Vera wants to use AI to cull generative models’ worst behaviors

Liz O’Sullivan is on a mission to make AI “a little bit safer,” in her own words. A member of the National AI Advisory Committee, which drafts recommendations to the White House and

EU unveils tougher industry Code to combat disinformation

The European Commission has just taken the wraps off a beefed up industry Code of Practice for tackling online disinformation across the EU. Signatories to the Code — who include tech giants lik

This Week in Apps: Google Play gets new rules, Apple launches app marketing tools, EU looks to rein in tech giants

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, wi

Three-year old startup Vera scores huge deal to protect all of GE’s IP

When Box landed GE as a customer in 2014, it marked a turning point for the cloud content management company, giving them momentum ahead of their IPO. Three years later, Vera, a data rights manageme

Vera announces support for automated Office 365 document security

Vera, the company that secures documents in motion, regardless of the type, announced automated protection for Office 365 documents stored in OneDrive for Business or SharePoint today. Today’s

Vera Lands $17 Million Series B Led By Sutter Hill Ventures

Vera, the cloud service that wants to protect data regardless of where it’s stored or used, announced a $17 million Series B today led by Sutter Hill Ventures. That may not seem unusual, but co

Vera Joins Forces With Dropbox And Okta On Secure File Sharing

Vera, a secure file transfer company announced an agreement today with Dropbox and Okta to offer customers a way to transfer files in a secure fashion from end to end. While Dropbox, Vera and Okta ma