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

Google details its latest language model and AI Test Kitchen, a showcase for AI research

During the first of two Google I/O keynotes this week, Google announced LaMDA 2, the follow-up to an AI system, LaMDA, that the company introduced at Google I/O 2021. Short for Language Models for Dia

Data observability startup Observe secures $70M

Software apps are increasingly cloud-based, distributed and updated at a breakneck pace. They’re growing more complex, in other words, which is becoming a major challenge for dev teams. A survey

Predibase exits stealth with a low-code platform for building AI models

Predibase, a startup developing a low-code platform for building, training and deploying AI systems, has raised $16.25M in venture funding to fuel customer acquisition and growth.

Salesforce acquires Troops.ai to make useful Slack bots

Proving that there’s an appetite for bots, Salesforce today announced that it will acquire Troops.ai, a bot-based service that integrates with Slack to make it easier for sales teams to retrieve

Tenyx raises $15M to build more intelligent voice-based customer service AI

Automating customer service tasks, particularly those that require agents to speak with customers on the phone, is something of a holy grail in the enterprise. According to a survey by OnePoll commiss

OtterTune, which taps AI to optimize databases, raises $12M

Databases are in wide use today, powering the apps that people use every day for work and play. But they can be challenging to build, configure and maintain — particularly as their usage continu

SirionLabs lands $85M to inject contract management with automation

Contract lifecycle management (CLM), the method of managing a contract from initiation through award, compliance and renewal, can be costly for companies. World Commerce and Contracting estimates the

WizeHire lands fresh cash to expand its SMB-focused hiring platform

WizeHire, a hiring service for small- and medium-sized (SMB) businesses, has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Tiger Global, with participation from Amplo and Mercury. The tranche

Cloudflare heads effort to make JavaScript environments interoperable

Cloudflare today announced that it’s collaborating with Deno, the development company behind the eponymous Deno runtime, and individual contributors of the Node.js open source project to create

Business intelligence and analytics firm Pyramid Analytics raises $120M

Business intelligence is an increasingly well-funded category in the software-as-a-service market. By handling large amounts of data to analyze and benchmark lines of business, BI promises to help ide

Perceptron: AI bias can arise from annotation instructions

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron (previously D

As interest rates rise, startups and VCs are playing a new game

It’s a mess out there for startups that have only known summer. Winter is not coming; it’s here.

Shopify acquires shipping logistics startup Deliverr for $2.1B

Shopify today announced that it will acquire Deliverr, a San Francisco, California-based e-commerce fulfillment startup, for $2.1 billion in cash and stock. The deal, rumors of which were reported in

AutoRabit, which develops tooling for Salesforce CRM devs, lands $26M

AutoRabit, which provides CI/CD tools for Salesforce customer dev teams, today announced that it raised $26 million in a Series B funding round led by Full In Partners, bringing the startup’s to

Tailscale lands $100 million to ‘transform’ enterprise VPNs with mesh technology

Zero trust security is an emerging paradigm in enterprise IT. It means that no one is trusted by default from inside or outside a network and verification is required from everyone trying to gain acce

Mandates disappear, but mask detection tech has left its mark

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when mask mandates became commonplace both in public and in private, tech vendors began selling products they claimed could detect whether someone was weari

Mosyle rides its device management software to the bank, raising $196M

Mosyle, a mobile device management platform for Apple devices, today announced that it raised $196 million in a Series B funding round led by Insight Partners with participation from StepStone Group a

Valence raises $25M to track team performance with continuous reviews

Valence, a growing teamwork platform, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series A round led by Insight Partners. Co-founder and CEO Parker Mitchell said that the tranche will be used to t

Galileo emerges from stealth to streamline AI model development

As the use of AI becomes more common throughout the enterprise, the demand for products that make it easier to inspect, discover and fix critical AI errors is increasing. After all, AI is costly &#821

Kintent aims to automate away enterprise compliance tasks

Kintent, a startup providing enterprise compliance and security solutions, today announced that it raised $18 million in a Series A round led by OpenView with participation from Tola Capital at a $64
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