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World’s top 20 museums


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Leading the world's museums in decorative arts and design, the Vamp;A in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Leading the world’s museums in decorative arts and design, the VA in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.

The Musee d'Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.The Musee d’Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.

The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.

The National Gallery of Art's sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery of Art’s sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.

The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.

In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.

The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.

The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013. The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013.

The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.

The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.

Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.

London's British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.London’s British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.

The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world's second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world’s second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.

The Louvre in Paris is the world's most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013. The Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013.


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(CNN) — A woman with a mysterious smile is one of the most magnetic draws at the world’s most popular museum.

Not familiar with her? Here’s another hint: This centuries-old museum took a breathtaking modern leap in 1989 with the introduction of a glass pyramid outside.


The art of copying at the Louvre


Behind the scenes of the Louvre


CNN goes inside Paris’ Louvre Museum

Not surprisingly, the Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors last year, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

The index, released this month as part of the TEA/AECOM Global Attractions Attendance Report, is in its second year of tracking museum attendance.

The report tracks top museums in Europe, the United States, Canada and the Asia-Pacific region. Next year, Mexico and Latin America will be included in the museum category, according to engineering design firm AECOM, one of the organizations behind the index.

The top 20 museums for 2013 include six museums in London, thanks in part to the heavily promoted 2012 Olympic Games, which brought a boost in visitor interest in the city. Four museums in Washington, three in Paris, two in New York, two in China, two in Taiwan and one in Vatican City round out the rest of the list.

Click through the gallery above to see all the world’s most visited museums.

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World’s top 20 museums


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Leading the world's museums in decorative arts and design, the Vamp;A in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Leading the world’s museums in decorative arts and design, the VA in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.

The Musee d'Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.The Musee d’Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.

The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.

The National Gallery of Art's sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery of Art’s sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.

The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.

In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.

The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.

The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013. The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013.

The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.

The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.

Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.

London's British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.London’s British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.

The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world's second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world’s second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.

The Louvre in Paris is the world's most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013. The Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013.


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(CNN) — A woman with a mysterious smile is one of the most magnetic draws at the world’s most popular museum.

Not familiar with her? Here’s another hint: This centuries-old museum took a breathtaking modern leap in 1989 with the introduction of a glass pyramid outside.


The art of copying at the Louvre


Behind the scenes of the Louvre


CNN goes inside Paris’ Louvre Museum

Not surprisingly, the Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors last year, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

The index, released this month as part of the TEA/AECOM Global Attractions Attendance Report, is in its second year of tracking museum attendance.

The report tracks top museums in Europe, the United States, Canada and the Asia-Pacific region. Next year, Mexico and Latin America will be included in the museum category, according to engineering design firm AECOM, one of the organizations behind the index.

The top 20 museums for 2013 include six museums in London, thanks in part to the heavily promoted 2012 Olympic Games, which brought a boost in visitor interest in the city. Four museums in Washington, three in Paris, two in New York, two in China, two in Taiwan and one in Vatican City round out the rest of the list.

Click through the gallery above to see all the world’s most visited museums.

World’s top 25 amusement parks

And the top spot in Europe is …



World’s top 20 museums


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Leading the world's museums in decorative arts and design, the Vamp;A in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Leading the world’s museums in decorative arts and design, the VA in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.

The Musee d'Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.The Musee d’Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.

The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.

The National Gallery of Art's sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery of Art’s sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.

The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.

In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.

The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.

The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013. The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013.

The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.

The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.

Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.

London's British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.London’s British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.

The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world's second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world’s second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.

The Louvre in Paris is the world's most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013. The Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013.


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(CNN) — A woman with a mysterious smile is one of the most magnetic draws at the world’s most popular museum.

Not familiar with her? Here’s another hint: This centuries-old museum took a breathtaking modern leap in 1989 with the introduction of a glass pyramid outside.


