Mike Wheatley

Mike Wheatley is a senior staff writer at SiliconANGLE. He loves to write about Big Data and the Internet of Things, and explore how these technologies are evolving and helping businesses to become more agile.

Before joining SiliconANGLE, Mike was an editor at Argophilia Travel News, an occassional contributer to The Epoch Times, and has also dabbled in SEO and social media marketing. He usually bases himself in Bangkok, Thailand, though he can often be found roaming through the jungles or chilling on a beach.

Got a news story or tip? Email Mike@SiliconANGLE.com.

Latest from Mike Wheatley

Micron and Microsoft team up to harden Internet of Things security

Security is often one of the main barriers to adoption for just about every new technology that emerges, and it’s no different in the Internet of Things, where a recent survey described the situation as “complex and chaotic.” Semiconductor firm Micron Technology Inc. wants to change that with a unique approach that involves securing the hardware that makes […]

Dell EMC sells Spanning cloud backup business to private equity firm

Dell Technologies Inc. isn’t done playing chess with its many subsidiaries following last year’s massive acquisition of EMC Corp. Late last week, Dell EMC parted ways with its subsidiary company Spanning Cloud Apps LLC, selling it to the private equity firm Insight Venture Partners four years after it was first acquired by EMC Corp. Spanning […]

OpenStack deployments rise 44% as open source cloud platform matures

OpenStack, the free, open-source cloud computing software platform, is making good progress in the enterprise, staking its claim as a mature infrastructure technology platform with growing adoption rates and more production deployments than ever before. That’s according to a new user survey that shows almost two-thirds of deployments are now handling production workloads, while most users have adopted […]

Storage is the new battleground in cloud price wars

A new front is emerging in the cloud price wars, with vendors now battling it out in storage. According to new research from 451 Research LLC, other services, especially databases, will experience pricing pressure over the next year and a half. 451 Research’s latest Cloud Price Index reveals that object storage pricing has declined in every region, […]

Move over, Facebook: Elon Musk announces plans for technology to enable telepathic communication

Elon Musk’s latest company, Neuralink Corp., has announced its mission to create technology that can connect human brains with computers, with an end goal of telepathic communication. Musk is not shy about launching ambitious projects. The former PayPal Inc. founder is already involved in the space race with Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, and simultaneously […]

Microsoft launches new IoT services to simplify app development

Microsoft Corp. Thursday launched a fully managed Internet of Things as a service offering called IoT Central, giving enterprises what it said is an easy way to deploy Internet of Things applications without the need for any specialist expertise of their own. The company explained that IoT Central lets developers build software and hardware without any […]

Microsoft to allow Linux containers to run on Windows Server

Developers will soon be able to run Linux containers natively on Windows Server, Microsoft Corp. said at Dockercon 2017 Wednesday. Windows Server 2016 already provides support for Docker containers, but it’s a complicated process to run them because developers need to target Windows specifically. However, Microsoft said it’s adapting the resource isolation feature in its Hyper-V […]

Microsoft adds new building blocks to create applications that can see and hear

Microsoft Corp. added three new Cognitive Services building blocks to the Azure Portal application management console Wednesday, hoping to spur more apps that can see, hear, and interpret human modes of communication. The three services are Computer Vision API (application programming interface), Content Moderator and Face API. Microsoft has been building out its stock of Cognitive Services application […]

Oracle drops its flagship database into the Docker Store

Oracle Corp. is diving headlong into the software container game, teaming up with Docker Inc. to make its most popular products available in the Docker Store. Oracle said that its Oracle Database, Oracle MySQL, Oracle Java 8 SE Runtime Environment, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Coherence and Oracle Instant Client products are now all available as images […]

Mirantis combines OpenStack and Kubernetes in a single package with continuous update model

Private cloud infrastructure company Mirantis Inc., which offers commercially supported distributions of both OpenStack and Kubernetes for running applications on private clouds, is bundling the two platforms into a single package. The Sunnyvale, California-based company is also announcing a new deployment and update models that will ensure continuous updates for both platforms. Mirantis’ new distribution is […]