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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Swiping in VR: Worldpay demos credit card payments in virtual reality

London-based Worldpay, one of the world’s leading payment processing companies, on Thursday revealed a demonstration showing how people could make credit card payments in virtual reality. Using credit cards may not be the most exciting thing that people might do in VR, to say the least. But being able to pay for things – and doing […]

Twilio announces Functions to simplify communication application development

Cloud communications platform Twilio Inc. today announced the release of Twilio Functions, a serverless environment designed for software developers to build and run communications applications. Using Functions, developers and businesses need not worry about building out, configuring and scaling web infrastructure for messaging applications. Through Functions, Twilio’s own cloud acts as host for applications written by […]

Developers take control of customer communications with Twilio Proxy and Engagement Cloud

Twilio Inc., a cloud communications platform for developers, today announced the release of Twilio Proxy, a new application programming interface designed to manage private text and voice conversations between customers and mobile workers. The company announced the release of the Proxy platform at its Signal developer conference taking place in San Francisco over the next […]

Digital currency wallet Jaxx brings on 70 blockchain partners

Toronto-based Decentral, the developer of digital currency wallet Jaxx, today announced a massive integration expansion encompassing over 70 new partners and blockchain projects, exchanges and platforms. Jaxx is a multiplatform wallet solution that crosses web and mobile allowing users to store and access a large number of digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Blockchains, or […]

IBM launches blockchain accelerator program for enterprise

IBM Corp. announced today the launch of the IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator program to give select enterprise developers bring blockchain networks into production faster. The accelerator is the first program available from IBM and will give developers access to technological support, legal and business expertise in distributed ledger technology and IBM’s own blockchain ecosystem. In […]

Kittyhawk launches comprehensive commercial drone platform

Real-time drone operations app provider Kittyhawk.io Inc. announced today the launch of its drone flight management platform Flight Deck. The Flight Deck platform seeks to lighten the load on commercial drone pilots by bringing in-flight controls and functions alongside Kittyhawk’s existing operations capabilities. Drone pilots already use the platform for pre-flight planning and checklists before […]

Tile raises $25M to help people keep track of their things

Smart location and Internet of Things solutions company Tile Inc. announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding. The funding round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Founded in 2013, Tile launched its first products in 2014 with a goal to help people who keep losing their stuff to find it […]

Signzy Technologies mixes IBM Watson and blockchain to reduce financial fraud

In a bid to make it easier for the banking industry to keep track of customer identity, IBM Corp. announced Thursday that Bangalore, India-based financial firm Signzy Technologies Pvt. Ltd. will use IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capability with IBM Blockchain services to develop a digital trust platform. The two technologies together would be used to assist banks […]

Vivid Vision raises $2.2M to use virtual reality to treat vision disorders

As cheaper virtual reality headsets continue to enter the market, many manufacturers have been working on solutions to open up the platforms to more people with vision problems. Just like eyeglasses, VR rigs can be outfitted with prescription lenses. But what if a VR headset could be used to help correct a vision problem? San […]

Online review engagement company Podium raises $32M

Utah-based startup Podium, an online reputation management company that bridges the gap between customer reviews and customer service, announced today a Series A funding round that raised $32 million. Podium Corp. Inc.’s flagship product is a software as a service system that provides aggregation, analysis and management of customer reviews across numerous sites. This is done […]