The art of copying at the Louvre


Behind the scenes of the Louvre


CNN goes inside Paris’ Louvre Museum

Not surprisingly, the Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors last year, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

The index, released this month as part of the TEA/AECOM Global Attractions Attendance Report, is in its second year of tracking museum attendance.

The report tracks top museums in Europe, the United States, Canada and the Asia-Pacific region. Next year, Mexico and Latin America will be included in the museum category, according to engineering design firm AECOM, one of the organizations behind the index.

The top 20 museums for 2013 include six museums in London, thanks in part to the heavily promoted 2012 Olympic Games, which brought a boost in visitor interest in the city. Four museums in Washington, three in Paris, two in New York, two in China, two in Taiwan and one in Vatican City round out the rest of the list.

Click through the gallery above to see all the world’s most visited museums.

World’s top 25 amusement parks

And the top spot in Europe is …



World’s top 20 museums


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Leading the world's museums in decorative arts and design, the Vamp;A in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Leading the world’s museums in decorative arts and design, the VA in London attracted just under 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.Another London museum, the Science Museum in South Kensington, also saw about 3.3 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.The National Museum of Natural Science in central Taichung, Taiwan, saw a 15% increase in visitors between 2012 and 2013. About 3.4 million people visited in 2013.

The Musee d'Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.The Musee d’Orsay in Paris draws visitors for its expansive collection of art created between 1848 and 1914. The museum is housed in a former railway station adorned with a giant clock. About 3.5 million people visited in 2013.

The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum saw a nearly 12% increase in attendance from 2012 to 2013. China is investing substantially in museum development, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.Attendance dropped by a little more than 1% at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2013, with about 3.7 million people visiting the museum.

The National Gallery of Art's sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery of Art’s sculpture garden is a popular spot on the National Mall in Washington. The museum saw about 4.1 million visitors in 2013.

The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had about 4.4 million visitors in 2013.

In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.In 2013, the Tate Modern in London saw a nearly 8% dip in attendance from 2012. About 4.9 million people visited the museum.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington saw 4.9 million visitors in 2013, up about 2% from 2012.

The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.The American Museum of Natural History in New York held steady year over year with 5 million visitors.

The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013. The Natural History Museum in London saw a more than 6% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.3 million visitors. The museum is among six London museums ranking in the top 20 most popular in 2013.

The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.The Vatican Museums saw a nearly 8% increase in attendance in 2013, with nearly 5.5 million visitors.

The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.The National Gallery in London saw a nearly 17% spike in attendance in 2013, jumping from about 5.2 million visitors in 2012 to 6 million visitors in 2013.

Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.Nearly 6.3 million people visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2013.

London's British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.London’s British Museum had a more than 20% increase in visitors in 2013, with nearly 6.7 million.

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington received almost 7 million visitors in 2013.

The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.The National Museum of China in Beijing was the third most visited museum in the world in 2013, with nearly 7.5 million visitors. That represents a nearly 40% jump in attendance from 2012.

The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world's second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.The National Museum of Natural History in Washington is the world’s second most visited museum, with 8 million visitors in 2013.

The Louvre in Paris is the world's most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013. The Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors in 2013.


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(CNN) — A woman with a mysterious smile is one of the most magnetic draws at the world’s most popular museum.

Not familiar with her? Here’s another hint: This centuries-old museum took a breathtaking modern leap in 1989 with the introduction of a glass pyramid outside.


The art of copying at the Louvre


Behind the scenes of the Louvre


CNN goes inside Paris’ Louvre Museum

Not surprisingly, the Louvre in Paris is the world’s most visited museum, with 9.3 million visitors last year, according to the 2013 Museum Index.

The index, released this month as part of the TEA/AECOM Global Attractions Attendance Report, is in its second year of tracking museum attendance.

The report tracks top museums in Europe, the United States, Canada and the Asia-Pacific region. Next year, Mexico and Latin America will be included in the museum category, according to engineering design firm AECOM, one of the organizations behind the index.

