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Stories by Lucas Mearian

Why hybrid blockchains will dominate ecommerce

By combining a permissioned blockchain with a public blockchain, companies can secure background transactions with business partners while also sharing product information with consumers on an open ledger.

Written by Lucas Mearian05 Sept. 19 20:00

Disaster recovery as a service is growing, but tape won’t die

Disaster recovery was once a term associated mostly with the capability to restore data center operations after a physical calamity, but today the loss of IT systems is more often associated with data corruption to include rising malware attacks.

Written by Lucas Mearian06 Aug. 19 02:05

What's a smart contract (and how does it work)?

Smart contracts are potentially one of the most useful tools associated with blockchain, and they can enable the transfer of everything from bitcoin and fiat currency to goods transported around the world. Here's what they do and why they're likely to gain traction.

Written by Lucas Mearian29 July 19 20:00

What the latest iOS passcode hack means for you

Cellebrite, an Israeli-based forensics company, claims it has advanced its hacking technology to include Apple's iOS 12.3 and 'high-end Android' devices.

Written by Lucas Mearian19 June 19 07:25

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