Stories by Lucas Mearian

FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

The distributed ledger technology better known as blockchain has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, which can get confusing when multiple parties are involved in a transaction. But for many companies it, and its uses, remain a mystery.

CW@50: A half-century of data storage (PDF)

A free download that explains how storage went from $1 million to 2 cents per megabyte -- and how it evolved from punch cards to data storage, the internet and smartphones.

Ford hires 400 mobile connectivity engineers

Ford is hiring 400 engineers to support its efforts to build connected-vehicle tech and plans to establish a new Research and Engineering Center to focus on connectivity in Ottawa, Ontario.

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