Lucas Mearian

Senior Reporter

Senior Reporter Lucas Mearian covers Windows, Future of Work issues, mobile, Apple in the enterprise, and healthcare IT.

Windows 11 adoption appears to be stagnating

Blockchain firm Equideum and Nokia building exchange to let patients sell healthcare data

Blockchain firm Equideum and Nokia building exchange to let patients sell healthcare data

Equideum Health, which runs decentralized networks over which patient data can be transmitted securely, has partnered with Nokia to create a patient-facing app that allows users to sell their healthcare information to researchers.

Lawmakers join growing push to create a 'digital dollar'

Lawmakers join growing push to create a 'digital dollar'

Lawmakers have joined the chorus of officials who want the US to create a digital currency that would virtually eliminate funds transfer waiting periods, cut fees and enable those without bank accounts to move money across borders....

Amex GBT: Biz travel isn't dead, and now we need 'Chief Journey Officers'

Amex GBT: Biz travel isn't dead, and now we need 'Chief Journey Officers'

As business travel continues to tick back up, organizations are beginning to look at internal travel as key to creating and maintaining company culture as well as attracting and retaining top talent, according to a new study.

UnitedHealth to buy home healthcare provider LHC for $5.4B

UnitedHealth to buy home healthcare provider LHC for $5.4B

The acquisition comes after the two-year COVID-19 pandemic upended how healthcare is delivered, with many people more comfortable with telemedicine and remote monitoring.

With work-life ‘integration,’ say goodbye to the 9-5 workday

With work-life ‘integration,’ say goodbye to the 9-5 workday

Instead of forcing employees to choose between work and a personal life, companies are pushing work-life integration, effectively blurring the lines between the two. The end game? Results matter more than punching a time clock.

Is Apple's macOS Monterey 12.3 beta haunted?

Is Apple's macOS Monterey 12.3 beta haunted?

The developer beta of macOS Monterey 12.3 is getting a fair share of complaints from users who say the update is playing havoc with their computers, external monitors and gaming controllers.

Cisco: Your Webex meeting could soon be behind the wheel

Cisco: Your Webex meeting could soon be behind the wheel

With AirPlay support, users will be able to wirelessly connect with iPhones, iPads, and Macs to share content or mirror their screens in a meeting with colleagues — even while driving a car.

As high-tech firms lead the return to office, leasing rates hit positive territory

As high-tech firms lead the return to office, leasing rates hit positive territory

High-tech firms are leading the return to office trend as commercial leasing rates are slowly rising, but that doesn't mean office space is being filled the same way as before the pandemic; actual occupancy rates remain low.

How cryptocurrency is being used to funnel money to Ukraine

How cryptocurrency is being used to funnel money to Ukraine

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other crypto currencies are being used to funnel money to Ukrainian causes as they are faster, cheaper and, in some ways, more secure than sending cash. So far, more than $63 million has been sent.

Apple supplier Foxconn halts production amid COVID-19 outbreak in China

Apple supplier Foxconn halts production amid COVID-19 outbreak in China

China has locked down key cities as it deals with the biggest COVID-19 outbreak since the pandemic began; the move will affect not only tech manufacturing but container shipments.

The US is 'very far' behind China and others in creating a national digital currency

The US is 'very far' behind China and others in creating a national digital currency

With President Biden calling for more research on developing a national digital currency — and more regulatory oversight of cryptocurrencies — the US is attempting to catch up with the efforts of other nations already piloting their...

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