Andrii Degeler

Journalist and podcast host based in the Netherlands. Covering all things technology since 2007 for Tech.eu, Engadget, TNW, Ars Technica UK, the Kyiv Post, and more.

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Funded by Google’s journalism grant, VeriFlix takes on validating video content from citizen reporters

Belgian media startup Look Live Media has launched VeriFlix, an AI-powered platform for news organisations that gathers and sifts through user-generated video content in order to surface the best submissions and isolate fakes. Created in collaboration with and partly funded by Roularta Media Group, the project also received €400,000 from Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) […]

Germany’s XAIN raises €6 million for its blockchain-based AI network solution

Oxford-founded and Berlin-based startup XAIN AG has raised €6 million in a seed funding round led by Earlybird. The company, which won Porsche’s Blockchain Innovation Contest in 2017, is working on a blockchain-based protocol that would allow to securely control access to data, resources, and machines in IoT environments. Together with Porsche, the team of […]