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Protestors Are Gaming Google Images So When You Search 'Idiot,' President ...
First President Trump topped protests across London as a giant baby blimp. Now, he's topping Google Images. Protestors, activists and Internet users are seeking to influence Google's algorithm so that when the term “idiot” is searched for, images of ...
Public date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:00:00 +0800
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'Rowan Atkinson has died' stories are FAKE news – and could give your PC a virus
ONLINE rumours that Rowan Atkinson is dead are a hoax – to trick you into downloading a virus. The actor is alive and well, but a dangerous scam is circulating online that could end up damaging your computer. More to come... Did you see this hoax on ...
Public date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0800
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Wheelock Properties parent offers S$2.10 per share to privatise developer ...
SHARES of Wheelock Properties (Singapore) jumped on Thursday after its Hong Kong-listed parent made a S$2.10 per share offer to take the mainboard-listed property developer private. The voluntary offer by Wheelock and Company, which already owns ...
Public date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0800
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Bitcoin Prices Up 16% In Seven Days At $7400, Still Undervalued
A strong rally over the last seven days sent Bitcoin prices firmly above the $7,000. Ethereum and XRP registered double-digit gains, too—see Table 1. Most gains came in the last forty-eight hours, following positive comments by Goldman Sachs' incoming ...
Public date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00:00 +0800
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Chelsea transfer news: Club resigned to losing Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid ...
Real Madrid are expected to push ahead with a deal for Thibaut Courtois as Chelsea analyse their options with regards to recouping a fee for the Belgian international and replacing him this summer. The Blues are now ready to accept that Courtois will ...
Public date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:00:00 +0800
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Hangout with ST: Let's talk about Michelin's Bib Gourmand list and e-scooters
SINGAPORE - Get your weekly dose of what's trending in Singapore and around the world with a live video series by The Straits Times. The series - which adopts a casual, talk-show format - airs every Thursday at 4.30pm on ST's Facebook page. This week's ...
Public date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0800
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Football: Liverpool close in on record €75m deal for goalkeeper Alisson
LONDON: Brazilian international Alisson is expected to sign for Liverpool on a five-year deal worth €75 million, a world record for a goalkeeper, media reports suggested on Wednesday (Jul 18). The 25-year-old, who currently plays for Roma in Italy, is ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:00:00 +0800
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The Kawhi Leonard Trade Was Odd And Inevitable
It obviously didn't come out of left field, as Kawhi Leonard made it known to the Spurs organization that he badly wanted to be dealt. And it puts a definitive punctuation mark on what had been an enchanted two-decade run of success in San Antonio. But ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:00:00 +0800
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Car COE prices rebound, others ease
SINGAPORE - Certificate of entitlement (COE) prices for cars ended higher at the latest tender on Wednesday (July 18), signalling strong sales after premiums plunged to their lowest in eight years two weeks ago. COE prices for cars up to 1,600cc and ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +0800
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US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela made public
US intelligence agencies continued to monitor Nelson Mandela as a potential Communist menace even after he was released from prison. The Washington-based group Property of the People released thousands of pages of US intelligence documents on ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:00:00 +0800
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People are accusing Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott of ripping off a famous ...
In case you missed it, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are on the cover of the newest issue of GQ. But as media and fashion watchdog Diet Prada pointed out, Jenner and Scott's photo shoot is pretty similar to photos taken of Jane Birkin and Serge ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0800
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China's most expensive movie Asura becomes epic flop
With a $113 million (S$154 million) budget, the most expensive Chinese film ever made has become a flop of historic proportions, pulled from theatres on its opening weekend after bringing in a paltry $7.3 million. Alibaba Pictures' special effects ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0800
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India vs England: Ravi Shastri dismisses speculation surrounding MS Dhoni's ...
In three games, Dhoni amassed 79 runs at an average of 39.50 and striking them at 63.20. While he continued to be reliable behind the stumps, his batting was so poor that he was booed during the Lord's ODI, which India lost by 86 runs. But Shastri ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0800
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Diluting the Lodha reforms is bad for cricket (and all Indian sport)
Okay, Indian cricket fans... hell, Indian sports fans, lend me your ears. At some point over the next few days a decision is expected from a bench of the Indian Supreme Court with which - if recent courtroom goings-on indicate correctly - the current ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0800
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Hong Kong Airlines awarded Skytrax 4-star rating and named one of top 20 ...
HONG KONG, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Airlines celebrated a big win yesterday at the prestigious 2018 World Airline Awards, when it once again retained its Skytrax 4-star rating. Thanks to our customers' votes, Hong Kong Airlines also made ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0800
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Koufu serves up lukewarm trading debut after giving up gains to end flat at ...
SINGAPORE: Home-grown food court operator Koufu fizzled in its trading debut on the Singapore Exchange's (SGX) mainboard on Wednesday (Jul 18), closing flat at its initial public offering (IPO) price of S$0.63 apiece. The counter got off to a good ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:00:00 +0800
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Georges Lemaître: Google marks 124th birth anniversary of Big Bang Theory ...
Google Doodle celebrates the 124th birthday of famed Belgian astronomer, Georges Lemaître. Lemaître was best known for formulating the modern big bang theory in 1927. The theory suggests that the universe began with a huge explosion of a small ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0800
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India vs England: Embarrassed Root won't 'drop the mic' again
"Hopefully over time, and it's not something that will happen overnight, we'll see big improvements long-term within the group," added the 27-year-old, now second in the latest ICC ODI batting rankings, behind India captain Virat Kohli, published ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0800
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Gloucestershire face tall chase on final day
In a maniac 14-wicket day, Jofra Archer had his share of fun late in the day, getting the two Gloucestershire openers to nick off to the keeper in the dying moments of the day, before the nightwatchmen George Drissell and Matt Taylor saw off any ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +0800
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Ryde rolls out instant booking service to reduce passenger waiting time
The RydeX service was launched in May by local start-up Ryde Technologies, which started off with carpooling services in 2015. RydeX's new feature will reduce the average wait time for passengers to under five minutes for each booking, Ryde said ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:00:00 +0800