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

Mimecast heads up Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for enterprise information archiving

Gartner Inc.’s latest Magic Quadrant for enterprise information archiving shows that Mimecast Ltd. is way out in front of a market that looks to be increasingly dominated by specialists in the field. It’s actually quite a competitive space too, with companies including Microsoft Corp., Proofpoint Inc., Global Relay Communications Inc., Veritas Technologies LLC and Smarsh […]

ClusterHQ, creator of the Flocker software container manager, shuts down

ClusterHQ Inc., the startup that developed the popular open-source software container manager Flocker, today said it’s shutting down operations immediately. The move comes as something of a surprise, since the company had raised $18 million in venture capital funding to propel its vision of stateful container data management technology. In an interview on SiliconANGLE’s mobile live […]

Google researchers develop a test for machine learning bias

A team of researchers at Google Inc. has developed a method for testing whether or not machine learning algorithms inject bias, such as gender or racial bias, into their decision-making processes. For some time, concerns have been raised about the possibility that machine learning algorithms are injecting bias into applications such as advertising, credit, education, […]

White House report mostly optimistic on economic impact of AI and automation

Artificial intelligence and automation have the potential to boost living standards and lead to an increase in people’s leisure hours, but could also lead to increased economic inequality, the White House said in a new report. The report, titled “Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy,” is a followup to an October report, “Preparing for the […]

Microsoft makes Office 365 more accessible to the visually impaired

Microsoft Corp. has made a number of improvements to Office 365, including making documents easier to read for those with poor eyesight. Announcing the updates, Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Office group, said the idea was to make content produced using the company’s productivity suite easier to access for the visually impaired. As […]

HPE, Cisco lead in cloud infrastructure, but Dell EMC and others are gaining fast

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. and Cisco Systems Inc. have led the field in the strategically important cloud infrastructure equipment market for years, but now they face new challengers for dominance in Dell EMC and makers of unbranded gear. Synergy Research Group, which tracks the market, released data on Monday that shows HPE narrowly maintained its lead […]

BlackBerry posts small profit as software and services strategy takes shape

BlackBerry Ltd. posted a small profit despite reporting declining revenues on Tuesday, but Chief Executive Officer John Chen insisted that the company would finally break even next quarter. The former smartphone maker-cum-software developer reported a fiscal third-quarter profit of one cent per share, ahead of Wall Street’s expectations of a two-cent loss. That gain was […]

Qualcomm joins the Xen Project to promote ARM-based clouds & servers

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has joined the advisory board of the Xen Project, an initiative that aims to further the development and support of the open-source Xen hypervisor and its related components. The Xen Project’s advisory board is a group of companies that have pledged their commitment to the “market and technical success of the Xen […]

Report: DevOps adoption accelerates, creating a new bottleneck

DevOps is growing popular with enterprises because it helps to speed up software development through its emphasis on cooperation between developers and IT operations. But despite this acceleration, many enterprises fail to get new software releases out of the door any faster because of a new problem called that “QA wall” that’s holding things back. […]

Report: As Big Data analytics matures, it’s rising dramatically in the cloud

Big Data might not get as much press as it used to, but a new study by AtScale suggests that it’s rapidly maturing as analytics software and services explode in the cloud. AtScale, a specialist in business intelligence on Hadoop, last week published its “Big Data Maturity Survey” of 2,550 big data professionals at 1,400 […]