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

Big Data Holds Big Interest for SMEs

A new poll conducted on behalf of SAP shows that small to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are quickly waking up to the competitive advantage afforded by big data, and are apparently doing so even faster than their larger, multinational competitors. The online survey, which was carried out by Harris Interactive, quizzed a total of 154 C-suite […]

Future Big Data: What’s to Be Paranoid About?

There have been plenty of columns written in the last few months about the amazing potential of Big Data and what it holds for the future, but little has been said about the dangers that could be lurking behind this mass of information. While stories about Big Brother being able to track your every move […]

Instagram, SlideShare and More Added to HootSuite’s App Directory

Social media management service HootSuite, which boasts some 4 million users and is employed by no less than 79 of the world’s Fortune 100 companies, has just updated its App Directory to include apps for the popular photo sharing service Instagram, as well as SlideShare, Zuum and Edocr. Hootsuite, for those who didn’t know, is […]

Pinterest Fans Will be Disappointed if No Android App Appears at Google I/O

Pinterest, the popular social interest website, has been notably absent from Android phones up until now, but fans were hopeful that that was about to change following reports the online giant is set to make an appearance at Google’s I/O developer conference in San Francisco this week. The rumor was first sparked by Ausdroid, an […]

Healthy Big Data: It’s a Lifesaver!

It’s not just big businesses that can benefit from harnessing data to streamline their operations. There’s more potential for big data analysis than simply making big profits – with a little creativity, it can also be used to help save lives, as a number of hospitals have discovered in recent months. One of the most […]

CliQr Unveils Potential Solution to Cloud Vendor Lock-In

Right up there with security concerns, vendor lock-in has for a long time been cited as one of the major problems faced by companies looking into cloud migration and adoption. Not only that, but switching vendors and migrating any signficant amount of data can be time consuming and hideously expensive. Now, though, a small upstart […]

Photo Discovery Evolves With New Instagram Explore Update

Instagram has received an update for the first time since Facebook snapped up the popular photo-filter app in a $1 billion deal back in April of this year. The upgrade has been rolled out on both the iOS and Android versions of the application, which is now available as version 2.5 and 1.1.4. The changes […]

HTC Pulls Out of Brazil; Set to Focus on Asian Markets

HTC announced on Saturday that it’s shutting down its Sao Paolo offices and pulling out of Brazil altogether, in the face of intensifying competition in what is one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone markets. The move, which was first reported by the Brazilian magazine Exame, means that the Taiwanese manufacturer will not be going […]

After Buying and Closing Glancee, Facebook Debuts Radar to Find Friends Nearby

Stalkers will love this one. Apparently, Facebook has quietly gone and added a sneaky new ‘radar’ feature to their mobile website and apps, called “Find Friends Nearby.”  As expected, the new feature does exactly what it claims – it allows Facebook users to look up who’s nearby and add them as friends. Somewhat intriguingly, given […]

Another Blue Ribbon Supercomputer for IBM

IBM’s Sequoia is now officially the fastest supercomputer in the world, beating down Japan’s Fujitusu-made K Computer into second place by some distance, according to a new list published by Top500. Sequoia, which is installed at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, sees the US return to the pole position […]