Kyle Wiggers

Kyle Wiggers

Senior Reporter, Enterprise

Kyle Wiggers is a senior reporter at TechCrunch with a special interest in artificial intelligence. His writing has appeared in VentureBeat and Digital Trends, as well as a range of gadget blogs including Android Police, Android Authority, Droid-Life, and XDA-Developers. He lives in Brooklyn with his partner, a piano educator, and dabbles in piano himself occasionally — if mostly unsuccessfully.

The Latest from Kyle Wiggers

Women in AI: Anna Korhonen studies the intersection between linguistics and AI

To give AI-focused women academics and others their well-deserved — and overdue — time in the spotlight, TechCrunch has been publishing a series of interviews focused on remarkable women who’ve

Boston Dynamics unveils a new robot, controversy over MKBHD, and layoffs at Tesla

Welcome, folks, to Week in Review (WiR), TechCrunch’s weekly news recap. The weather’s getting hotter — but not quite as hot as the generative AI space, which saw a slew of new model

Women in AI: Ewa Luger explores how AI affects culture — and vice versa

Ewa Luger, profiled as part of TechCrunch's series on women in AI, is co-director at the Institute of Design Informatics.

This Week in AI: When ‘open source’ isn’t so open

Keeping up with an industry as fast-moving as AI is a tall order. So until an AI can do it for you, here’s a handy roundup of recent stories in the world of machine learning, along with notable re

Women in AI: Allison Cohen on building responsible AI projects

Alison Cohen, profiled as part of TechCrunch's series on women in AI, is a senior AI projects manager at Mila, a Quebec-based AI research group.

Webflow acquires Intellimize to add AI-powered webpage personalization

Webflow, a web design and hosting platform that’s raised over $330 million at a $4 billion valuation, is expanding into a new sector: marketing optimization. Today, Webflow announced that it acq

Hugging Face releases a benchmark for testing generative AI on health tasks

Hugging Face has published a new leaderboard and benchmark for evaluating generative AI models on health-related tasks and questions.

Meta releases Llama 3, claims it’s among the best open models available

Meta has released the latest entry in its Llama series of open generative AI models: Llama 3. Or, more accurately, the company has debuted two models in its new Llama 3 family, with the rest to come

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fines BloomTech for false claims

The CFPB is permanently banning BloomTech from consumer lending activities and its CEO, Austen Allred, from student lending for a period of 10 years.

Intel and others commit to building open generative AI tools for the enterprise

Intel and other tech heavyweights say they'll work together to build open generative AI tools for businesses, as part of a new Linux Foundation organization.

Evolution Equity Partners raises $1.1B for new cybersecurity and AI fund

Evolution Equity Partners, a growth capital firm based in NYC, has raised $1.1 billion for a new cyber- and AI-focused fund.

GovDash aims to help businesses use AI to land government contracts

Tim Goltser and Curtis Mason have been building things together since high school, when the two were the co-captains of their school’s robotics team. In college, Goltser and Mason teamed up to c

Apple lawsuit behind it, chip startup Rivos plots its next moves

The long-term goal with Rivos is to build chips primarily for servers that can handle intensive data analytics and AI workloads, including generative AI workloads.

Investors are growing increasingly weary of AI

A new report from Stanford's Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) found that global investment in AI fell for the second year in a row in 2023.

Adobe’s working on generative video, too

Adobe says it’s building an AI model to generate video. But it’s not revealing when this model will launch, exactly — or much about it besides the fact that it exists. Offered as an

Draftboard lets companies list referral bonuses for anyone

Companies that offer role referral bonuses do so with the assumption that their employees know their work culture — and a role’s requirements — best. But what if companies were to op

Generative AI is coming for healthcare, and not everyone’s thrilled

The broad enthusiasm for generative AI is reflected in the investments in GenAI efforts targeting healthcare. But is healthcare-focused generative AI ready for prime time?

Tesla drops prices, Meta confirms Llama 3 release, and Apple allows emulators in the App Store

Heya, folks, welcome to Week in Review (WiR), TechCrunch’s regular newsletter that recaps the past few days in tech. Google’s annual enterprise-focused dev conference, Google Cloud Next, d

Vana plans to let users rent out their Reddit data to train AI

In the generative AI boom, data is the new oil. So why shouldn’t you be able to sell your own? From Big Tech firms to startups, AI makers are licensing e-books, images, videos, audio and more fr

OpenAI makes ChatGPT ‘more direct, less verbose’

ChatGPT, OpenAI’s viral AI-powered chatbot, just got a big upgrade. OpenAI announced today that premium ChatGPT users — customers paying for ChatGPT Plus, Team or Enterprise — can no
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