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.

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Microsoft claims its new tools make language models safer to use

Timed to align with Build 2022, Microsoft today open sourced tools and datasets designed to audit AI-powered content moderation systems and automatically write tests highlighting potential bugs in AI

When big AI labs refuse to open source their models, the community steps in

Benchmarks are as important a measure of progress in AI as they are for the rest of the software industry. But when the benchmark results come from corporations, secrecy very often prevents the commun

Fetcher raises $27M to automate aspects of job candidate sourcing

Reflecting the growing investor interest in HR technology startups, Fetcher, the talent acquisition platform formerly known as Scout, today closed a $27 million Series B funding round led by Tola Capi

Everstream Analytics secures new cash to predict supply chain disruptions

Everstream Analytics, a supply chain insights and risk analytics startup, today announced that it raised $24 million in a Series A round led by Morgan Stanley Investment Management with participation

Heartex raises $25M for its AI-focused, open source data labeling platform

Heartex, a startup that bills itself as an “open source” platform for data labeling, today announced that it landed $25 million in a Series A funding round led by Redpoint Ventures. Unusua

Glean aims to help employees surface info across sprawling enterprise systems

At enterprises of a certain size, keeping track of data including apps, employees, and projects becomes increasingly challenging. According to McKinsey, employees spend 1.8 hours every day — 9.3

Tractian, which uses AI to monitor industrial equipment, raises $15M

Tractian, a startup developing a product to monitor the status of machines and electrical infrastructure, today announced that it closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by Next47, with partic

Pipedream lands $20M to connect disparate apps

Software integrations can be challenging. While serverless functions-as-a-service (FaaS) products like AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions and CloudFlare Workers can help ease the complexity, they aren

AI-powered construction management platform Buildots lands $60M

In the construction industry, managers can become disconnected from what’s happening on-site — particularly when dealing with pandemic-related disruptions. Among the top hurdles are stayin

Real-time database startup Imply reaches unicorn status with $100M infusion

The desire to extract value from enterprise data has only grown as the pandemic prompts organizations to digitize their operations. But organizations often lack the right set of tools to do so. Accord

A.Team emerges from stealth with a gig marketplace for product specialists

The gig economy has, to use a well-worn word, disrupted industries from ride-hailing to quick-service restaurants. Contract work has its downsides, namely on the pay and benefits side of the equation.

Fashinza, a B2B supply chain marketplace for fashion brands, raises $100M

The pandemic has majorly affected the global supply chain, with 60% of U.S. adults in an August 2021 Gallup survey saying that they’ve been unable to get a product they wanted in the past two mo

Keelvar raises $24M to automate procurement in the supply chain

Keelvar closed a $24 million Series B funding round led by 83North with participation from Elephant, Mosaic, and Paua.

Marketing data management platform Claravine nabs $16M

Claravine, a self-described marketing data platform, today announced that it raised $16 million in a Series B round led by Five Elms Capital with participation from Grayhawk Capital, Next Frontier Cap

Akuity raises $20M to simplify Kubernetes container management

Akuity, a provider of app delivery software for Kubernetes, today announced that it closed a $20 million Series A funding round led by Lead Edge Capital and Decibel Partners, bringing Akuity’s t

Inflection AI, led by LinkedIn and DeepMind co-founders, raises $225M to transform computer-human interactions

Inflection AI, the machine learning startup headed by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and founding DeepMind member Mustafa Suleyman, has secured $225 million in equity financing, according to a filin

DeepMind’s new AI can perform over 600 tasks, from playing games to controlling robots

The ultimate achievement to some in the AI industry is creating a system with artificial general intelligence (AGI), or the ability to understand and learn any task that a human can. Long relegated to

Tidio raises $25M to automate customer service interactions

During the pandemic especially, it’s become overwhelming for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to answer all of their customer service requests. A Freshworks survey found that companies

Bubbles aims to supercharge chats with async video messaging

Bubbles, a startup that pitches its platform as the “anti-Zoom” for video messaging, today announced that it closed an $8.5 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures, Craft Ventures, St

Customer service automation startup Lang lands $15M

The customer experience is one of the most important focus areas for businesses. According to PwC, among all customers, 73% point to experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions, be
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