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Photographer who created the lightning image went on BBC to explain how he did it

(Source: mothership.sg)

The lightning image goes global.

It’s always good to see Singapore represented in global publications, and that’s exactly what photographer Darren Soh did when he made an appearance on BBC this morning. 444 more words

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Oracle slams Google to jury: “You don’t take people’s property”

(Source: arstechnica.com)

SAN FRANCISCO—Oracle’s copyright lawsuit is all about one “very simple rule,” the company’s attorney told a jury today.

“You don’t take people’s property without permission and use it for your own benefit,” said Oracle lawyer Peter Bicks. 1,007 more words

Technology

Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in US strike

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

HANOI: Barack Obama on Monday (May 23) confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US strike, hailing his death as an “important milestone” in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan. 62 more words

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Motorcycling: Lorenzo edges Marquez to win Italian MotoGP

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

LUCO DI MOGELLO, Italy: Jorge Lorenzo overtook Marc Marquez at the line to win the Italian MotoGP on Sunday (May 22), as home favourite Valentino Rossi retired with a mechanical problem. 76 more words

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Kerry hails 'remarkable' Myanmar changes after Suu Kyi talks

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday (May 22) hailed Myanmar’s transition to a civilian government steered by Aung San Suu Kyi as a “remarkable statement” that furthers the global democratic cause. 50 more words

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Fire breaks out at Rivervale Plaza, no one injured

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at the rooftop of Rivervale Plaza on Saturday morning (May 21), but no one was injured from the incident, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). 96 more words

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China official media blackout on Taiwan inauguration

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

BEIJING: Official mainland Chinese news outlets largely snubbed the inauguration of Taiwan’s Beijing-sceptic new president Tsai Ing-wen on Friday (May 20), while searches for her name and “Taiwan” were blocked on social media. 314 more words

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