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 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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China’s Huawei signs deal with Gemalto to hasten smart cities and homes

Chinese multinational telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. today announced a deal with digital security outfit Gemalto SA that’s aimed at making it easier for businesses to build applications for smart cities, connected cars and intelligent homes. Now, partners using Huawei’s OceanConnect platform for Internet of Things applications will be able to connect to any mobile operator […]

VLC media player brings 360-degree video support to everyone

VideoLAN’s extremely popular VLC media player, which is capable of playing virtually any format on almost any platform, recently released a technical preview of the player’s next capability: 360-degree video. To make 360-degree video formats available on VLC player, VideoLAN teamed up with San Francisco-based Giroptic Inc., which makes a 2K video, 4K photo-capable virtual reality camera […]

Blockchain-based document authentication solution launches next week

Blockchain authentication company Factom Inc. will demonstrate an integrated physical document verification and authentication solution called dLoc next week. The demonstration, in partnership with Internet of Things platform provider Smartrac N.V., will come at the trade show Trustech in Cannes Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. Factom is a well-known blockchain technology service provider that uses the distributed ledger technology to […]

Cybersecurity firm Optiv files for IPO to raise $100M

Cybersecurity solutions company Optiv Security Inc. on Friday quietly filed for a $100 million initial public offering. The company is majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP. IPO underwriters include Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs & Co., Barclays Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. While the SEC filing revealed that the company plans to raise $100 million, the […]

DADI unveils content management system for personalized experiences

DADI+ Ltd. wants to use machine learning to help businesses more easily create personalized online experiences. To that end, the London-based company has just announced the general availability of the open source application programming interface for its platform. The DADI platform is billed as a next-generation content management system aimed at businesses of all sizes, from […]

Perforce acquires Seapine to expand into application lifecycle management

Version control and source code management company Perforce Software Inc. just announced its acquisition of Seapine Software Inc., a provider of application lifecycle management solutions, to expand its portfolio of enterprise developer and designer tools. From the drawing board to under the customer’s fingers, developing and deploying an application passes through many hands in the […]

Graphics processor services coming to Google Cloud in 2017

Google Inc. early next year will start offering graphics processing unit chips as a computing service alongside the standard processors in its cloud computing platform, in an effort to make it easier for enterprises to use machine learning. While central processing unit chips such as Intel Corp.’s are commonly used for versatile, general-purpose computing problems, GPUs […]

PwC’s Vulcan fuses three blockchain providers into one fintech solution

Financial technology consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers today announced the release of its new fintech platform, Vulcan Digital Asset Services, designed to put the power of digital tokens in the hands of business and the enterprise. To make this all happen, PwC’s Vulcan platform is built in conjunction with digital identity company Netki, enterprise blockchain solutions provider […]

IMAX raises $50 million fund to jumpstart move into virtual reality

IMAX Corp., the cinema technology company best known for its theaters with giant screens and 3D technology, has completed the first phase of a $50 million virtual reality fund. Investing alongside IMAX other partners include Acer Inc., one of the world’s premium hardware and manufacturing companies; and Creative Artists Agency, the world’s leading entertainment and […]

xMatters DevOps platform links with Zendesk marketplace

xMatters Inc. announced today that the DevOps communication automation platform’s capabilities have been integrated into Zendesk’s marketplace. Headquartered in San Francisco, Zendesk Inc. is a customer service platform provider that builds software to improve customer engagement. This integration with xMatters adds enterprise-level features that quickly notify the right on-call resources, at the right time, and […]