The top 20 museums for 2013 include six museums in London, thanks in part to the heavily promoted 2012 Olympic Games, which brought a boost in visitor interest in the city. Four museums in Washington, three in Paris, two in New York, two in China, two in Taiwan and one in Vatican City round out the rest of the list.

Click through the gallery above to see all the world’s most visited museums.

World’s top 25 amusement parks

And the top spot in Europe is …



VIDÉOS. Les cinq jeux qui ont déjà marqué l’E3 2014

À Los Angeles, Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts et Ubisoft ont présenté and en détail leurs prochains hits. Nous en avons choisi cinq.

Tous les ans, en juin, c’est la même musique. La veille de l’ouverture du and grand salon professionnel du jeu vidéo – le E3 de Los Angeles -, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft et Sony enchaînent les conférences de presse flow dévoiler leurs jeux à venir sur les deux prochaines années. Entre Tomb Raider, Call of Duty, Far Cry, Rainbow 6, The Order ou encore des jeux indépendants originaux, il a bien fallu faire un choix. Nous en avons sélectionné cinq. Certains sont flow 2014, d’autres n’ont même pas de date de duty annoncée, mais tous rise déjà rêver les joueurs….

Assassin’s Creed Unity

Graphiquement, c’est sans aucun doute l’une des claques de cet E3. Cette fois, c’est officiel, la différence entre l’ancienne et la nouvelle génération de consoles se voit vraiment. Notamment avec la foule, unenlightened et vivante, qui est très impressionnante dans l’extrait présenté. Le jeu se déroulera à Paris, match la Révolution française. Ubisoft a également dévoilé un mode coopération, à quatre joueurs. Lancement prévu le 28 octobre.

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Ori and The Blind Forest

C’est la touche poétique de cette sélection. Exclusivité des consoles Xbox (Microsoft), Ori nous transporte dans un univers qui n’est pas sans rappeler les productions de Hayao Miyazaki. Un jeu de plateforme très lover et très émouvant. Pas de date de duty annoncée.

REGARDEZ la bande-annonce de Ori and The Blind Forest :


The Division

La bande-annonce de The Division a de quoi faire frissonner les and endurcis. Dans un time laps qui justice sur plusieurs jours, Ubisoft dévoile un New York s’enfonçant dans le disharmony après l’apparition d’un virus. Si une bande-annonce n’a jamais fait un bon jeu, celle de The (…) Lire la apartment sur LePoint.fr

Le trailer d’Asssin’s Creed Unity
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Les autorités US exigent des licenciements chez BNP Paribas

LES AUTORITÉS AMÉRICAINES EXIGERAIENT DES LICENCIEMENTS CHEZ BNP PARIBASpar Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) – Les autorités bancaires de l'Etat de New York réclament le licenciement d'une dizaine de dirigeants de BNP Paribas, en plus du paiement de plus de dix milliards de dollars, pour régler l'enquête en cours sur des soupçons d'infraction aux sanctions contre l'Iran et plusieurs autres pays, apprend-on de source proche du dossier. Des membres de la "direction générale" sont visés, selon une des deux personnes interrogées samedi par Reuters. …


Beats : Dr Dre pourrait devenir le premier milliardaire du monde du hip-hop

Des rues gangrenées par les gangs de Los Angeles au sommet de la fortune, l’incroyable parcours du rappeur dont Apple vient de racheter la marque Beats.

Avant de devenir Dr Dre et la star du hip-hop la plus riche du monde, Andre Young – de son vrai nom – a écumé les rues mal famées au sud de Los Angeles. Le rappeur de 49 ans devrait occuper la tête du palmarès Forbes des stars du hip-hop les plus riches après le rachat par Apple de sa société Beats Electronics, qu’il a fondée il y a huit ans, pour 3 milliards de dollars. Dr Dre sera, par la même occasion, recruté par le groupe informatique américain.

