Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher is a staff writer for SiliconANGLE covering all things enterprise and fresh. Her work takes her from the bowels of the corporate network up to the great free ranges of the open-source ecosystem and back on a daily basis, with the occasional pit stop in the world of end-users. She is especially passionate about cloud computing and data analytics, although she also has a soft spot for stories that diverge from the beaten track to provide a more unique perspective on the complexities of the industry.

Latest from Maria Deutscher

Sprinklr debuts tool to help brands get ads in front of the right audience

Although Google and other advertising providers have built their entire businesses on helping brands target specific audiences, consistently showing the right promotion to the right people can still be difficult. Sprinklr Inc. hopes to ease the challenge for users of its social media management platform with a new analytics tool rolling out today that’s designed to […]

AWS arrives in Canada as Amazon’s cloud continues to expand

Less than two months after Amazon Inc. chief technology officer Werner Vogels revealed plans to bring its public cloud into Canada, the expansion has become official. The company on Wednesday launched a new data center cluster in Montreal that consists of two separate campuses located a safe distance apart. As Amazon detailed in its announcement, […]

Nantero raises $21M to harness carbon nanotubes for data storage

While Intel Corp. works to commercialize its bleeding-edge XPoint memory technology, an up-and-coming contender called Nantero Inc. is rapidly gaining ground. The nanotechnology startup marked another milestone in its efforts today after securing a $21 million funding round led by Globespan Capital Partners. The venture firm, which previously backed tech giants such as Zynga Inc. and […]

Google opens up tool to visualize complex big data used by AIs

Modern data visualization tools such as Tableau and QlikView make it possible to create all kinds of sophisticated business graphs, but certain information is simply too complex to fit on a regular two-dimensional dashboard. In an effort to fill the gap, Google’s research unit on Wednesday announced that it has open-sourced a data navigation system […]

Sauce Labs makes its first acquisition following $70M funding round

Development automation provider Sauce Labs Inc. is already starting to make use of the $70 million that investors put into its war chest last month. The startup, which claims to operate the industry’s most popular software testing platform, has acquired a low-key rival called TestObject GmbH for an undisclosed sum. The Berlin-based firm offers a […]

Talla launches a workflow automation chatbot for HR teams

Chatbots are finding use in more and more parts of the enterprise. Talla Inc., a startup backed by Avalon Ventures and Pillar, wants to add human relations departments to the list with a new personnel management agent that it’s rolling out today. The bot is the first component of what the firm hopes will eventually become […]

Watch out, Intel: Qualcomm’s newest chip breaks the 10-nanometer barrier

More and more semiconductor makers are challenging Intel Corp. in the server market. Qualcomm Inc., which is best known for its mobile chips, moved to the head of the pack today after introducing a new 48-core data center processor. The chip ups the industry ante on computational density. Referred to as the Centriq 2400, it’s based on […]

Kenna raises $15M to help companies find hidden security risks

Fixing every security vulnerability in a large enterprise with thousands or tens of thousands of endpoints is practically impossible. San Francisco’s Kenna Security Inc. aims to help address that problem. The startup, which works with dozens of Fortune 500 companies including PepsiCo Inc. and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., secured a $15 million funding round this […]

IBM launches new cloud service to speed app development

Like every other part of a software project, the various tools that companies use to build and maintain their applications can often take a lot of effort to manage. IBM Corp. hopes to ease the task with a new cloud service called Bluemix Continuous Delivery. The service provides a hosted environment for running development workflows. According […]

Verizon sells 29 data centers to Equinix for $3.6B

In the latest deal the roll up corporate data centers into independent providers, Equinix Inc. said today it’s buying 29 of Verizon Communications Inc.’s data centers for $3.6 billion. The deal comes a month after CenturyLink Inc. sold 57 data centers to a Wall Street consortium for $2.15 billion. Verizon agreed to offload its cloud facilities […]