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US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

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A group of college students who were in during a 2016 terrorist attack are turning their grief into to fight

and several University of California, classmates were in Nice two years ago when a man plowed a truck through a crowd, killing 86 people. They've built a startup called that creates digital tools to help investigators, human rights workers and others tackle sanctions evasion, corruption, and other global

is using one of their tools to verify the authenticity of photographs documenting the massacre of Rohingya in

The students hope to turn their into a for-profit company. Banerjee says they were inspired to act after having to rely on each other and the people of Nice during the chaotic hours after the attack.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 01:05 IST