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

Will Microsoft’s Tablet Challenge the iPad or the Kindle Fire?

Following months of uncertainty, speculation is rife that Microsoft is about to unveil  its own tablet as the company looks to take a chunk out of either Apple’s or Amazon’s pie with its own branded device. It’s been revealed that Microsoft has scheduled an event for next Monday, June 18 at 3.30 pm PST  in […]

Amazon Steps Up Cloud Support as Rivals Play Catch Up

Amazon is rapidly embracing its new persona as a tech vendor following the initial success of its Amazon Web Services. Yesterday, the company offered up a whole new host of improved support offerings for its public cloud-based web services, including lower costs for its premium support plans, as well as improved chat functionality, security features […]

Humans Make Poor Spam Filters – LinkedIn Alert Ignored by Thousands

In yet another setback for LinkedIn, it’s been revealed thousands of email alerts sent out by the company in response to last week’s password scandal have been wrongly marked as spam. The news probably doesn’t come as that much of a surprise – following such a glaring security breach, it’s to be expected that many […]

Bored with Apple, Samsung Declares War on Facebook Instead

Samsung getting fed up of copying making phones perhaps? Or do they genuinely believe they can do what the likes of Google and Apple have miserably failed to achieve? Either way, reports from Korea that the electronics and just-about-everything-else giant is planning to launch a social networking service to rival Facebook are sure to raise […]

Flame and Stuxnet Malware were “Parallel Projects”

Security experts have revealed that the creators of the Flame malware and the notorious Stuxnet worm, the two deadliest malicious programs ever discovered, likely collaborated with one another during their development, to the extent that they even used the same source code. The revelation will no doubt lead conspiracy theorists to point the finger of […]

TechEd 2012: Microsoft Showcases Windows Server 2012 as “Cloud OS”

While Apple is grabbing all the headlines with its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, there is another little get together taking place on the other side of the country. Microsoft’s TechEd North American conference kicked off yesterday with a wide ranging keynote session as it attempted to pitch its new services to various Fortune […]

Twitter Shows Facebook How to Make It In Mobile

Facebook could learn a thing or two from Twitter, it would seem. One of the major concerns being voiced by Facebook chiefs in recent weeks is how its future advertising revenues might be negatively affected as more users embrace mobile devices – but as far as Twitter are concerned, such a shift is not going […]

Global Spread of Facebook Continues, Even as Growth Rate Slows

Facebook’s quest for world dominance continues to gather pace, with the latest stats from the World Map of Social Networks showing that the platform has now become the number one choice for Brazilian netizens, beating down Orkut into second place. Vincenzo Cosenza’s World Map of Social Networks, which gathers data from Alexa and Google Trends […]

No Dropbox Promo for AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S III Users

When Samsung first unveiled its new Galaxy S III smartphone, one of the perks presented by the company was the offer of 50GB of free cloud-based storage, available for two years on Dropbox, trumping a similar offer on the HTC One which only gave users 25GB of storage. Now however, it looks as if Samsung […]

Agony for Apple in Australian Court Battles

Yesterday was a bad day at the office for the folks at Apple Australia, with the tech giant being fined AU$2.25 million for misleading consumers over its new iPad 4, while it faces a new court action from rivals Samsung Electronics over allegations concerning four of its patents. Apple Australia agreed on Thursday to pay […]