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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Huffington Post’s Data-Journalism Midterm Coverage now with Real-Time “Election Board” Enabled by Viralheat

The Huffington Post has rolled out a brand new web application designed to place visitors directly at the center of midterm elections analysis: their brand new dashboard style “Election Board.” The Election Board displays numerous different charts in keeping with current polling—updated in real time—by mining the depths of social networks for how the population […]

What’s Behind the Real Facebook Smartphone Line?

As the biggest social network across the Internet, Facebook has a lot of people to reach. And the current usage evidence shows that people really want to let their friends what’s going on even when they’re not near a computer—so that means mobile devices. The result: Facebook has plans for its own smartphones in the […]

Comcast in Holding Pattern with Clearwire Investments

Wednesday, Comcast’s Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis said that the cable giant is not likely to increase its stake in the wireless broadband provider. While Comcast has invested in Clearwire in the past and they own almost 9% of the company they’re not looking for more. The Wall Street Journal’s Digits blog brings us this […] Making Slideshow Music Videos Easy for Three Years and Counting

In the news today, just had a birthday bash and a cake with three candles. Animoto is an online resource and application set that allows users to collage together their photos and video then combine it with a soundtrack and text messages. Their engine filters the submitted elements through a randomizing engine and applies […]

Zynga Supports Over 215 Million Monthly Visitors and Keeps Growing

The popularity of Zynga’s online gaming market has been explosive, almost exponential. They have marched virtually unopposed into near dominance of the social gaming market through deals with Google and Facebook. They’re the innovation engine behind such incredibly trendy games like Farmville and Frontierville. Farmville itself got the strange distinction of exceeding the userbase of […]

Sony PlayStation Android Phone Finally in the Works?

Sony Ericsson appears poised to introduce an Android 3.0 gaming platform phone according to an exclusive scoop at Engadget, Here’s what we can tell you about the hardware: if you’re a gaming fan, this is exactly the kind of phone you’ve been waiting for. The device is described as cross between the Samsung Captivate and […]

MetroPCS’s LTE Network Goes Live, Just for the MySpace Crowd. Good For Them.

Right now, in the midst of other 4G roll-outs, MetroPCS has launched the Samsung Craft handset and their first LTE network in Las Vegas. However, as some have noted, this is a no-frills operation that rolls out the new technology to give better bandwidth and stability to already existing apps. This doesn’t quite sit well […]

If Big Finance Wants to Switch from BlackBerry to Android/iPhone They Should Roll Their Own Networking Apps First

There have been some rumblings in the industry, especially th finance and big banking, of allowing employees to use their own phones for intra-office communication—in this case: allowing them to use iPhones or Android phones. This move has been spoken about due to the potential financial windfall that these companies could see by not having […]

MySQL 5.5 Release Candidate Announced by Oracle

It’s OracleWorld 2010 time but that’s not slowing Oracle’s worldly developments like their continued innovations to MySQL. As part of their recent announcement, Oracle has a lot to say about the developments of this highly favored open source database server software, We continue to invest in MySQL technology and support the thriving MySQL user community,” […]

VLC Media Player Comes to iPad, Play More Formats

Due to a relaxation of the app policy, iPads now have the ability to play a great deal more formats with the inclusion of a VLC Media Player app. The popular open-source software will permit iPad customers a gigantic variety of video formats not previously available to them. ReadWriteWeb reports, With the free VLC app, […]