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

Micro Focus hires HPE operations head Chris Hsu as CEO

Less than a year after its last change of leadership, British software giant Micro Focus International plc is again appointing a new chief executive. The company announced today that it’s tapped Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. veteran Chris Hsu to take over the reins. His hiring comes hot on the heels of Micro Focus revealing plans […]

Oracle takes aim at Amazon with new database and computing services

Oracle Corp. unveiled another piece of its plan to take on Amazon Web Services today. The company is demonstrating at a cloud computing event in New York a new version of its managed database platform that allows customers to host their deployments on dedicated bare-metal servers instead of sharing hardware with other users. As a […]

Neurala, an AI startup with ties to NASA, lands $14M in funding

The research activities that NASA’s Curiosity rover conducts on Mars are directed from its Jet Propulsion Lab in California, but many navigational decisions are instead relegated to an artificial intelligence that the space agency brought online in 2013. The space agency’s efforts to make its rovers more independent traces back many years and has involved […]

Seven European banks build blockchain for international transactions

Besides storing medical data and handling stock transactions, blockchain technology may soon support international business deals if a group of European banks have their way. HSBC Bank plc, Deutsche Bank AG and the five other members of the consortium today signed an agreement to develop what they refer to as a Digital Trade Chain, or DTC […]

AI-based fraud detection startup Fraugster lands $5M in funding

Besides the constant threat of hacking, companies in industries such as banking and e-commerce also need to fend off scammers who are employing increasingly sophisticated methods to avoid detection. Germany’s Fraugster Ltd. argues that artificial intelligence is the answer. The startup has created a self-learning fraud detection platform that attracted a $5 million investment today […]

Microsoft’s new StaffHub aims to take Office 365 beyond knowledge work

After nearly 30 years of developing productivity tools for business users, Microsoft Corp. is expanding its focus to the rest of the workforce. The technology giant today added a service called StaffHub to Office 365 that aims to improve the productivity of retail representatives, factory personnel and other professionals who don’t rely on a desktop […]

IoT specialist Roambee raises $4.1M to help companies track assets

Detecting when a particular piece of equipment is underused or a shipping container ends up somewhere it’s not supposed to be can be difficult for large companies. Santa Clara, California-based Roambee Corp. is working to ease the task. The startup today closed a $4.1 million funding round that will help fuel its efforts to ease […]

FDA taps IBM to explore blockchain technology for medical data

Blockchain technology is emerging as a major force for change in the financial world, but some argue that its true potential may lie in managing medical data. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has commissioned IBM Corp. to find out. Under a new two-year collaboration that was launched today, their researchers will jointly explore how […]

Google launches a new managed encryption service for its public cloud

Companies may not have to physically maintain the infrastructure that they rent from the cloud, but they still share much of the responsibility for protecting their deployments from hacking. To ease the task, Google is adding a new key management service to its cloud platform today that promises to facilitate more effective encryption. Dubbed KMS, […]

Flash array startup Kaminario raises $75M in oversubscribed round

With International Data Corp. ranking all-flash systems as the fastest growing segment of the enterprise storage market, it’s no wonder that Kaminario Inc. has attracted investors’ attention. The array maker announced today that it has secured a hefty $75 million funding round led by Waterwood Group, a Hong Kong private equity firm that backs growth-stage […]