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

Apple launches end-to-end encryption for iCloud data

Apple today launched Advanced Data Protection, a new, optional end-to-end encryption scheme that prevents data in a customer’s iCloud from being decrypted on an “untrusted” device. C

Hunt Club injects AI and a network of experts into the recruitment process

Hunt Club, a senior talent recruiting platform powered by AI, today announced that it raised $40 million in a Series B round co-led by WestCap and Sator Grove. In an interview with TechCrunch, CEO Nic

Vaultree raises $12.8M to let companies more easily work with encrypted data

Several years ago, on a dairy farm in the small Irish village of Dundrum, four technologists — Maxim Dressler, Ryan Lasmaili, Shaun Mc Brearty and Tilo Weigandt — brainstormed solutions fo

Bosch shuts down its app store for AI-powered, internet-connected cameras

In 2018, appliance conglomerate Bosch created a startup, Security and Safety Things (or “SAST” for short), whose stated mission was to develop a platform to help developers create software

MetalSoft aims to help manage server infrastructure through automation

It’s tough in the current economic climate to hire and retain engineers focused on system admin, DevOps and network architecture. In a recent Gartner survey, IT executives cited talent shortages

NeuReality lands $35M to bring AI accelerator chips to market

The growing demand for AI, particularly generative AI (i.e., AI that generates images, text and more), is supercharging the AI inferencing chip market. Inferencing chips accelerate the AI inferencing

Expeto, a startup selling tools to manage private cellular networks, raises $12M

There’s a growing market for private cellular networks, or dedicated cell networks configured to support a company’s specific requirements within a confined area (think a warehouse or wind

How companies can slash ballooning SaaS costs

SaaS costs are rising, particularly for enterprise customers with lots of licenses. But there's ways to combat the climb.

Twelve Labs lands $12M for AI that understands the context of videos

To Jae Lee, a data scientist by training, it never made sense that video — which has become an enormous part of our lives, what with the rise of platforms like TikTok, Vimeo and YouTube —

Google shuts down Duplex on the Web, its attempt to bring AI smarts to retail sites and more

Google is shutting down Duplex on the Web, its AI-powered set of services that navigated sites to simplify the process of ordering food, purchasing movie tickets and more. According to a note on a Goo

Zylo, a SaaS management platform, raises $31.5M

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscriptions have become a fixture of the modern enterprise; organizations with more than 1,000 employees use over 150 SaaS apps on average, according to BetterCloud. Ful

Mozilla acquires Active Replica to build on its metaverse vision

An automated status updater for Slack isn’t the only thing Mozilla acquired this week. On Wednesday, the company announced that it snatched up Active Replica, a Vancouver-based startup developin

While anticipation builds for GPT-4, OpenAI quietly releases GPT-3.5

Released two years ago, OpenAI’s remarkably capable, if flawed, GPT-3 was perhaps the first to demonstrate that AI can write convincingly — if not perfectly — like a human. The succe

Amazon CodeCatalyst provides blueprints for collaborative app development

During a keynote at re:Invent 2022 today, Amazon announced CodeCatalyst, a service designed to take away the heavy lifting of working across different codebases, tools and environments to build apps.

Frore secures $100M, collabs with Intel to create a new way to cool processors

One of the top problems facing device manufacturers today is overheating hardware. The chips inside PCs generate heat, which — when allowed to build up — majorly hurts performance. Cooling

Spend management platform Teampay expands partnership with Mastercard, raises $47M

In 2016, Andrew Hoag, formerly a senior manager at Verisign and a web project lead at NASA’s Ames Research Center, founded Teampay, a platform that attempts to automate the software purchasing p

Deepgram lands new cash to grow its enterprise voice-recognition business

Deepgram, a company developing voice-recognition tech for the enterprise, today raised $47 million in new funding led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from Citi Ventures and Alkeon. An exte

Obrizum uses AI to build employee training modules out of existing content

The market for corporate training, which Allied Market Research estimates is worth over $400 billion, has grown substantially in recent years as companies realize the cost savings in upskilling their

Harvey, which uses AI to answer legal questions, lands cash from OpenAI

Harvey, a startup building what it describes as a “copilot for lawyers,” today emerged from stealth with $5 million in funding led by the OpenAI Startup Fund, the tranche through which Ope

Taktile raises $20M to help fintech companies test and deploy decision-making models

The logic behind many fintech companies’ automated decisions — decisions that determine whether a customer is approved for a credit line, for example — is hard-coded into their app&#8217
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