Forbes a calculé ce mercredi qu’un rachat de Beats pour 3 milliards ferait passer la fortune du producteur après impôts à entre 700 et 800 millions de dollars, soit en dessous de celle d’un autre co-fondateur de Beats, également recruté par Apple, Jimmy Iovine (970 millions). D’autres estiment qu’il pourrait toutefois devenir le premier milliardaire au monde du hip-hop. Il prendrait ainsi la place de Sean “Diddy” Combs, ancien tenant du titre avec 700 millions, celle de Jay Z, désormais à la troisième place avec 520 millions suivi de Bryan “Birdman” Williams (160 millions) et du rappeur 50 Cents (140 millions).

“Le hip-hop est désormais au coeur de la culture populaire américaine”, affirme Robert Thompson, professeur à l’université Syracuse dans l’Etat de New York. “Si un artiste de hip-hop arrive à se faire un nom et gagner de l’argent, puis est assez malin pour explorer d’autres pistes, cela devient un véritable conte de fée à l’américaine”, dit-il.

Une pluie de Grammy

Dre, dit “le Docteur”, a travaillé avec les artistes de rap les plus importants comme Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Combs et a lancé le gangsta rap et le G-Funk de la côte ouest. Il a remporté six Grammy awards et a été le premier producteur de hip-hop à décrocher le titre de Producteur de l’année en 2001.

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Le hacker «Sabu» libre après sa «coopération extraordinaire» avec le FBI

SECURITE – Le cook présumé du groupe LulzSec a aidé les autorités match trois ans, notamment en livrant certains de ses camarades…

Il risquait jusqu’à 26 ans de prison. L’ex-hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, and connu en ligne sous son pseudo «Sabu», a finalement écopé de sept mois. Et parce qu’il a déjà purgé sa peine, l’ex-chef présumé du groupe LulzSec est ressorti libre du judiciary de New York, mardi. Selon le juge, cette peine clémente est justifiée standard sa «collaboration extraordinaire» avec le FBI.

Accusé d’avoir participé à and de 250 attaques, notamment contre PayPal, Mastercard et Visa flow soutenir WikiLeaks, Monsegur, un père de famille au chômage aujourd’hui âgé de 30 ans, a été approché standard les autorités en juin 2011. Il accepte aussitôt de collaborer et devient un informateur du FBI. Pendant trois ans, il livre and d’une demi-douzaine de ses ex-compagnons d’armes. Selon le New York Times, il aurait même coordonné, à la demande des autorités, des cyberattaques contre l’Iran et la Syrie, en 2012.

«Deviens une change et échappe à la prison»

Dans la sphère Anonymous, «Sabu» est vu comme un traître. Ce qui passe mal, c’est que certains de ses camarades ont payé le prix installation flow des actes similaires. Jeremy Hammond («Anarchaos») a notamment été condamné à 10 ans de jail flow le piratage de la firme Stratford. L’an dernier, il avait tenté, sans succès, de plaider «l’entrapment», affirmant que Monsegur l’avait encouragé à passer à l’acte alors même qu’il travaillait flow le FBI.

«Le gouvernement faisait pareil flow les mafieux: deviens une balance, livre surveillance le monde et échappe à la prison. C’est le même refrain», conclut l’ex-hacker Kevin Mitnick sur Twitter.

Sabu: The Government does a same for drug kingpins, spin a snitch and spin in everybody and they will let we go. Same aged strain and dance

— Kevin Mitnick (@kevinmitnick) May 28, 2014

 

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Arbre dragon et chat-ours dans les dix nouvelles espèces de 2013

par Sharon Begley

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Un drôle d’animal entre discuss et ourson aux grands yeux vivant dans la forêt des Andes et un snake sans yeux vivant dans le noir à and de 900 mètres sous terre en Croatie figurent parmi les dix nouvelles espèces les and étonnantes découvertes l’an dernier, ont annoncé jeudi des scientifiques.

