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

Morgan Stanley’s Mary Meeker Moves to Kleiner Perkins

Venture capital company Kleiner Perkins recently snatched influential tech analyst Mary Meeker from Morgan Stanley. Meeker has been involved in the tech scene for some time, and has provided the industry valuable information for many years.  There’s a very good reason Business Insider referred to her as Morgan Stanley’s star tech analyst. “Meeker has been […]

IBM and Samlink Ink New Agreement

IBM announced it has a signed a new agreement with Finnish banking and IT solutions provider Samlink to manage the company’s IT infrastructure across its more than 400 branch offices throughout the nation. The 28M euro and five-year agreement follows a previous one between the two companies which goes back to Nov. 2009, where IBM […]

Acer Planning to Jump into the Tablet Market

Today Acer announced its hopping on the ever-growing tablet trend, planning to launch 3 new touchscreen iPad counterparts next year, joining HP and Samsung and the Android tablet market.  There isn’t an official name, or even a price to any one of the upcoming devices, but the Taiwanese company had announced it will launch a […]

Microsoft Hires OSM Founder as Principal Architect for Bing Mobile

Steve Coast, the founder of OpenStreetMap – a project enabling users to draw over aerial imagery – has been hired by Microsoft for the role of Principal Architect at Bing Mobile in Seattle.  Microsoft will also be contributing free access to its global orthorectified aerial imagery to the OpenStreetMap project.  From Coast’s blog: “Today, OpenStreetMap […]

Apple Works Through the Holidays, Including Black Friday

Apple was never too eager to revamp its efforts towards Black Friday, the biggest shopping day in the U.S. where dozens of retailers take advantage of the yearly inventory purge. But lately they have been boosting their efforts to increase holiday sales, and meet demand. According to Taiwanese Digitimes magazine, Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn is […]

Facebook Home Seeks Residents, Staking Claim on Google Territory

It seems Facebook has one goal in mind, as it’s now heading towards getting users to make it their default homepage. The social network is taking the ‘portal approach.’  Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft did the same a decade ago, and it’s the same tactic Google is after, with a heady consumer-driven campaign. “Facebook’s push to […]

HP Shows Handsome Rise : Q4 Earnings Report

Today Hewlett-Packard released its fourth quarter earnings reports showing a handsome rise of $2.5 billion, or an 8% increase from last year’s Q4, bringing in a total of $33.3 billion in net revenue.  HP’s 2010 net revenue was $126.0 billion, as this figure had risen by 10% compared to last year. “Fourth quarter revenue was […]

HP demonstrating Enyo for Palm’s webOS

HP showcased  its upcoming, tablet-friendly JavaScript framework Enyo for mobile operating system webOS, released by Palm, which it has acquired earlier this April. Aimed to replace the already existing Mojo for 2011, Enyo carries improvements in three areas including performance, ease to use and the development of apps and UIs which can run on different […]

Valley Ventures Volley for Investments

According to a study released today and also covered here, venture capital investment in Silicon Valley is in a downturn last quarter due to high-value investments in already established and equally bright stars including social networking giants. “… while liquidity, usually in the form of mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings, has been improving, […]

Box.net Unveiling Update to Android App

Cloud content management solutions provider Box.net is unveiling an update to its Android app which carries fixes to stability issues, faster and more smooth app performance and of course, two new features  named ‘Create’ and ‘Upload’ connecting supporting devices directly to Box.  From their announcement: “With these updates, the Box app now interacts seamlessly with […]