The winners of the 2012 Knight News Challenge have been announced! They include which aggregates live mobile video streams of breaking news events, an online organizing platform helping disaster-stricken communities quickly launch recovery efforts, a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks/competitor sites, Watchup:  an iPad app that helps users find and watch high-quality news videos, Behavio: an open-source platform that uses sensors to track people’s real world behavior, and Tor Project: which enables journalists to communicate safely with sources. The six companies were awarded with a $1.37 million grant aimed at accelerating their growth.

[Source: TheNextWeb]