Duncan Riley

Duncan Riley

Duncan Riley is a senior writer at SiliconANGLE covering Startups, Bitcoin, and the Internet of Things.

Duncan is a co-founder of VC funded media company B5Media and founder of news site The Inquisitr, and was a senior writer at TechCrunch in its earlier days.

Tips? Press releases? Intersting startup? email: duncan@nichenet.com.au or contact Duncan on Twitter @duncanriley

Latest from Duncan Riley

Microsoft outage affects Xbox Live, Outlook.com, Skype, OneDrive and Windows Store users

Microsoft account holders across the range of the tech giant’s services, including Xbox Live, Outlook.com, Skype, OneDrive, and Microsoft’s Windows Store, suffered an outage Tuesday that prevented them from signing into accounts for nearly two hours. The outage, the second in March, not only resulted in users being unable to log into services such as Office […]

South Korean mobile gaming giant Netmarble files for $2.4 billion IPO

South Korean mobile games developer Netmarble Games Corp. is going public as the company filed paperwork to raise 2.7 trillion won ($2.4 billion) in an initial public offering of shares. The company said it’s looking to sell 17 million shares at 121,000 won ($107.97) to 157,000 won ($140.08) each with a final float price to […]

Cisco discloses 300+ switches vulnerable to CIA hack, with no patch available

In a damaging public disclosure, Cisco Systems Inc. has admitted that more than 300 of the switches it sells contain a critical vulnerability that allows the Central Intelligence Agency to take full control of the devices, but there is currently no patch available to fix the critical vulnerability. The revelation follows WikiLeaks’ disclosure of the CIA’s […]

Adobe wants one cloud to rule them all with new Experience Cloud

Adobe Systems Inc. is strengthening its cloud offerings with a new service that combines parts of its marketing, analytics and content tools in an effort to broaden its footprint for enterprise marketing users. Called the Adobe Experience Cloud, the new service consists of the Adobe Marketing Cloud, a new Advertising Cloud, Analytics Cloud, Creative Cloud and […]

WikiLeaks demands tech companies meet mystery conditions to get CIA hacking details

A promise by WikiLeaks to provide big tech companies with details of hacking exploits it had received via a leak from the Central Intelligence Agency has hit a snag as the organization demanded the tech firms comply with a set of “mystery demands.” Exactly what WikiLeaks is demanding from the likes of Google Inc., Apple Inc. and […]

Chinese regulations would require bitcoin exchanges to check client IDs

China looks set to impose strict regulations on bitcoin as the country’s central bank circulates new guidelines that would require exchanges to identify clients and adhere to banking regulations. According to The Wall Street Journal, the draft regulations would require Chinese bitcoin exchanges to comply with current banking and anti-money-laundering laws that include the requirement to […]

MuleSoft kicks off 2017 enterprise tech IPOs with a 44 percent pop

Updated with opening price and analysis. In the year’s first big enterprise technology initial public offering, application network platform provider MuleSoft Inc. went public today and its shares jumped some 44 percent over the offering price. It offered 13 million Class A shares on the New York Stock Exchange at a price of $17 per share, above an […]

Google Drive goes down for Windows users following faulty software update

If you had problems using Google Drive Thursday, you weren’t alone. The search giant pushed out a faulty software update to Windows users that caused problems with the service. The client application software, which according to reports appeared to be private build of the new Google Backup and Sync (Drive), resulted in users receiving an error message that […]

Electrocardiogram app startup AliveCor raises $30M in new funding

Smartphone-enabled electrocardiogram system startup AliveCor Inc. has raised $30 million late-stage funding round led by medical device maker Omron Healthcare and the Mayo Clinic. Founded in 2010 and led by former Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. executive Vic Gundotra, AliveCor offers a device and application that will turn any smartphone into a clinical-quality electrocardiogram recorder. Along […]

Nvidia teams with Paccar to power self-driving trucks

Nvidia Corp.’s efforts to bring its self-driving technology to more vehicles has taken another step forward as the chip maker announced a new deal with truck maker Paccar Inc. on Thursday. Paccar, the manufacturer of Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF trucks, has developed a proof-of-self-driving truck with SAE Level 4, or completely autonomous, capability built on Nvidia’s Drive PX2 platform that […]