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

Oracle drops its flagship database into the Docker Store

Oracle Corp. is diving headlong into the software container game, teaming up with Docker Inc. to make its most popular products available in the Docker Store. Oracle said that its Oracle Database, Oracle MySQL, Oracle Java 8 SE Runtime Environment, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Coherence and Oracle Instant Client products are now all available as images […]

Mirantis combines OpenStack and Kubernetes in a single package with continuous update model

Private cloud infrastructure company Mirantis Inc., which offers commercially supported distributions of both OpenStack and Kubernetes for running applications on private clouds, is bundling the two platforms into a single package. The Sunnyvale, California-based company is also announcing a new deployment and update models that will ensure continuous updates for both platforms. Mirantis’ new distribution is […]

Facebook’s Caffe2 framework brings AI to low-power mobile devices

Aiming to bring artificial intelligence to low-power mobile devices so they can recognize objects in images, Facebook Inc. released into open source a new deep learning framework at its F8 developer conference Tuesday. Called Caffe2, it’s the successor to its original deep learning framework Caffe, which was developed alongside researchers at Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research […]

Intel stops funding OpenStack initiative, but remains as ‘committed’ as ever

Intel Corp. has turned its back on a major OpenStack initiative it founded with Rackspace Inc., but all parties concerned nonetheless insist that there’s no problem, and Intel said it remains committed to the open-source project. Fortune reported over the weekend that Intel has decided to stop providing funding to something called the OpenStack Innovation […]

Fastly’s launches edge cloud platform to speed up content delivery at the network edge

Fastly Inc. is expanding beyond its content delivery network roots with the introduction of a new “edge cloud” platform that offers a range of new capabilities for developers at the edge of the network. Fastly was founded in 2011 and has proven to be a massive hit among publishers, as its platform provides them with […]

Continuum Analytics’ Anaconda data science platform gets IBM Power boost

IBM Corp. is making the Anaconda data science platform available on its Cognitive Systems platform in collaboration with Continuum Analytics. In addition, the company announced the formation of a machine learning work group within the OpenPOWER Foundation. The group, which includes Google Inc., will work to define machine learning frameworks compatible with OpenPOWER and also […]

In new update, Microsoft Flow gets more streamlined approvals

Microsoft Corp. today updated its Flow task automation tool with new capabilities that among other things speed up the approval process. Microsoft launched Flow in November as a competing platform to the popular workflow automation service IFTTT, which stands for “If This Then That.” IFTTT is a web service that uses configurable templates, called “recipes,” to […]

Princeton researchers may have just won the ad blocking war – for now, anyway

A Princeton University researcher may have just dealt Facebook Inc. a sucker punch in its war against ad blockers, creating a new tool that goes undetected by the company’s anti-ad-blocking software. Computer scientist Arvind Narayanan and Princeton undergraduate Grant Storey have created a new kind of ad blocker that works in a similar way to […]

Google quietly launches a new job applicant tracking service

Google Inc. has quietly introduced a new job advertising service called “Google Hire” that appears to have been developed by Bebop, a startup created by VMware Inc. co-founder Diane Greene that the search giant acquired in 2015. Neither company has made any official announcement, Bebop’s website is now advertising job vacancies at the hire.withgoogle.com domain, […]

Report: Struggling database provider Basho said to be looking for a buyer

Basho Technologies Inc., the company that develops the popular Riak NoSQL database, is looking to sell itself after seeing its growth stall, according to reports. The Register cites a “source close to Basho” as saying that the company is “working on a sales process,” without providing any details on potential buyers. Basho began life back […]