Kyt Dotson

Kyt Dotson

Kyt Dotson is a Senior Editor at SiliconAngle and works to cover beats surrounding DevOps, security, gaming, and cutting edge technology. Before joining SiliconAngle, Kyt worked as a software engineer starting at Motorola in Q&A to eventually settle at Pets911.com where he helped build a vast database for pet adoption and a lost and found system. Kyt is a published author who writes science fiction and fantasy works that incorporate ideas from modern-day technological innovation and explore the outcome of living with those technologies.

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Alibaba and Australia Post will combat counterfeit food with blockchain

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is teaming up with parcel shipment company Australia Post to combat fake food in China using blockchain technology. The partnership also includes natural health company Blackmores and professional services adviser PricewaterhouseCoopers as part of an attempt to curb the rising tide of dangerous, counterfeit food. China has seen […]

Synechron launches AI tools to accelerate financial technology

Financial services consulting and technology services provider Synechron Inc. has launched a set of artificial intelligence-based solutions for the industry. Dubbed “Neo,” the company’s solution includes 14 core application services designed to tackle complex business challenges such as fraud, margin call management, consumer insights, advice extraction generation and executive summaries. Neo’s solution applications, called AI […]

Atlassian powers up collaboration suite productivity with Trello integration

Cloud-based workplace collaboration software provider Atlassian Corporation Plc announced today that a huge suite of its products will be getting a boost from Trello Inc., the maker of a powerful visual product management productivity dashboard that Atlassian bought in January. Trello’s “Power-Ups,” or add-ons, will be integrated into Atlassian’s entire digital collaboration ecosystem, including Jira, Confluence, […]

BestSign and BitFury Group to protect electronic documents with blockchain

The BitFury Group, a world leading blockchain service provider, has announced a partnership with Chinese electronic document company BestSign. With this agreement, BitFury plans to bring its expertise in distributed cryptographic ledger technology, also called blockchain technology, to power BestSign’s electronic document signing platform. A blockchain can be used to provide auditable, time-stamped verification that […]

British telecom company Openreach turns to virtual reality to recruit field engineers

Showing that virtual reality isn’t just about fun and games, digital infrastructure operator Openreach, subsidiary of United Kingdom-based telecommunications industry services company BT Group plc, announced its intent to show new recruits what it’s like to conduct repairs using immersive 3D. In a large expansion push, the company expects to hire 1,500 trainees in a […]

Illinois watchdog becomes first US state regulator to join blockchain consortium

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has become the first U.S. state-level financial regulatory body to join the R3CEV LLC blockchain consortium. The consortium represents a number of large banks working together to develop financial technology based on the globally distributed ledger system called the blockchain, which can be used to record and […]

GitLab gets more social, buying open source developer community Gitter

Open-source development lifecycle tool provider GitLab B.V. on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Gitter, a community hub platform for open-source developers. GitLab also announced that it will release Gitter’s code as open-source software. This includes the web application and mobile apps. Such a move will allow the developer community at large to create and deploy Gitter […]

Now hear this: Dirac Research grabs $4.8M to boost audio in virtual reality

Sweden-based Dirac Research AB, a leader in sound enhancement technology, on Tuesday announced a $4.8 million investment to develop the next generation of augmented and virtual reality audio technology. The first thing that comes to mind when most people encounter virtual reality is how the experience is going to look: the 360-degree video experience and […]

Alibaba leads $18M investment in car navigation augmented reality outfit WayRay

Switzerland-based augmented reality navigation startup WayRay SA today announced it has closed a $18 million funding round led by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Along with the Series B funding news, WayRay also announced a partnership with Alibaba-funded connected car startup Banma Technologies Co. Ltd. to develop new AR car navigation and infotainment systems. […]

Blockstack’s decentralized app platform comes to Amazon Web Services

New York-based Blockstack Inc. Thursday announced the release of its blockchain app infrastructure on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace and its fastsync technology that brings nodes, or self-contained virtual servers that secure transactions, to life faster than ever before. This will allow developers using Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud service to rapidly spin up nodes that use Blockstack’s infrastructure […]