Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher is a staff writer for SiliconANGLE covering all things enterprise and fresh. Her work takes her from the bowels of the corporate network up to the great free ranges of the open-source ecosystem and back on a daily basis, with the occasional pit stop in the world of end-users. She is especially passionate about cloud computing and data analytics, although she also has a soft spot for stories that diverge from the beaten track to provide a more unique perspective on the complexities of the industry.

Latest from Maria Deutscher

NEA leads $40M round into data processing startup Reltio

The typical enterprise collects data from multiple sources as part of its analytics efforts, but they’re often handled separately, which can make it difficult to see the big picture. Reltio Inc. has spent the past six years working to change that. The Redwood Shores, California-based startup is shifting its efforts into high gear today with the […]

Actian fuses its products into a multi-purpose database

Actian Corp. is shaking up its product lineup to address the changes taking place in the analytics market. The highlight of its announcement today is a new database released into general availability that blends two of the company’s most important products into a single package. Ingres, the first component, is a transactional database designed to handle […]

Analytics startup LeanDNA nabs $4.5M to make factories more efficient

In the manufacturing world, the discussion around analytics focuses mainly on how sensory measurements from the factory floor can help streamline production. But it’s only one of several areas where modern data-crunching tools are proving useful. Another is supply chain management, which is where LeanDNA Inc. is focusing its efforts. The Austin-based startup today announced it […]

Oracle picks up Dutch development automation startup Wercker

Three months after buying application connectivity specalist Apiary Inc., Oracle Corp. is bolstering its development automation lineup with another acquisition. The database giant today announced that it has purchased Wercker B.V, an Amsterdam-based startup focused on easing the task of turning raw code into functioning applications. Its namesake cloud platform provides the ability to create automated […]

Uber reveals its numbers: Bookings reached $20B in 2016 but losses mounted

Despite a series of high-profile missteps, Uber Technologies Inc. is rapidly growing its global ride-hailing empire, but at the expense of multibillion-dollar losses. That’s the main highlight of the company’s first public financial disclosure, which was shared with Bloomberg Friday. Under generally accepted accounting principles, Uber claims to have seen the value of the car bookings […]

Apple receives license to test self-driving cars in California

If there was any remaining doubt about whether Apple Inc. is truly looking to enter the auto market, it was all but dispelled last week. Word came out on Friday that the technology giant has received regulatory permission to test self-driving vehicles in California. The news was revealed by an entry on the website of the […]

Baidu buys computer vision startup founded by Magic Leap veterans

Like Google Inc., Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. is investing heavily in building out its artificial intelligence capabilities. The company announced on Thursday that it has acquired a U.S.-based startup called xPerception Technology Inc. as part of the effort. Founded by two former employees of Magic Leap Inc., the buzzy augmented reality startup, xPerception was […]

Armed with $36M, LiDAR startup Luminar takes on the self-driving car market

Competition in the emerging self-driving car segment focuses in large part on the sensory equipment that allows vehicles to understand their surroundings. One of the newest contenders is Luminar Technologies Inc., a startup led by 22-year-old physicist Austin Russell that has raised $36 million in funding. Russell and his team hit the scene today after […]

GoTenna raises $7.5M for its off-grid communications devices

Carriers are constantly working to improve the range and quality of their wireless coverage, but many areas still lack reliable network access. In such locations, there’s a need for alternative communications options that a Brooklyn-based startup called goTenna Inc. is working to address. Its mission has attracted a $7.5 million investment today from Union Square Ventures, […]

Mark Shuttleworth to retake the helm at Canonical amid reported layoffs

Seven years after stepping down as chief executive of Canonical Ltd., founder Mark Shuttleworth is returning to the helm. He’s taking over the reins from Jane Silber, who has been with the Linux software distributor through practically its entire its 13-year history and had served as chief operating officer until assuming the top post in […]