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Paris is testing ‘noise radar’ that will automatically ticket loud cars

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links REUTERS/Charles Platiau Parisians with powerful cars might want to think carefully before showing off their rides. Parts of the city (most recently the suburb of Villeneuve-le-Roi) are testing a “noise radar” system from Bruitparif that can pinpoint loud vehicles and, eventually, ticket them. The system uses four microphones to triangulate […]

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Apple taps renowned artists for AR art walks

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple Apple has been pushing its way into the world of augmented reality for years. Now, it wants to get more users involved. Working with artists like Nick Cave, who you might remember from the Alan Wake soundtrack, Apple has installed AR art in public spaces in San Francisco, New […]

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Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ARMIN WEIGEL/AFP/Getty Images You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibility of using autonomous flying taxis to carry visitors […]

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Ubisoft is donating $564,000 to help rebuild Notre-Dame

Engadget RSS Feed Ubisoft Following the fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris this week, Ubisoft has pledged €500,000 ($564,000) to help restore the iconic church. The studio, which faithfully recreated Notre-Dame in Assassin’s Creed Unity, is also offering that game for free until April 25th on PC to honor the landmark. “We want to […]

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Notre-Dame Cathedral: 5 Things You Should Know

Mashable A fire blazed through the 856-year-old Parisian monument, doing irreparable damage to the gothic masterpiece. Here are 5 facts about the landmark you should know.  Read more… More about Mashable Video, Paris, Notre Dame Cathedral Fire, Notre Dame, and Culture Go to Source

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Crowds sang ‘Ave Maria’ in the streets of Paris as Notre-Dame Cathedral burned

Mashable People kneel on the pavement as they pray outside the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Image: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2019-04-16 14:30:33 UTC As crowds in Paris helplessly watched the Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames on Monday night, they joined together in song. While a beloved piece of the world’s history burned before their eyes, a […]

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Paris sues Airbnb over illegal rental ads

Engadget RSS Feed AP Photo/Thibault Camus France is determined to prevent home sharing services from allowing makeshift hotels, and that now includes court action. The city of Paris is suing Airbnb over 1,000 ads it says violate a law designed to limit homeowners to renting their places for no more than 120 days per year. […]

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‘Overwatch’ heads to Paris in latest map

Engadget RSS Feed Blizzard The newest Overwatch map replaces team-chat whine with fine wine. The Paris map is live right now for PC players in the PTR program, allowing battles to break out along the Seine. It’s an Assault map, and it features a few notable spots, including a cabaret, bakery and a grand palace […]

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Twitter and Fox Sports are making a live show for the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Engadget RSS Feed Following their partnership during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Twitter and Fox Sports are now teaming up on video content for another major FIFA sporting event. For the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which is being played in France this summer, Twitter and Fox Sports are bringing back their live soccer (er, […]

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Someone bought a piece of the Eiffel Tower for a rather large sum of money

Mashable The perfect souvenir from Paris. Image: Getty Images By Rachel Thompson2018-11-29 10:35:36 UTC The Eiffel Tower is extremely classy. Wouldn’t it be cool to own like, a little part of it?  A staircase, say.  Well, guess what, someone actually bought a section of the original Eiffel Tower staircase for a rather large sum of […]

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