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) […]

Israel-based taxi-app company Gett raises $80 million at $1.4 billion valuation

Editor’s note: This exclusive article from CTech (Asaf Shalev) was syndicated with permission. Gett, an Israel-based developer of a taxi-hailing app, announced Thursday an $80-million funding round from Volkswagen and other previous investors in a deal that takes the company’s valuation to $1.4 billion. The investment of cash brings Gett’s total equity funding to about […]