Lucas MearianSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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Lucas Mearian covers consumer data storage, electronic health IT, renewable energy, 3D printing, and telematics/car tech for Computerworld.

Facebook and Physicians: A Prescription for Trouble

Doctors are being warned to stay off social media to avoid patient privacy conflicts.

New DDR4 Memory to Boost Tablet, Server Performance

Although the standard for DDR4 memory won't be finalized until summer, several companies are already preparing to ship modules that will boost performance in...

Pogoplug Service Turns Your Computers Into Private Cloud

Turn your PCs and servers into pools of storage accessible from the Web

Seagate to Demo 12Gbps SAS SSD

Seagate said it will demonstrate a 12Gbps SAS solid-state drive (SSD) at the SCSI Trade Association Technology Showcase this week.

Researchers Use Diamonds to Boost Computer Memory

IBM and others are already developing solid-state chip technology using phase-change memory, which IBM says can sustain up to 5 million write cycles.

Crowdsourcing Game Helps Diagnose Infectious Diseases

The free game assumes groups of non-experts can learn to recognize microscopic images of infectious disease cells with the accuracy of trained pathologists.