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

Red Hat brings OpenShift Dedicated to Google’s cloud

Red Hat Inc. is stepping up its push to bring software containers and Kubernetes to the enterprise with the launch today of OpenShift Dedicated on the Google Cloud Platform. OpenShift Dedicated is Red Hat’s specialized container management platform, which was first released as a standalone offering at the tail end of last year. It’s built […]

Microsoft Research’s top female scientists predict the next 10 years in tech

Computers that can see, vastly improved language translation and the disappearance of the traditional app search box: Those are among the list of predictions in tech for the next decade that Microsoft’s research department has offered up. But if those predictions aren’t entirely surprising, their origin is unique: Microsoft specifically asked its top 17 women researchers how they […]

Microsoft updates R Server with machine learning capabilities

Microsoft has just released a new version of its R Server analytics platform, the headline act in a number of announcements Wednesday that touch on databases, data analytics and cloud management. R Server 9.0 is a specialized product aimed at data scientists working with large sets of information. The software is able to analyze data both in […]

Google says it will be running on 100% renewable energy by next year

Google Inc. has said it’s on track to use all renewable energy for all of its operations, including its data centers and offices, by early next year. The milestone means Google will have achieved its stated goal a full eight years ahead of schedule, after having initially planned to get there by the year 2025. […]

Aiming to spur Internet of Things apps, Microsoft adds Kafka software support to its Azure cloud

Microsoft Corp. has just made it a little easier to build Internet of Things applications that rely on the popular open-source Apache Kafka streaming data ingestion engine. The company has just released a tool called Kafka Connect for Azure IoT Hub, which is an open-source connector that allows for telemetry data to be fed into […]

Microsoft to close on LinkedIn acquisition in days after EU grants approval

Microsoft Corp. is on the verge of completing its blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. after the European Union finally agreed to give the deal the thumbs-up. EU regulators said Tuesday that they had granted approval for the deal, after agencies in the U.S., Canada, Brazil and South Africa had all given it the […]

Samsung scores big win against Apple in patent infringement case

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. won a key courtroom battle against its rival Apple Inc. Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a $399 million judgment against it for copying parts of the iPhone design in its own devices. The ruling, which went 8-0 against Apple, means that the long-running case between the two smartphone […]

HPE launches new ‘micro data center’ for computing at the network’s edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. on Monday launched a new “micro data center” aimed at companies using both their own servers and software and cloud computing to do heavy-duty data analysis. Announced at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas Monday, HPE’s new converged information technology and facilities platform marries management control with data center […]

Report: Cybersecurity confidence among IT pros fell in 2016

Information technology security practitioners are less confident about their cybersecurity readiness than they were 12 months ago, according to a new report from Tenable Network Security Inc. The IT security firm’s “2017 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card” surveyed 700 security professionals regarding a number of key indicators to come up with a global index score […]

IBM, Intel, Microsoft object to Chinese demands for their source code

IBM Corp., Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp. have all filed objections with the Chinese government after it requested they hand over the source code for some of their most important software products. The objection comes after China passed a tough new cybersecurity law last month that requires foreign technology companies doing business in the country […]