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Kabuto releases a larger version of its smart suitcase

06.02.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Kabuto, the French startup that designs and sells smart suitcases, is releasing a new suitcase today. Called the Kabuto Trunk, this is the company’s biggest suitcase to date. Unlike smart suitcases from other brands, this isn’t just a suitcase with a battery in it. In particular, there’s a fingerprint reader located at the top of ...

Juliette Gréco, French chanteuse, dies at 93

French singer and recording star Juliette Gréco, whose career spanned more than six decades, died September 23 at her home in Ramatuelle, France. She was 93. Gréco was one of the few remaining living contemporaries to Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvo... ...

Explore the Catacombs of Paris with a virtual visit

Sure, the 41-minute virtual tour of the Winchester Mystery House is cool and all, but if you want to really go for spooky, turn off the lights and start exploring the underground ossuaries below Paris. While physically closed to the public during this time of coronavirus, the

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ star walks out in protest after Roman Polanski wins award

02.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

In a time when big Hollywood names like Harvey Weinstein are answering for their crimes, a festival jury can't expect to hand an award Roman Polanski without some backlash. After Polanski was announced as Best Director at the French Film Academy's C&... ...

This fleet of robots is incredibly efficient at parking and stacking cars in a busy airport

01.22.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Stanley Robotics has been developing autonomous fleets of robots that can stack and park cars since 2015. Today, they're helping Lyon airport offer a new and more efficient way to drop off and pick up vehicles.  Read more...More about France, Ro... ...

Paris: Police fire tear gas, water cannons on ‘yellow vest’ protest anniversary

In Paris on Saturday, police fired water cannons and tear gas on protesters who gathered to mark one year since the anti-government “yellow vest” demonstrations of 2018.

The gilet jaune protests got their name from the neon yellow high-visibility vests demonstrators wore, and reached a peack around November 2018 over spikes in fuel prices and the ...

Beautiful footage of Parisian life from more than 100 years ago

A clip from director Hugues Nancy's "Paris 1900, the City of Lights," featuring restored and colorized film footage from the fin de siècle. From C21Media:

Thanks to incredible archives restored and fully colorized, this film presents a previously unseen journey through time and space. Discover, Paris in 1900 at the time of the Exposition Universelle ...

Les gilets noirs: a French protest movement defending migrants’ rights

The gilets jaunes/yellow vests protest movement mobilized in France over a slate of grievances, led by President Macron's plan to meet emissions targets by punishing poor and a rural people, while dealing out massive favors to the country's wealthy elites. As the movement spread around the world, it took on different characters: sometimes lefty, ...

Waymo and Renault to explore autonomous mobility route in Paris region

Waymo and Renault are working with the Paris region to explore the possibility of establishing an autonomous transportation route between Charles De Gaulle airport and La Défense, a neighbourhood just outside of Paris city limits that plays host to a large number of businesses and skyscrapers, including a large shopping center. This is part of ...