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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Google beefs up Firebase to bring mobile development closer to the cloud

Google Inc. announced more cloud-based capabilities for its mobile and web application development framework Firebase today during the Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. According to the company, the platform will be getting new software development kit functions to offer a complete back-end serverless solution and the re-introduction of Firebase Storage rebranded as Cloud Storage for […]

CNN’s new virtual reality journalism unit brings the news to life

CNN has announced the official launch of its new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform within CNN Digital called CNNVR. The new unit will produce VR content designed around CNNs already existing news coverage to produce major news stories in 360-degree video, deliver live  streaming VR of breaking events and also produce weekly VR […]

Bitcoin ‘hybrid banking’ company Wirex raises $3 million

Online banking company Wirex Limited announced today that it has raised $3 million in a Series A funding round from leading Japanese financial services company SBI Group. Founded in 2014 and rebranded from E-Coin in 2016, Wirex provides customers prepaid virtual and plastic cards that can be filled with local money or cryptocurrencies such as […]

Conversable launches bots that learn better customer care from employees

Austin-based artificial intelligence company Conversable Inc. today announced the launch of its bot platform AQUA that’s intended to help employees improve customer service more easily. The bot, which stands for “Answer Questions Using Artificial intelligence,” allows businesses to deploy chat bots that can answer customer questions. And when questions cannot be answered, employees can update the bots […]

Zeality injects immersive, social VR content into mobile apps

Virtual reality and social engagement company Zeality Inc. announced the release of its Immersive Media Engine, a VR 360-degree video platform. With the IME, next-generation mobile apps can embed VR content and integrate it directly for enhanced user experience. On mobile devices, VR content can turn a smartphone into a “window” into another place and time. […]

DevOps meets Wall Street at upcoming ‘agile culture’ event in New York

The product studio Modus Create Inc. and the code repository GitHub Inc. will host the first DevOps Wall Street event Friday, March 3, in New York to bring more agile software and services development to finance. When an industry shifts from traditional development to DevOps it means learning to do things in new ways. This means integrating the […]

Phone offline? Peer-to-peer network developer Open Garden has an app for that

Open Garden Inc., developer of offline networking app FireChat, today announced the release of MeshKit, a peer-to-peer mesh networking platform that takes connectivity for offline phones to a new level. With MeshKit, a phone without a connection to a cellular network for data or voice can still connect to other nearby phones also running MeshKit […]

1oT announces worldwide cellular self-service platform for IoT devices

Internet of Things connectivity platform provider 1oT announced today it will launch its self-service cellular solution for the Internet of Things at Mobile World Congress 2017 next week. Built for small- and medium-sized startups, the 1oT Terminal platform is designed to allow scaling worldwide with connected devices and deploy using cellular networks with greater ease. Using […]

Qualcomm announces VR development kit, alliance with Leap Motion

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm Technology Inc. today introduced a new virtual reality development kit for the company’s Snapdragon 385 mobile platform and a collaboration with hand-tracking technology company Leap Motion Inc. To prepare developers for the advanced VR capability built into mobile devices released in 2017, the kit will include a software development kit for developers […]

GlobalSign brings high-volume security certificates to Internet of Things

Internet security and trusted identity certificate provider GlobalSign announced today that the company has launched its Managed Public Key Infrastructure Platform as a commercial service. With the capability to output certificates in large volume, this new platform can support the security needs of Internet of Things networks at scale. As a certificate authority, GlobalSign manages […]