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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Report from Nuance shows how healthcare professionals benefit from AI

Voice and language processing solutions company Nuance Communications Inc.  announced the results of a product study today that shows how much healthcare professionals can benefit from artificial intelligence. The company revealed the study during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 2017 conference as part of a presentation about the company’s use of AI. According […]

Informatica announces industry’s first intelligent healthcare data lake

Data management solutions and big data company Informatica LLC has announced the debut of the industry’s first intelligent data lake, a repository for raw data, that’s made specifically for healthcare. The healthcare industry sees a great deal of data from numerous sources, most of it unstructured and difficult to compile, curate and even store. Because of […]

IBM and Bosch link up to make industrial IoT easier

Computing industry giant IBM Corp. and the Bosch Group, a supplier of Internet of Things technologies, announced a collaboration today to make it easier for clients’ development and operations teams to manage IoT devices. As part of the partnership, Bosch will make its Bosch IoT Suite available on the IBM Bluemix cloud computing service and will […]

Two more major Japanese banks join funding for Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange

Tokyo-based bitFlyer Inc., Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange and blockchain financial technology company, today announced that three Japanese banking giants have joined in raising funds for the company. According to the press release, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. Venture Capital, Mizuho Capital Company—investment arms of Japanese “mega-banks” Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. and Mizuho Financial Group Inc., respectively—and […]

Google’s Chrome browser is getting virtual reality support

Google Inc.’s widely used Chrome web browser has received an upgrade that enables it to view virtual reality content using the WebVR standard. Most VR content requires the use of a headset to receive the full immersive effect of “being there” but mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets can use sensors to make them […]

First government-hosted blockchain hackathon focuses on healthcare

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has announced the first U.S. government-hosted developer contest that will focus on the use of open-source distributed ledger technology, or blockchain technology, in the healthcare industry. The contest, called the “Blockchain in Healthcare Code-A-Thon,” is planned to take place March 14-15 and winners will be announced during the DC Blockchain […]

Hashed Health raises $1.8M to bring the blockchain to healthcare

Nashville-based Hashed Health, a group leading a consortium of companies interested in bringing blockchain distributed ledger technology to the U.S. healthcare system, today announced an initial funding round of $1.8 million. The funding round was led by Martin Ventures and joined by Shanghai-based blockchain venture capital company Fenbushi Capital. Blockchain technology can be used to provide […]

Irish Funds, Deloitte build blockchain for investment returns reporting

Dublin-based international investment community representative the Irish Funds Industry Association is working with financial consulting firm Deloitte LLP to develop a blockchain system for regulatory reporting of investment returns to the Central Bank of Ireland. According to the announcement from Irish Funds, the project focuses on the Resident Investment Fund Returns (Money Market and Investment […]

Workers at city hall in Recife, Brazil get an AI assistant

Information technology workers who want to get help at city hall in Recife, Brazil, soon may get it, fittingly enough, from a machine rather than a human. Global IT outsourcing company Stefanini is providing a virtual assistant powered by artificial intelligence to information technology workers at city hall in Recife, Brazil. The virtual assistant, named Sophie, […]

Euclid Analytics taps Oracle Responsys to personalize retail shopping

Shopper behavior analysis firm Euclid Analytics Inc. today announced an integration with Oracle Corp.’s Responsys personalized automated email marketing platform to bridge the gap between online and offline shopping. Closing this gap would be particularly lucrative for physical stores because a lot of people use smartphones in stores. According to a study commissioned by Euclid Analytics, […]