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

Robotics startup Ripcord raises $9.5M to digitize the world’s documents

Although the only printers that make headlines in the tech world these days are the kind used to fabricate 3D objects, many companies still rely heavily on paper as part of their day-to-day operations. Ripcord Inc. believes that the key to bringing them into the digital era is robotics. The startup’s futuristic pitch is backed […]

Tech IPO thaw accelerates as data wrangler Alteryx goes public, shares rise 11 percent

In another positive sign for enterprise technology initial public offerings, the analytics industry’s first IPO of the year can be marked down as a success as its shares rose almost 11 percent in their first trading day. Alteryx Inc., the Irvine, California-based data preparation company that rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ today, raised $126 […]

Intel launches a dedicated AI group and research lab

As rival chip makers work to target workloads using artificial intelligence, Intel Corp. is upping the ante by unifying its own efforts under a dedicated business group announced today. The division will be led by Naveen Rao, a veteran of the semiconductor industry with a Ph.D. in computational neuroscience. He came aboard last year after Intel […]

Andreessen Horowitz leads $18M funding of API startup Mashape

Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley’s most influential venture firms, is betting that a startup called Mashape Inc. can stand out among the numerous providers promising to help developers better manage their application programming interfaces. The fund underscored its support today with an $18 million investment that also included contributions from existing backers CRV and Index Ventures. […]

Machine learning-driven analytics startup DataRobot raises $54M

Just over a year after securing $33 million in funding from a group of top investors, DataRobot Inc. is back at the venture capital trough. The machine learning startup today announced that it has secured a hefty $54 million round of financing led by New Enterprise Associates. The fund, which is known for backing Silicon […]

LinkedIn launches personalized news feeds with ‘Trending Storylines’

Although it doesn’t rely as heavily on advertising revenue as the world’s other top social networks, LinkedIn Corp. is still putting a lot of energy into encouraging users to consume more content. The latest fruit of the Microsoft Corp. subsidiary’s efforts is a news feed launched today that will feature articles aggregated by an algorithmic recommendation […]

Antivirus-breaking exploit found in Windows security mechanism

Practically all of the leading antivirus programs that Windows users rely on to protect their devices can be turned against them, according to Cybellum Networks Ltd. The threat stems from a newly discovered zero-day flaw, one that was previously undiscovered, in Microsoft Corp.’s operating system that could enable hackers to avoid most conventional methods of […]

With $9M in funding, Mythic pitches a new kind of AI for connected devices

Several industry groups are dedicated to making the Internet of Things more secure, yet hardly a week seems to go by without a large-scale hacking attack involving connected devices. Mythic Inc. argues that a new approach is required to tackle the problem. The San Francisco-based startup today raised a $9 million funding round led by […]

New GitLab release promises better collaboration and visibility

In the fight over the hearts and minds of developers, code hosting providers must release new features on a regular basis if they want to keep up with the competition. GitLab Inc. upped the ante today by rolling out a major update to its namesake repository management platform that aims to streamline software projects. The […]

Rocket Lab raises $75M to start launching satellites into orbit

Low-mass satellites are taking over the aerospace industry by storm thanks to their relative affordability and the fact that they can be launched in large numbers. But the technology is held back by the infrequency of space launches, an obstacle that Rocket Lab Ltd. seeks to remove. The startup’s ambitious cause has attracted $75 million in funding, announced […]