Lucas MearianSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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Lucas Mearian covers financial services IT (including blockchain), healthcare IT and enterprise mobile issues (including mobility management, security, hardware and apps).

Hands-free tech still poses high risk for drivers

A study from AAA finds that even hands-free technology, like Apple's iOS in-car displays, still poses a relatively high level of driver distraction.

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Cameras, sensor tags used to monitor caregivers to prevent infection

A Long Island hospital uses motion sensors to activate remote cameras that track when nurses and doctors enter an intensive care room.

Western Digital releases its first 1.5TB mobile drive

HGST has announced its highest capacity 9.5mm-high mobile drive, a 1.5TB, three-platter model that is being targeted at the "prosumer" market.

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Western Digital ships hybrid drive sporting SanDisk memory

Western Digital has released more information on its first hybrid solid-state drive, revealing that it worked with SanDisk to create the 500GB drive.

When cars talk, this is what they'll tell each other

Researchers are developing machine-to-machine (M2M) communication technology that allows cars to exchange data with each other, meaning vehicles will soon know what the cars all around you are doing on the highway.

Seagate unleashes first consumer SSD

Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory devices, taking the wraps off its first consumer SSD and its next generation of enterprise models.

Samsung builds chips to supercharge your smartphone

Samsung began production of the industry's first ultra-high-speed, 4Gbit, LPDDR3 mobile memory, which it says has performance levels comparable to the standard DRAM used in personal computers.