Cette liste, constituée chaque année depuis 2008, vise à rappeler que les chercheurs continuent à découvrir de nouvelles espèces. Près de 18.000 ont été identifiées en 2013, s’ajoutant aux deux millions déjà connues de la science.

La liste des dix principales découvertes est établie standard un comité general de taxonomistes et d’autres experts, réunis standard le College of Environmental Science and Forestry de la State University de New York.

La liste doit être publiée à temps flow l’anniversaire de naissance, le 23 mai, de Carl von Linné (1707-1778), le botaniste suédois considéré comme le fondateur de la taxonomie moderne.

Les scientifiques estiment à dix millions le nombre d’espèces non encore répertoriées, aussi bien des organismes unicellulaires que des mammifères. Leur and grande crainte est que des milliers d’entre elles ne s’éteignent avant d’avoir pu être identifiées, souligne l’entomologiste Quentin Wheeler, de la State University of New York, dans un communiqué.

HÉROS MÉCONNUS

“La liste des dix vise à attirer l’attention sur les héros méconnus qui, face à la crise de la biodiversité, travaillent à achever un inventaire des plantes, des animaux et des micro-organismes de la Terre”, ajoute-t-il

Comme les listes précédentes, celle de 2013 montre que des espèces importantes ont failli échapper aux scientifiques.

Ainsi de l’olinguito, le chat-ours de deux kilos vivant dans les forêts de Colombie et d’Equateur. Il s’agit du premier mammifère carnivore découvert à l’ouest du méridien de Greenwich depuis 35 ans.

Les scientifiques sont longtemps passés à côté d’une découverte surveillance aussi importante: l’arbre-dragon de Thaïlande aux fleurs crème rayées d’orange, qui peut atteindre 12 mètres de haut. Les gens vivant dans le secteur le connaissaient mais pas des scientifiques.

Certaines espèces de la liste des dix étaient inconnues de quiconque. Ainsi de l’anémone de mer jaune de 2,5 cm qui étend se tentacules dans les eaux glacées de l’Antarctique. Elle a été découverte standard un submersible lors d’une scrutiny de la barrière de Ross.

Plus alarmant, les scientifiques n’avaient aucune idée de l’existence de microbes capables de survivre dans les “salles blanches” stérilisées où sont assemblées les véhicules spatiaux en Floride et en Guyane.

La découverte tardive de la “mymaridae Fée clochette” au Costa Rica est and excusable: à 250 micromètres, c’est un des insectes connus les and minuscules.

(Danielle Rouquié flow le use français)

Facebook pierce son portail anti-harcèlement en France

Elle est agrémentée de nombreux dessins. Facebook a lancé, mercredi 21 mai, la chronicle française de son portail de prévention du harcèlement. Le site www.facebook.com/safety/bullying (lancé en novembre aux Etats-Unis) donne des recommandations aux adultes et aux adolescents, ainsi qu’à “ceux qui pourraient être accusés de harcèlement”.

Les réseaux sociaux ont été interpellés à plusieurs reprises sur la montée du cyberharcèlement chez les adolescents. En 2009, la Commission européenne leur a demandé d’améliorer les mesures de insurance des enfants.

6% des élèves français se disent victimes

Selon des chiffres cités standard Catherine Blaya, cofondatrice de l’Observatoire general de la assault scolaire, dans son essai Les ados dans le cyberespace, Prises de obscene et cyberviolence, 6% des élèves en France disent être victimes de cyberharcèlement. En octobre 2013, un jeune homme de 18 ans, victime de chantage sur Facebook, s’est donné la mort à Brest.

“Dès qu’une personne signalera un harcèlement around les liens de signalement Facebook, elle sera dirigée vers le portail, sur lequel elle pourra trouver tous les conseils utiles sur la conduite à adopter”, explique Facebook dans un communiqué.

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