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

Google says it just costs too much to provide wage data in gender pay gap case

Google Inc. is continuing to resist a demand from the U.S. Department of Labor that it provides data on its employee’s salaries, in a months-long case where it was accused of gender pay discrimination. On Friday, representatives of the company told a federal court that complying with Labor’s request would be too much of a […]

Startup uses AI to create programs from simple screenshots

Artificial intelligence is threatening worker’s jobs in dozens of different professions, from manufacturing and legal to banking and driving, and many more. Now, it’s time to add programming to that list. A new neural network being built by a Danish startup called UIzard Technologies IVS has created an application that can transform raw designs of graphical user interfaces into […]

Qualcomm settles with BlackBerry, but its legal troubles keep piling up

Embattled mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc. last week wrapped up one of its long-running legal cases only to be immediately slapped with a new one, this time by its own shareholders. First up, Qualcomm said on Friday it had finalized its settlement over royalty payments with BlackBerry Ltd., the onetime leader in the smartphone market. […]

Joining party, Microsoft says its cloud services now comply with EU data regulations

Microsoft Corp. said it now has the means for its cloud customers to stay in compliance of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, which is set to come into force next year. When it’s ushered in a year, GDPR will enforce greater privacy controls over how EU residents’ data can be […]

Mashape and RapidAPI merge to create world’s biggest application programming interface mart

Application programming interface distributors RapidAPI and Mashape Inc. have announced a merger that will create what they claim is the world’s largest application program interface marketplace. RapidAPI is based in San Francisco, and has established itself as a hub for developers to find and connect to APIs and manage multiple APIs from a single location. […]

Rackspace buys TriCore Solutions for its application management smarts

Rackspace Inc. has bought its way into the enterprise resource planning market with the acquisition of application management software company TriCore Solutions Inc. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed, but Rackspace said the deal is the largest in its history. Rackspace completed the acquisition less than six months after it too was acquired by […]

Qubole incorporates machine learning to automate big data workloads

Big data as a service company Qubole Inc. kicked off its 2017 Data Platforms Conference with the launch today of what it says is the world’s first “autonomous data platform.” The new platform is designed to help enterprises scale their big data teams and projects by automating many tedious and time-consuming tasks that were previously […]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 beta adds new security, performance enhancements

Red Hat Inc. said its upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 release will come with a number of new features aimed at boosting security and performance. The company has just released a beta version of RHEL 7.4, giving organizations the chance to preview some of those new features. Improved security is the main headline here. RHEL […]

Former EarthLink chief Joe Eazor named Rackspace’s new CEO

Rackspace Inc. has ended its hunt for a new chief executive officer, appointing industry stalwart Joe Eazor into the role. Eazor (pictured) replaces previous CEO Taylor Rhodes, who resigned earlier this month, and will begin his new job on June 12 when he takes over from interim CEO and current President Jeff Cotton. In a […]

Smartsheet raises $52.1M to automate collaboration in the enterprise

Collaboration software supplier Smartsheet Inc. today announced it has raised $52.1 million in a Series F funding round led by existing investor Insight Venture Partners. The money will be used to accelerate Smartsheet’s investments in product, sales and marketing, and infrastructure to support increasing demand for its platform, the company said. Smartsheet offers a “collaborative work […]