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

Airbnb rebrands as Aibiying to go after the Chinese market

The controversial hospitality firm Airbnb Inc. is gunning for China’s rapidly growing growing travel market with a rebranding, more investment and more staff hires in the country. The biggest news is the name change. Airbnb will henceforth be known as “Aibiying” (爱彼迎) in China, which translates as “welcome each other with love,” the company said […]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 hardens security in final release

Red Hat Inc. launched version 6.9 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform on Tuesday, an incremental update that offers improved security capabilities. Red Hat’s enterprise platform is actually already at version 7, which the company describes as its “leading edge.” However, it continues to add new features to RHEL 6 as well, even though […]

Microsoft customizes Windows 10 for China’s government

Microsoft Corp. has paved the way for Windows 10 in China after finishing a customized version of the operating system for government and state-owned businesses. China has long been a problematic market for Microsoft. The market’s size is so enormous that no tech company can ignore it, but Microsoft has had to contend with numerous […]

ARM unveils new microprocessor designs for AI and machine learning

Smartphone chip designer ARM Holdings plc showed off its latest microprocessor design today, touting its ability to support intelligent systems in everything from phones and personal computers to connected cars and more. The new multi-core, micro-architecture goes by the name of DynamIQ, and will serve as the foundation for the next generation of Cortex-A processors, […]

IBM boosts hybrid cloud play with new partnerships, storage offering

IBM Corp. said Monday it’s working with Red Hat Inc. to speed up adoption of the open-source cloud computing platform OpenStack and make it easier for enterprises to migrate their Linux computing workloads into private clouds. To that end, IBM said it’s making Red Hat’s OpenStack and Ceph Storage solutions available on the IBM Private Cloud […]

IBM partners with Dalian Wanda to bring Watson and cloud services to China

IBM Corp. is teaming up with Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd. to take another crack the Middle Kingdom’s cloud computing market. The two companies plan to form a joint entity called the Wanda Cloud Co. that will begin offering services from 2018, IBM said at its InterConnect conference Monday. Dalian Wanda is an enormous entity […]

Report: Microsoft starts blocking updates for Windows 7 & 8.1 on newer PCs

Microsoft Corp. could be about to upset a few Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users, as it appears it will now enforce a new support policy outlined last year that means newer personal computers are no longer eligible for security updates. A new Microsoft support document says PCs equipped with the latest processors from AMD […]

Intel announces Optane, the first solid-state drive based on its 3D Xpoint memory

Intel Corp. on Sunday announced an entirely new kind of storage device based on its new 3D Xpoint memory technology that’s designed to bridge the gap between low-cost NAND memory typically found in all-flash storage systems and the higher-performance memory known as DRAM. The Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X is a solid-state drive designed for data […]

Microsoft adds faster virtual machines to its Azure cloud

Microsoft Corp. has added a new series of virtual machines to its Azure cloud platform that are aimed at tackling cloud-based workloads with high storage requirements. The new VMs, or computers emulated in software that can be run on a variety of data center or cloud systems, are called the L Series for Storage, and […]

Adobe pulls off another strong quarter thanks to Creative Cloud growth

Marketing and creative cloud software provider Adobe Systems Inc. reported increased profits in its first quarter thanks to higher recurring revenues from its Creative Cloud suite. The maker of Photoshop and Illustrator, which has pivoted in recent years toward becoming a software-as-a-service force in marketing services as well, said its earnings topped $398 million, or […]