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Stories by Lucas Mearian

Facebook is going into the banking business with blockchain

The social media powerhouse plans to launch a blockchain-based financial network and cryptocurrency in 2020 that will allow users to make purchases or transfer funds with just a couple taps on an app.

Written by Lucas Mearian19 June 19 04:59

QA: Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Experian's annual data breach forecast predicts that biometric hacking will continue to surge as more mobile devices use fingerprint scans and Face ID technology to protect corporate and consumer data. But there are ways to avoid being hacked.

Written by Lucas Mearian31 Dec. 18 22:01

ProtonMail launches standalone iOS app

The encrypted email service provider, born out of CERN in Europe, has unveiled a VPN app for iOS devices.

Written by Lucas Mearian20 Nov. 18 22:22

Microsoft launches blockchain development kit

Microsoft's new software development kit aims to allow businesses to create distributed ledger technology for specific use cases and to aid integration of the technology with existing data and legacy systems.

Written by Lucas Mearian16 Nov. 18 09:42

IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

IBM is moving Watson Cognitive Health to the hybrid cloud to offer greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for analytics.

Written by Lucas Mearian01 Nov. 18 05:23

QA: Walmart's Frank Yiannas on the use of blockchain for food safety

Once a skeptic about blockchain, Frank Yiannas, Walmart’s vice president in charge of food safety, now contends it's the perfect way to create a transparent, secure and immutable record for tracking food from farm to store shelf.

Written by Lucas Mearian01 Oct. 18 20:12