Microsoft Works on Wireless Earbuds, Aretha Franklin Earns Posthumous Pulitzer Prize + 3 More Hot News of Tuesday, Apr.16

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Nexter.org made a list of the most important news you need to know this Tuesday morning (April 16).

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1. French billionaire pledges €100 million towards rebuilding Notre-Dame 

François-Henri Pinault, the husband of actor Salma Hayek and chairman of international luxury group Kering, which owns brands like Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, has pledged €100 million (USD 113 million) to rebuild France’s Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, according to an AFP report. The historic architecture was damaged by a devastating fire.

2. Sci-fi writer Gene Wolfe has died

Beloved science fiction writer Gene Wolfe has died, according to The New Yorker. Wolfe wrote over two dozen books.

3. Microsoft is working on its own version of wireless earbuds

According to Brad Sams of Thurrott, Surface Buds is one name Microsoft is considering for a possible pair of in-ear wireless earbuds, designed to compete with Apple’s AirPods.

4. Israeli scientists unveil ‘world’s first printed 3D heart’

In what Israel is calling a breakthrough in transplant science, the country’s foreign ministry spokesman announced that scientists in Tel Aviv “have created a vascularized human heart that fully matches the properties of a human patient.”

5. Aretha Franklin earns posthumous Pulitzer Prize

Aretha Franklin on Monday was awarded a special citation prize “for her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades,” according to a release.


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Microsoft Works on Wireless Earbuds, Aretha Franklin Earns Posthumous Pulitzer Prize + 3 More Hot News of Tuesday, Apr.16
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