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Stories by Lucas Mearian

The top 3 disruptive FinTech technologies to watch in 2018

FinTech will benefit from three technologies that are expected to expand the usefulness of big data, offer more secure and responsive applications and exponentially grow computational performance.

Written by Lucas Mearian09 July 18 20:00

A tale of two hospitals that adopted Apple’s Health Record app

Apple's Health Record app allows patients to pull in their healthcare info from multiple providers onto a single record they can share with clinicians, regardless of where they work. Here's how that's working for two hospitals.

Written by Lucas Mearian11 April 18 20:11

This is how blockchain might solve the internet privacy problem

Blockchain, with its encrypted and immutable record, will eventually be used create universal digital identities, filled with information that only we will control and that will link back to the issuing banks, governments or even employers.

Written by Lucas Mearian09 April 18 20:00

Bitcoin mining leads to an unexpected GPU gold rush

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners have created a dearth of mid-range and high-end GPU cards that are selling for twice as much as suggested retail. The reason: miners are setting up server farms with the cards.

Written by Lucas Mearian02 April 18 19:59

US govt move to secure mobile devices with machine learning, biometrics

As mobile device use increases among U.S. government workers, IT and security officials are scrambling to better secure devices, leaving behind traditional anti-malware tools in favor of mobile threat detection and role-driven access rules.

Written by Lucas Mearian06 March 18 22:24

US SEC eyes crackdown on cryptocurrencies

As part of an ongoing regulatory clampdown, the US SEC has issued subpoenas and wants info from tech companies issuing cryptocurrencies in the form of ICOs.

Written by Lucas Mearian02 March 18 09:24