Monday announcing details of an unmanned test landing in 2018 using a spacecraft loaded with experiments and, quite possibly, ads.

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Twitter acquires startup TapCommerce to enhance ad strategy

Twitter announced Monday it'd acquired mobile-ad company TapCommerce. The New York-based startup sells ads designed to encourage users to reengage with apps they've already downloaded onto their mobile device.

Mobile

UK set to take on US and Japan for bigger slice of robotics technology market

The UK appears to have woken up to the fact that the robotics industry is set to expand massively in the coming years. With this in mind, the government is launching a strategy to help it better exploit the industry's commercial opportunities globally.

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Crowdfunding helps Ukrainians build ‘people’s drone’ to aid poorly resourced army

Crowdfunding may not be the usual method for raising cash to help equip a national army with fighting apparatus and drones, but a Ukraine IT executive intent on supporting his country's troops has found the platform to be just the ticket.

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