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

Sprint’s Mobile Wallet, One Step Closer to Carrier Banks

In the slippery slope down the possible disappearance of cash, cellular carriers are also taking aim at the prospected revenue from this widening trend, including Sprint. As CEO Dan Hesse announced last night, Sprint Nextel users will be able to link various mainstream payment methods to mobile purchasing app called the ‘Sprint Mobile Wallet’ as […]

Developers Wish for FroYo Unity, as Google Preps the Next Version

As ShowNearny developer Jose D. Nidhin says, there is apparently no platform unity between the now somewhat fragmented Android and the upcoming Chrome OS that’s expected to premier later this year; both in terms of app developing and market.  While a developer would use Java, C and C++ for an Android app, it is reported […]

FTC Closes Street View Investigation against Google

Google has faced 7 class-action lawsuits as well as a high-rank FTC interrogation in the U.S over its suspiciously accidental snooping into open Wi-Fi networks.  Today however, alongside several improvements Google has began to implement internally and a promise to remove all illicit data announced, the agency stopped its interrogation, as reported David Vladeck – […]

Social Network Privacy Issues Raise Concerns All the Way to D.C

After numerous waves of social-networks privacy issues, decision makers in Washington also began to raise an eyebrow or two concerning the hundreds of millions of individuals-numbering internet giants. Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee Sen. Jay Rockefeller sent an inquiring letter to Mark Zuckerberg and MySpace president Michael Jones. “The senator said he aimed to […]

Facebook’s Retail Takeover: Credits at Walmart, Best Buy

Facebook is rolling out an extended distribution of the now 9 months old Facebook credits online exchange, making prepaid Facebook credits gift cards available in Walmart and Best Buy branches within the U.S.  Available in $ 5, 10, 25 and 50 worth gift cards, the now real-life Facebook credits are making their way throughout retail […]

Facebook Exec Mike Murphy Leaving Social Networking Giant

Mike Murphy, VP of global sales at Facebook has made a departure from the social-networking giant public, with words truly worthy of a rock star (and online ad sales veteran) declaring that countless nights on the road are no longer for him.  They don’t leave enough time for his personal  life.  AllThingsD gets the scoop: […]

Firesheep and Security-as-a-Service Take on the Spotlights

Not so long ago Seattle-based developer Eric Butler had set himself an aim to expose the security flaws in Facebook and Twitter’s data handling, and launched Firefox program Firesheep for free download. This extremely easy to use social-network password stealer may have been coded in good faith, but after thousands of downloads, a wave of […]

Google Boost for Places Ads, Hyperlocal Targets

Currently available in only San Fran, Houston and Chicago, the new G-Boost beta ad tool has been recently launched, much to the fortune of countless local businesses in the three selected areas.  Boost ads, appearing in the purple “Sponsored Links” section of a given SERP, add a whole new set of features to the once […]

Rising Relevance of Digital Media: More Publishers See Opportunities

The online market is breaking boundaries,  and like every good publisher knows, that’s not something you let pass by your ear and iPad. Public broadcasting giant PBS and publishing tycoon Conde Nast are also aware of that fact, which is exactly what stands behind these two revolutionary moves that push digital media further into the […]

Sean Parker Talks Limitations; Users Scream Extortion

Spotify investor and Napster co-founder Sean Parker attended a discussion regarding his plan for the ever-popular U.S music streaming service. Apparently though, a Spotify dedication towards a more healthy customer-business relationship had slipped out of his mind for the sake of a nobler goal. That goal is to imaginatively exchange blows with hacking on users’ […]