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

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. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/17/notre-dame-fire-apple-ubisoft-assassins-creed-unity/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D828%252C435%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C841%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-04%252F95c60d60-6130-11e9-bfbe-9db127442dc2%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D607c9090f9a227cda208c2cb8d710de3866df74e&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=48436b38eef6b15af6df059fbae6e60c1d44ac0e

Game of Thrones’ season 8 premiere was pirated almost 55 million times in the first 24 hours

Game of Thrones returned to HBO with some of its highest ratings yet last Sunday, but even those numbers were dwarfed by an even bigger audience. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/17/18412159/game-of-thrones-got-season-8-premiere-pirated-55-million-times-first-24-hours-hbohttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63574151/gameofthrones15_39.0.0.jpg

Apple may be developing a Tile-like tracking tag

Apple might be preparing to move into Tile’s territory, as it’s reportedly developing a physical tag you’d be able to attach to any object to track its location. It’s also working on an app that will essentially merge Find My Friends and Find My iPhone, according to 9to5 Mac. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/17/apple-tile-tracker-find-my-iphone-replacement/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D2000%252C1149%252C0%252C59%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C919%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-04%252F422da220-6122-11e9-bcab-14f697cad1b2%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D34e0b844d907791ea3d5edb348648622d493efee&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=c5e823e3fefe349a245230dae62086f866ca9560

Microsoft didn’t want to sell its facial recognition tech to California police

When it comes to facial recognition, it seems Microsoft truly has been trying to do good. Company president Brad Smith has revealed that the tech giant recently turned down a request from law enforcement to equip officers’ cars and body cameras with face recognition tech. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/17/microsoft-facial-recognition-california-police/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D4909%252C3057%252C0%252C215%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C996%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-04%252F8c36d6a0-60fc-11e9-bff3-cafa68905d76%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D86b57bb9112ac65eba425352887f268309711cfe&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=b46eb126e6a7184d4a860262d01a348196c03630

Artificial intelligence is on the brink of a ‘diversity disaster’

The lack of diversity within artificial intelligence is pushing the field to a dangerous “tipping point,” according to new research from the AI Now Institute. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/17/artificial-intelligence-diversity-disaster/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D5600%252C3900%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1114%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-04%252Fc2f919b0-6100-11e9-b7bf-6cd96ce9ac90%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Dea7c7100d12e606f910bc3db40ca90943ccef2b1&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=ba826a85f384445c6d1a40fd7dd31f3b718cc319